The Standout: Hedda Sterne at Amon Carter Museum of American Art
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The Standout: Hedda Sterne at Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Commanding Space: Women Sculptors of Texas at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art
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Commanding Space: Women Sculptors of Texas at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

It’s been awhile since an exhibition prompted me to play the “Whither Texas art?” parlor…

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Color Fields: Gabriel Dawe Branches Out At Amon Carter
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Color Fields: Gabriel Dawe Branches Out At Amon Carter

Gabriel Dawe spent two weeks in August scaling the Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s…

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Larger Than Life
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Larger Than Life

Great and/or Mediocre Houston and/or Texas Art of the Past and/or Present in Houston Museums Now!
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Great and/or Mediocre Houston and/or Texas Art of the Past and/or Present in Houston Museums Now!

That’s the muddled message coming out of Randy Tibbits’s complaint about what he sees as…

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Of Paint, Peanuts, Potatoes, and Politics
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Of Paint, Peanuts, Potatoes, and Politics

IMAGE: De Scott Evans, The Irish Question (detail), 1880s. Oil on canvas. 30.5 x 25.4…

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Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, & Cuisine
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Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, & Cuisine

A society’s culture is shaped in part by the customs and traditions of food.

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Invading Art’s Territory
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Invading Art’s Territory

The second or third photograph you see in the Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s…

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The Many Lives of Artworks
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The Many Lives of Artworks

Hotel Texas Marks an Awkward Anniversary, recipe Reveals Art’s Shifting Signifiers IMAGE: Andy Warhol, Double…

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