Art

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 [...]...

POPAGANDA: Shepard Fairey

Punk rock skateboarder turned infamous street artist, Shepard Fairey moves beyond guerrilla-style art to forge an identity as a heroic figure in today’s pop culture.Shepard Fairey will be in Dallas participating in a citywide mural project [...]...

Review: McArthur Binion

“Perspectives 177: McArthur Binion” is one of two recent exhibitions to open at the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston. Organized by senior curator Valerie Cassel Olivier “McArthur Binion” features 12 [...]...