Self-Taught Art: Works from the Stephanie and John Smither Collection at The Menil
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Self-Taught Art: Works from the Stephanie and John Smither Collection at The Menil

On view at the Menil Collection through Oct. 16, As Essential As Dreams: Self-Taught Art…

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Push, Pull, Play:  Kirsten Reynolds’s Site Specific Constructions at Blue Star Contemporary
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Breath of History: Norman Lewis at Amon Carter Museum of American Art
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Breath of History: Norman Lewis at Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Almost seventy paintings and works on paper by Norman Lewis are on view through Aug.…

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Comfortable Heat Wave: Owen Drysdale at Barbara Davis Gallery
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Comfortable Heat Wave: Owen Drysdale at Barbara Davis Gallery

The floating mirages of Owen Drysdale’s Hot Summer Deadly Day are lovely, but bloodless.

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<em>Book From the Sky:</em> Xu Bing’s Breakthrough Work Comes to Texas
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Book From the Sky: Xu Bing’s Breakthrough Work Comes to Texas

In Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass (1872), the heroine Alice holds a mirror to…

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<em>flow:</em> Jae Ko at CAMH
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flow: Jae Ko at CAMH

Downstairs at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, the Zilkha Gallery is a cold space. When…

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The Blanton’s New Deputy Director and Curator Dives Into Collection
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Texas Star Curator Clint Willour Celebrates His Last Exhibitions at Galveston Art Center
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Texas Star Curator Clint Willour Celebrates His Last Exhibitions at Galveston Art Center

Clint Willour is a force in the Texas art world and beyond. His legacy reaches…

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Anna Bogatin:  New Paintings at Holly Johnson Gallery
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Anna Bogatin: New Paintings at Holly Johnson Gallery

In Anna Bogatin’s second solo show, on view through July 30 at Holly Johnson Gallery…

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Meditations on Love, Art, and Life: Yayoi Kusama at the MFAH
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Meditations on Love, Art, and Life: Yayoi Kusama at the MFAH

The name Yayoi Kusama often conjures images of polka-dots spreading out into the infinite, and…

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Art Out of Water:  Paola Pivi at Dallas Contemporary
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Art Out of Water: Paola Pivi at Dallas Contemporary

As museums today compete for social media attention, Dallas Contemporary currently finds itself pulling ahead…

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Hilary Lloyd at Blaffer Art Museum
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Hilary Lloyd at Blaffer Art Museum

“Casual elegance” is a phrase too often bandied about by women’s clothiers and wine marketers,…

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SHEILA PEPE invites SONDRA PERRY—<em>Put me down Gently: A Cooler Place + I’m Afraid I Can’t Do That</em>
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SHEILA PEPE invites SONDRA PERRY—Put me down Gently: A Cooler Place + I’m Afraid I Can’t Do That

“It’s very much like a drawing,” Sheila Pepe began. “Things are drawn, laid down, erased,…

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Rivane Neuenschwander: <em>Secondary Stories</em>
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Rivane Neuenschwander: Secondary Stories

Fun is a quality sadly lacking in much contemporary art, but Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander…

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<em>Letters without an Address</em>:  K. Yoland Explores Dallas’ Hidden History
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Letters without an Address: K. Yoland Explores Dallas’ Hidden History

In the spring of 1921, the recently established Dallas chapter of the Ku Klux Klan…

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Fresh Air:  Barry Whistler moves to the Design District
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Fresh Air: Barry Whistler moves to the Design District

Barry Whistler Gallery was a fixture in Deep Ellum for nearly 30 years so it…

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After All:  Joel Shapiro at the Nasher
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After All: Joel Shapiro at the Nasher

In celebration of the American sculptor Joel Shapiro, the Nasher Sculpture Center, which holds six…

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Reinventing Place: Art Blocks Awaken Main Street Square
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Reinventing Place: Art Blocks Awaken Main Street Square

The blocks between 900 and 1100 Main Street are traveled by many Houstonians on their…

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Four Corners Focus: PhotoSummer Captures Attention in the Southwest
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Four Corners Focus: PhotoSummer Captures Attention in the Southwest

On the heels of Houston’s lauded FotoFest, another photography showcase is gaining momentum in the…

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This Place
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This Place

Show Up: Margaret Meehan
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Show Up: Margaret Meehan

Little monsters look at us from ink, mold, paint, and collage. These monsters look familiar.…

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Randy Twaddle at Moody Gallery
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Randy Twaddle at Moody Gallery

Randy Twaddle’s work has long managed to tightrope that yawning maw between conceptually acerbic and…

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Be in the Moment: Matthew Ronay at the Blaffer
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Be in the Moment: Matthew Ronay at the Blaffer

With two room-size installations and a selection of recent sculptures and reliefs, Matthew Ronay’s work…

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Project Row Houses: Shattering the Concrete: Artists, Activists and Instigators
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Project Row Houses: Shattering the Concrete: Artists, Activists and Instigators

In the current round of exhibitions at Project Row Houses (through June 19), there is…

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Waves of Thinking: Exploring Sound with Abinadi Meza and Lina Dib
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Waves of Thinking: Exploring Sound with Abinadi Meza and Lina Dib

You can expect diversity in the range of art media produced in Texas. Residents often…

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Young Sons
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Young Sons

Looking for Connection: <em>We Chat: A Dialogue in Contemporary Chinese Art</em> at Asia Society
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The Main Feeling
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The Main Feeling

The Harvest of Leisure
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This Page Left Intentionally Blank or Not: Big Dance Theater at CounterCurrent
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This Page Left Intentionally Blank or Not: Big Dance Theater at CounterCurrent

“Don’t look at that. That’s not part of the tour,” is a phrase used by…

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The Shape of Home
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The Shape of Home

Spoilers
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Spoilers

Skin
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Skin

A New Weapon in the Cedars
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A New Weapon in the Cedars

Show Up:  Anthony Sonnenberg
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Show Up: Anthony Sonnenberg

Anthony Sonnenberg is draped in black and gold fabrics, busily applying a shimmering upholstery fringe…

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The Masque of the Red Death
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Dallas Art Fair: Student Sunday on April 17th
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Dallas Art Fair: Student Sunday on April 17th

The Dallas Art Fair in collaboration with Arts+Culture Texas magazine announces Student Sunday on April…

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Front and Center
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Front and Center

In Your Face
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In Your Face

Grim State
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Grim State