Art

Review: Lia Cook “Bridge 11”

These photographs aren’t prints: they’re woven fabric. Trading pixels for thread, Lia Cook weaves photography and neuroscience to create objects of emotion and reflection at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft [...]...

Ruffling the Fringe

WOULD YOU ATTEND YOUR OWN funeral? Would you let a stranger wash your hair? Would you put your art in the fridge? Consider also four-hour artist mini-residencies that run ’round the clock [...]...

Cut and Paste

IN A 1929 PHOTOGRAPH BY RUSSIAN avant-garde artist El Lissitzky, an extreme close-up of an eye stares out at the viewer, one dark, bristling eyebrow hovering over the oculus. The subject’s pupil has [...]...

Strait To Houston

IRINA CHMYREVA AND EVGENY Berezner do not rush to answers. After each question, there is a moment when they allow themselves a glance, and perhaps a few words in Russian. They then launch into long, [...]...

Creating In Motion

Sublimation Simulacrum January 7–February 11 Cohn Drennan Contemporary www.cohndrennancontemporary.com If there’s anything Dallas born sculptor Kit Reisch loves, it’s a challenge. Whether it’s living abroad or offering gallery-goers a provocative multimedia experience [...]...

Review: Antonio Murado

Antonio Murado Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas January 7–February 11, 2012 Some shows transform a gallery space into a new environment, or they challenge gallery goers’ aesthetic, political or social sensibilities, or they showcase the subtle or striking development in an artist’s recent work [...]...

Review: Joseph Havel

Joseph Havel Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas January 14–February 25, 2012 When art places us squarely within the ambit of mystery, we’d be foolhardy to ask for more. Joseph Havel’s exhibition, “Plus or Minus” at Talley Dunn Gallery, does precisely that. Like great literary works [...]...

Review: Luther Smith

We may not take the time to notice, but there are patches of wilderness that exist quietly between our expanding developments and highways. Luther Smith’s collection of photographs “Where I Live” reveals these natural oases within a sprawling suburban landscape that seems to grow [...]...

Review: Angel Fernandez and Kit Reisch

Variety of style and reference, scale and medium, motivation and effect — with Angel Fernandez and Kit Reisch’s “Sublimation Simulacrum” and Cande Aguilar’s “The Mericle Paintings,” Cohn Drennan Contemporary offers two shows that work together as an eccentric motley [...]...

Review: KAWS

KAWS Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth December 11, price 2011–February 19, 2012   The Modern gained a little street cred with the arrival of a Focus exhib...