Art

The Naked Truth

In hailing Lucian Freud as “the Ingres of existentialism” mid-last century, the British art critic Herbert Read hit the descriptive mark with great precision. Read’s naming suggests opposites that have not so much been imperiously forced but organically birthed together. In Freud this meant a thorough punctiliousness cut with an anarchist [...]...

Review: David Katz, Systemic Expansion

Spindles and webs of organic shapes span the hallway like an alien garland, interlinking peculiar bulbous nodes. Hard ceramic cages squinch and shape the interlinked tumorous forms. The bone-like lattices that festoon the hallways of the Artists Gallery at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft comprise Systemic Expansion, the latest [...]...

Arts Aid

Movers and shakers of the Houston Arts Resource Fair, Sarah Schellenberg, A+C Social Media Manager Candace Kizer, Jerome Vielman and K.C. Scharnberg.PHOTO: MAR...

Gray Boxes

Sicardi Gallery’s New Building Extends a 10-Year Trend About ten years ago I was intrigued by the construction of what was then Evelyn Gorman’s avant-garde bout...