Dario Robleto’s Cardiosonic Chronicle
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Dario Robleto’s Cardiosonic Chronicle

Sounds and their embedded cultural histories have long figured in the work of conceptual artist…

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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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Maurizo Cattelan and Nobuo Sekine–Who Wore It Better?
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Maurizo Cattelan and Nobuo Sekine–Who Wore It Better?

IMAGE: From left: Maurizio Cattelan, Untitled, 2009; and Nobuo Sekine, Phase of Nothingness — Cloth…

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The Painter and the Ad Man
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The Painter and the Ad Man

Braque, Magritte Had Overlapping Concerns, Wildly Different Visions   IMAGE: René Magritte, Le faux miroir…

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Wu-Tang Clan, the Single-Copy Album and Museums
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Wu-Tang Clan, the Single-Copy Album and Museums

IMAGE: Dario Robleto, At War With the Entropy of Nature / Ghosts Don’t Always Want…

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Nixon and the Treachery of Images
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Nixon and the Treachery of Images

IMAGE: René Magritte, La condition humaine (The Human Condition) (detail), 1933. Oil on canvas 100…

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$argent and Binge Viewing
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$argent and Binge Viewing

IMAGE: John Singer Sargent, Simplon Pass: Reading (detail), c. 1911, opaque and translucent watercolor and…

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What’s the Matter with Rice? Part 2
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What’s the Matter with Rice? Part 2

IMAGE: A view of James Turrell’s Twilight Epiphany (2012) on the Rice University campus. Photo…

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Braque, Magritte and Brown
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Braque, Magritte and Brown

Are artists in Houston paying attention to Braque and Magritte, given the abundance of their…

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The Corcoran’s Houston Connections
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The Corcoran’s Houston Connections

Tyler Green has a long, thoughtful Modern Art Notes entry on what the National Gallery…

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Are We World Class Yet?
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Are We World Class Yet?

Too Much is ‘Never Enough’
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Too Much is ‘Never Enough’

One of the Dallas Museum of Art’s strongest collecting areas is art made after World…

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Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds
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Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds

Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds is a remarkable exhibition of mostly drawingsby an artist whose name…

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Performania
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Performania

Artifacts:  November 2013
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Artifacts: November 2013

Houston Ballet's Ian Casady and Jessica Collado in Stanton Welch's Sons deL'âme a new work…

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WOLS: Retrospective
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WOLS: Retrospective

The Berlin-born Parisian artist Wols worked during a war-torn era when the art world’s center…

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