Crystal Cities: Tommy Fitzpatrick at Holly Johnson Gallery
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Crystal Cities: Tommy Fitzpatrick at Holly Johnson Gallery

Tommy Fitzpatrick’s current exhibition Crystal Cities, on view through Nov. 4, includes ten compelling, colorful,…

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Waltz Across Texas: Texas Biennial Covers the State and Crosses Borders
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Waltz Across Texas: Texas Biennial Covers the State and Crosses Borders

Texas by the numbers invariably proves irresistible. So does the Texas Biennial, back in its…

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<em>Telepathic Improvisation</em> at the CAMH
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Telepathic Improvisation at the CAMH

The animating conceit of Telepathic Improvisation, a film by Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz and…

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<em>Tea Ceremony: </em>Tom Sachs at the Nasher
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Tea Ceremony: Tom Sachs at the Nasher

Tea Ceremony is the newest body of work by the American artist Tom Sachs, who…

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<em>Acts Of Aggression</em> at Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University
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Acts Of Aggression at Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University

A timely and thoughtful exhibition featuring the work of eleven Guatemalan artists across an array…

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Resurface: Gilad Efrat at Inman Gallery
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Resurface: Gilad Efrat at Inman Gallery

It has been five years since Israeli artist Gilad Efrat’s last showed at Inman Gallery,…

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Richard Stout’s Homecoming at AMSET
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Richard Stout’s Homecoming at AMSET

“I’ve always liked to work from home,” says Richard Stout, the Beaumont-born painter, sculptor, and…

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Genevieve Gaignard’s Passing Identities at HCP
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Genevieve Gaignard’s Passing Identities at HCP

Anyone who needs to be forced out of those “comfortable” preconceived notions of identity should…

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Nowhere and Now: Tudor Mitroi at Rudolph Blume Gallery
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Nowhere and Now: Tudor Mitroi at Rudolph Blume Gallery

Tudor Mitroi continues to explore time and space in his highly personal paintings on paper…

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Show Up: Jake Margolin and Nick Vaughan
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Show Up: Jake Margolin and Nick Vaughan

“We found Charles’s death certificate in the Trinidad municipal library, and the Catholic cemetery had…

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Haunting the Haunted: Misty Keasler at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
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Haunting the Haunted: Misty Keasler at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

An interest in what isn’t shown in a photograph is a relatively recent preoccupation among…

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Moving Forward, Looking Back: David McGee at Texas Gallery and HMAAC
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Moving Forward, Looking Back: David McGee at Texas Gallery and HMAAC

The mucky brown waters had barely begun to recede when artist David McGee’s mother reminded…

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Oz and Odessa Collide: Kelly O’Connor at the Old Jail Art Center
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Oz and Odessa Collide: Kelly O’Connor at the Old Jail Art Center

Two hundred miles separate the West Texas towns of Albany and Odessa. Best known for…

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Art Scene Stalwarts Among Harvey’s First Responders
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Art Scene Stalwarts Among Harvey’s First Responders

Monsters & Mayhem at the McNay
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Monsters & Mayhem at the McNay

San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum has been transformed into a haunted house for the Halloween…

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Designing Women: Dallas Gallerists Shape the Design District’s Contemporary Art Scene
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Designing Women: Dallas Gallerists Shape the Design District’s Contemporary Art Scene

The art scene in Dallas has long been influenced by avant-garde women: From the The…

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Glimpsed Through Liquid: Graham Caldwell at Circuit12 Contemporary
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Glimpsed Through Liquid: Graham Caldwell at Circuit12 Contemporary

Brooklyn-based artist Graham Caldwell’s exhibition Glimpsed Through Liquid, his first at Circuit12 Contemporary in Dallas’…

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Texas Studio: Diana Antohe
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Texas Studio: Diana Antohe

It would be facile to attach the “immigrant artist” label to Romanian-born, Texas-raised artist Diana…

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Sounds Modern Celebrates 10 Years of Connecting Art and Music
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Sounds Modern Celebrates 10 Years of Connecting Art and Music

It would be beating a long-dead horse to proffer any remark on the dearth of…

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The Sound of Things: Alyce Santoro and Bohyun Yoon at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
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Kimbell Hopes Casanova Arouses Art Lovers’ Ardor
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Kimbell Hopes Casanova Arouses Art Lovers’ Ardor

Audiences rarely flock to exhibitions about 18th century European art with the enthusiasm shown for…

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The Magnificent Faith Ringgold: A Legendary Artist’s Survey Exhibition at Houston Museum of African American Culture
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Muscle Memory: CAMH Surveys Annabeth Rosen’s Process-Pushing Ceramics
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Muscle Memory: CAMH Surveys Annabeth Rosen’s Process-Pushing Ceramics

Even as an undergrad, ceramic sculptor Annabeth Rosen was known as a “rabble rouser” for…

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Show Up: Trenton Doyle Hancock
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Show Up: Trenton Doyle Hancock

Make Austin Weirder: John Bock’s “Uncanny Musical” Does Its Part
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Make Austin Weirder: John Bock’s “Uncanny Musical” Does Its Part

“Keep Austin weird,” the bumper-sticker admonition goes, but German filmmaker John Bock—the latest of many…

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Rebel, Jester, Mystic Poet: Contemporary Persians at MFAH
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Rebel, Jester, Mystic Poet: Contemporary Persians at MFAH

One shouldn’t read too much into serendipitous timing, but I can’t help noting that Rebel,…

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Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints at the Dallas Museum of Art
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Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints at the Dallas Museum of Art

A captivating exhibition of over 150 prints drawn from the National Gallery of Art in…

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The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology
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The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology

An exhibition surrounding Polaroid photography has landed at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth,…

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Texas Studio: Dan Lam
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Texas Studio: Dan Lam

Viewers have many different reactions to Dan Lam’s sublime and potentially grotesque art.

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<em>Pixel Forest and Worry Will Vanish:</em> Pipilotti Rist at MFAH
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Pixel Forest and Worry Will Vanish: Pipilotti Rist at MFAH

Last summer, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presented two installations and a few somewhat…

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Texas Studio: Jennifer Ling Datchuk
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Texas Studio: Jennifer Ling Datchuk

Eyebrow-plucking as critique of conventional gender roles; wigs that mimic authenticity but question identity; porcelain…

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Shaping the Public Realm: A Look At Austin’s State of Public Art
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Shaping the Public Realm: A Look At Austin’s State of Public Art

Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles lit up Austin social media feeds days before the dizzying sculpture…

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Over the Borderline: Exhibitions at Artpace Address Contemporary Divisions
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Over the Borderline: Exhibitions at Artpace Address Contemporary Divisions

It could be argued that art is limitless. But is it borderless? This summer, Artpace…

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Collective Art: The Propeller Group at Blaffer Art Museum
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Collective Art: The Propeller Group at Blaffer Art Museum

There’s something deceptive about the exhibition on view at the University of Houston’s Blaffer Art…

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Simulate the Revolution: Digital Projections Enhance MFAH’s Mexican Modernism Survey
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Parallel Lines: Uniting Jim Crow-Era Works by Black, White Artists at Houston Public Library
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Parallel Lines: Uniting Jim Crow-Era Works by Black, White Artists at Houston Public Library

Houston audiences will get a rare glimpse into the Bayou City’s pre-boom, Jim Crow-era art…

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Roni Horn: Nasher Sculpture Center
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Roni Horn: Nasher Sculpture Center

For the first time at Dallas’ iconic Nasher Sculpture Center, curators have allowed for a…

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Unpeopled Landscapes: Esteban Delgado, Tom Turner, and Victor Pérez-Rul at Southwest School of Art
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Unpeopled Landscapes: Esteban Delgado, Tom Turner, and Victor Pérez-Rul at Southwest School of Art

Depending on one’s frame of mind, the new exhibitions on view through July 16 at…

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Sappers and Miners: Kelli Vance at Cris Worley
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Sappers and Miners: Kelli Vance at Cris Worley

The women in Sappers and Miners, Kelli Vance’s new show of paintings on view through…

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In the Garden: Zimbabwean Sculpture at the Dallas Arboretum
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In the Garden: Zimbabwean Sculpture at the Dallas Arboretum

Placed strategically throughout the lushly-landscaped grounds of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is a…

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