Art

Pump Up the Volume

The Quiet Genius of Harvey Bott and the DoV “All ‘straight’ lines bend through space,” Harvey Bott tells me. That sounds like something having to do with math, and [...]...

Review: Adam McEwen

One of the most intriguing things about the Goss-Michael Foundation — and there are many — is their willingness to ruffle feathers. They stir things up. Because they concentrate on British art, their contemporary shows often allude to Western mythological stories and archetypal [...]...

Review: Roberta Harris

Eighteen new paintings by Houston artist Roberta Harris find inspiration in geometric forms in her recent show at Kirk Hopper Fine Art in Deep Ellum. Harris paints bold, textured, edgy, and haphazard paintings. She leaves a trail of her work process — drips, splats, impasto elements [...]...

Review: Dream Continuum

There’s a new gallery on Dragon Street in the Design District with a hip twist. Circuit 12 Contemporary owners Dustin and Gina Orlando (she’s a Booker T grad), opened their doors at the end of March with a show Dustin says is a “sampler” of the contemporary artists and the types [...]...

Review: Nick Barbee

Nick Barbee’s show at Plush Gallery, Proclamation, questions how things stand. His work, mainly minimal cement and plaster sculptures, does this by exploring and playing upon geometry and the notion of ground, both theoretical and material. In this multimedia exhibition of two- and [...]...

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 [...]...