Pablo Helguera's exhibition The Fable is to be Retold at DiverseWorks (on view through Nov. 19) opened with a performance recital in five parts, each of which considers the ways we learn and imagine, evoked through the lens of youth.
iven that the art world is a breeding ground of extraordinary ego and smothering politeness, it is not surprising that most “arts leaders” are people sufficiently advanced in their careers to have the institutional backing to get away with being a jackass.
Los Angeles filmmaker and performer Wu Tsang has started a year-long project, commissioned by DiverseWorks with the University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.
Some people say ideas are a dime a dozen.
The Idea Fund says they are $3,500 each and, with help from a special initiative of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, it is putting that money directly into the hands of Texas artists. As a result, some of the state's most provocative or otherwise unexpected imaginings are being made real.