Texas Lens: Audience as Player/Experiments in Interactive Performance
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Texas Lens: Audience as Player/Experiments in Interactive Performance

You arrive at Texas State University’s Performing Arts Center in San Marcos and find the…

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TX Studio: Ann Johnson
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TX Studio: Ann Johnson

Ann Johnson’s studio is a manifestation of the love that de Chardin believed comprises the…

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TX Studio: Julia Barbosa Landois
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TX Studio: Julia Barbosa Landois

Julia Barbosa Landois and I sit under the marginally-less sweltering awning of a Houston coffee…

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Border Crossings and the Transborder Biennial at the El Paso Museum of Art and Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez
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Border Crossings and the Transborder Biennial at the El Paso Museum of Art and Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez

Extending nearly 2,000 miles from the state of Texas, though Southwestern New Mexico, along the…

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Contemporary History: Vincent Valdez’s ‘The City’ at the Blanton Museum of Art
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Contemporary History: Vincent Valdez’s ‘The City’ at the Blanton Museum of Art

Artist Vincent Valdez visited Austin in 2015 to see the exhibition Witness: Art and Civil…

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The Standout: Hedda Sterne at Amon Carter Museum of American Art
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The Standout: Hedda Sterne at Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Artists in 3 Parts at the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts
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Artists in 3 Parts at the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts

Oil, Bats, and Bulletproof Vests: Minerva Cuevas’s Pop Mural at the DMA
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Oil, Bats, and Bulletproof Vests: Minerva Cuevas’s Pop Mural at the DMA

Awarded Anticipation: DMA 2018 Awards To Artists
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Awarded Anticipation: DMA 2018 Awards To Artists

Ten Texas artists, all of whom have set themselves apart through their work in sculpture,…

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TX Studio: Margo Sawyer
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TX Studio: Margo Sawyer

It Happened in Texas: Antoni Miralda, the Kilgore Rangerettes and Flying Bread at the CAMH
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It Happened in Texas: Antoni Miralda, the Kilgore Rangerettes and Flying Bread at the CAMH

Jim Harithas was the maverick director of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston from 1974 to…

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Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin: The Scene at Devin Borden Gallery
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Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin: The Scene at Devin Borden Gallery

Stepping into The Scene (Houston: 1969 -1981) at Devin Borden Gallery, the space seemed small,…

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Ambiente Amore: Felipe Lopez at Clarke & Associates
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Ambiente Amore: Felipe Lopez at Clarke & Associates

Through the expansive storefront windows of Clarke & Associates in Houston comes a flood of…

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Breaking Bread and Breaking Through: The CADD FUNd and Emergent Talent in Dallas
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Breaking Bread and Breaking Through: The CADD FUNd and Emergent Talent in Dallas

In February 2007, a group of 13 Dallas galleries came together to form Contemporary Art…

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Sonifying Sculpture: Luke Fowler’s Atmospheric Commission for the Nasher Sculpture Center
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Sonifying Sculpture: Luke Fowler’s Atmospheric Commission for the Nasher Sculpture Center

Glasgow-based artist and filmmaker Luke Fowler aims to convey information through atmospheric means, layering affect…

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Cultural icons and digital landscapes: A conversation with Vernon Fisher
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Cultural icons and digital landscapes: A conversation with Vernon Fisher

What remains to be seen: Houston’s Aurora Picture Show at 20
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What remains to be seen: Houston’s Aurora Picture Show at 20

Once identified as the oldest microcinema in the Southwest, founded by then-MFAH Core Fellow Andrea…

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Superflat Superstar: Takashi Murakami at the Modern
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Superflat Superstar: Takashi Murakami at the Modern

When we think of the images created by acclaimed Japanese contemporary artist Takashi Murakami, we…

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Hillerbrand+Magsamen: 147 Devices for Integrated Principles
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Hillerbrand+Magsamen: 147 Devices for Integrated Principles

“I have an absolute burning sensation to participate. I cannot just simply take a photograph…

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San Antonio Tree of Life: Margarita Cabrera and Mission Espada
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San Antonio Tree of Life: Margarita Cabrera and Mission Espada

For the better part of a year, Phoenix-based artist Margarita Cabrera has been working on…

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The Chapel and Accompanying Works: Francisco Moreno at Erin Cluley Gallery
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The Chapel and Accompanying Works: Francisco Moreno at Erin Cluley Gallery

Francisco Moreno’s The Chapel and Accompanying Works at Erin Cluley Gallery, on view through May…

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Texas Lens: Arts Pedestrians
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Texas Lens: Arts Pedestrians

“Where are you going?” asked Dallas’s favorite classical DJ Amy Bishop, as I was heading…

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What’s happening?: Right Here, Right Now: San Antonio at the Contemporary Art Museum Houston
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What’s happening?: Right Here, Right Now: San Antonio at the Contemporary Art Museum Houston

Thank goodness, because one thing our arts communities do not need is another wannabe dictator…

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The mystery of Texas State’s Pledges of Allegiance Flag
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The mystery of Texas State’s Pledges of Allegiance Flag

Imagine a project so powerful that it can quietly subvert hegemonic control with a single…

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East Meets West: Kamrooz Aram Confronts Modern Art’s Hierarchies, at The Modern
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East Meets West: Kamrooz Aram Confronts Modern Art’s Hierarchies, at The Modern

Past exhibitions by Kamrooz Aram have carried such provocative titles as Unstable Paintings for Anxious…

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Conversations in Art, Science & Technology: Moody Center for the Arts
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Conversations in Art, Science & Technology: Moody Center for the Arts

The artist, Josiah McElheny, working with cosmologist David Weinberg, creates a gallery-sized installation, consisting of…

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Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Texas Lens: Art Pilgrims
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Texas Lens: Art Pilgrims

Architecture of Creation: Michelangelo and the Vatican at MFAH
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Architecture of Creation: Michelangelo and the Vatican at MFAH

The artistic process rarely garners as much attention and appreciation as the finished masterpiece, but…

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TX Studio: Gael Stack
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TX Studio: Gael Stack

“They’re either very big or very small,” Gael Stack says as we stand before her…

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Drawing on influences: Benito Huerta at William Campbell Contemporary Art
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Drawing on influences: Benito Huerta at William Campbell Contemporary Art

The latest one-man show from Arlington painter/professor/curator Benito Huerta is dominated by self-portraits.

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From the Lands of Asia: Art through the eyes of collectors at the Kimbell Art Museum
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From the Lands of Asia: Art through the eyes of collectors at the Kimbell Art Museum

While it is an integral component of the art ecosystem, the role of the collector…

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A-Typical Painting: Laura Owens at the Dallas Museum of Art
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A-Typical Painting: Laura Owens at the Dallas Museum of Art

Serendipity often plays a large role in life; it can in the art world, too.…

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FLATS: A New Way to View Photography
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FLATS: A New Way to View Photography

Detailed Portrayals at the Dallas Vignette Art Fair
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Detailed Portrayals at the Dallas Vignette Art Fair

Now in its second year, Vignette Art Fair will introduce the city of Dallas and…

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SHOW UP: Libbie Masterson
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SHOW UP: Libbie Masterson

Entering Libbie Masterson’s studio is like a breath of fresh air. A small outbuilding is…

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Imaginary Concerts & Charged Objects: Marfa Myths/Hyperobjects at Ballroom Marfa
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Imaginary Concerts & Charged Objects: Marfa Myths/Hyperobjects at Ballroom Marfa

Taking it personally: Artists lead the way with poignant, political works at CounterCurrent
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Taking it personally: Artists lead the way with poignant, political works at CounterCurrent

Let’s be honest, things are a bit crazy right now, no matter which side of…

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Ripple: Havel Ruck Projects at Cherryhurst House
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Ripple: Havel Ruck Projects at Cherryhurst House

Ripple, on view at Cherryhurst House through Jan. 1, 2019, is the latest and perhaps…

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Hopper Meditations: Richard Tuschman at Anya Tish Gallery
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Hopper Meditations: Richard Tuschman at Anya Tish Gallery

It's hard not to think of Richard Tuschman's Hopper Meditations in light of the #MeToo…

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