Razzle-Dazzle: DMA’s Asian Textiles Breaks Ground with Style
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Razzle-Dazzle: DMA’s Asian Textiles Breaks Ground with Style

During the past 10 years the Dallas Museum of Art has hit many important milestones…

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Kiki Smith: <em>Mortal</em> at Dallas Contemporary
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Kiki Smith: Mortal at Dallas Contemporary

Mortal, an exhibition of work by Kiki Smith at the Dallas Contemporary, on view through…

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In This Petri Dish: Day for Night Festival Immerses Houston In Art, Music, Activism
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In This Petri Dish: Day for Night Festival Immerses Houston In Art, Music, Activism

Day for Night, the music and art festival now entering its third year, has caused…

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The Latino List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders at the San Antonio Museum of Art
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The Latino List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders at the San Antonio Museum of Art

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders began shooting large-format portraits in the late 1970s, using an 8x10-inch camera to…

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The Space in Between: Mona Hatoum at the Menil Collection
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The Space in Between: Mona Hatoum at the Menil Collection

Terra firma is Latin for “solid land” but Mona Hatoum is not interested in stability.

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Mickalene Thomas: Waiting on a Prime-Time Star at Moody Center for the Arts
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Mickalene Thomas: Waiting on a Prime-Time Star at Moody Center for the Arts

There’s a living room constructed in the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University.

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The Show Must Go on…Somewhere Else: The Post-Harvey Scramble for Space
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The Show Must Go on…Somewhere Else: The Post-Harvey Scramble for Space

Rednecks and Circuit Queens, Together: Tito’s Prize Winner Zack Ingram Dares to Dream
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Rednecks and Circuit Queens, Together: Tito’s Prize Winner Zack Ingram Dares to Dream

Zack Ingram wasn’t entirely optimistic in spring, when he applied for the inaugural Tito’s Prize,…

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Origins, Rations, Extractions: Paula Luttringer and Gissette Padilla at Blue Star Contemporary
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Origins, Rations, Extractions: Paula Luttringer and Gissette Padilla at Blue Star Contemporary

Both Paula Luttringer and Gissette Padilla lived and emigrated from South American countries during eras…

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<em>Dornith Doherty:</em> Archiving Eden at Amon Carter
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Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden at Amon Carter

A black circle fills the frame; a dark void within which small white flecks float.

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A Decade of Surprises: The Refined and Undefined Appeal of Luminaria
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A Decade of Surprises: The Refined and Undefined Appeal of Luminaria

San Antonio’s expansive, one-night-only arts festival is turning 10 this year. In a city that…

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Let Your Flowers Grow: Anthony Sonnenberg in Bloom at Conduit
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Let Your Flowers Grow: Anthony Sonnenberg in Bloom at Conduit

Slippery truths: Pioneering film and video at the DMA
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Slippery truths: Pioneering film and video at the DMA

The opportunity to see film and video in art museums in North Texas has been…

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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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