Art

At Home in the World

The Everyday Innovation of Craft As I write, a large-scale international art and technology symposium is taking place in the Southwest region: organizations in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas are hosting conferences, festivals, exhibitions, workshops, educational programs, and more. All this technology has me thinking about craft [...]...

Taking a Bow and Sharing the Stage

Artist of the Year Aaron Parazette Presents New Work – His and Others’ A confluence of fortune has brought together two related painting exhibitions this fall: the 2012 Texas Artist of the Year exhibition at Art League Houston, FLYAWAY: New Work by Aaron Parazette [...]...

Review: Mike Beradino at Emergency Room

As sculpture physically occupying Emergency Room, a snack-sized exhibition space at Rice University, Mike Beradino’s Lode Runner is more of a curiosity than a feast for the eyes. It looks like what it is: a DIY computer, assembled from salvaged parts, whirring and humming atop a similarly [...]...

Review: In Appropriation at HCP

In Appropriation at the Houston Center for Photography is one of the strongest exhibitions currently showing in the city. Curated by SeeSaw Magazine founder and editor Aaron Schuman, it includes the work of seven artists who incorporate appropriation methodologies into their practices [...]...

Review: Eric Zimmerman

There’s a lot going on in Eric Zimmerman’s latest Art Palace exhibition, which is itself part of larger goings-on: a dialogue with another, now-closed Zimmerman exhibition at the Reading Room in Dallas and with the website endlessdisharmony.tumblr.com [...]...

Art-Making in the Here-and-Now

The Mitchell Center Calls Great Artists and Attention to Houston As many readers know, Forbes recently named Houston “America’s Coolest City” thanks in large part to our superb arts organizations. Defining itself amongst these, the University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts is dedicated to groundbreaking collaboration [...]...