Art

A Family Affair

The Stafford family has always shared an interest in art. Whether it was family vacation in Paris wandering through The Louvre, where young daughters Erin and Elissa curiously inspected “Sleeping Hermaphroditus,” the stunning marble sculpture dating back to first century B.C., or a weekend visit to the Fort Worth Contemporary [...]...

Review: Priya Kambli “Color Falls Down”

Priya Kambli’s “Color Falls Down” is one of three new exhibitions to open at the Houston Center for Photography. Part of the FotoFest Biennial 2012, the individual exhibitions by the three photographers all explore the domestic [...]...

Review: Amy Blakemore “New Pictures”

Looking at a distant hillside, we see the colors of the landscape fade to the palette of the sky. We know, of course, that should we travel there, we would not find shadowless blue dirt, shadowless blue trees. Those seemingly [...]...

Review: Glassell School of Art

At first glance, the Glassell School of Art’s “2012 Core Exhibition” seems disjointed and aimless, the exhibited work like nomadic strangers that have gathered only accidentally under the same roof. This is not surprising [...]...

Review: FotoFest 2012 Biennial

There was a chasm, according to the curatorial statement, a trench clawed into the cultural memory that separates the young Russian artists, who started making work in the last decade, from any sense of national continuity [...]...

Park Place Projects: The Art of Russ Pitman Park

“I’m interested in politics, the idea of connecting to the earth — as in artist Ana Mendieta’s ‘Silueta’ series,” says Divya Murthy, curator of “It’s a Phase,” an exhibition of on-site artist projects at Russ Pitman Park [...]...