Art

Review: Luminous

As the name suggests, “Luminous” is a show meant to shine light on, well, light. The seven contributing artists explore our often paradoxical associations with light — as an immaterial medium, a massless energy, a natural technology [...]...

Review: Brendan Cass “Texas”

Brendan Cass’ bright landscapes may seem crude, garish and generally unsettling at first, but the irresolvable images have a haunting quality that rewards extended viewing. His painting superficially resembles a style of figurative painting [...]...

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 [...]...