The stark beauty and powerful emotion of her photographs are undeniable. An excerpt from a new book celebrating the life and work of Mexico’s incomparable Graciela Iturbide.
It wasn’t until I moved away that I saw that a lot of art, a lot of what Texas is about, didn’t come only from San Antonio.
In this summer of D-day nostalgia, we pause to
remember the unsung heroines of World War II: the
pinup girls painted on the noses of B-24’s and other
planes for luck and inspiration. Some of the most
colorful artwork is on permanent display in Midland.
Permission to view it granted.
A drive through the Hill Country and a brush with Texas’s mystic side gave my world-weary self a breath of fresh air.
If you’re looking for a cool place to see live music, then head to Helotes and the John T. Floore Country Store.
“I’m the one who introduced guitar boogie-woogie in this country, with a song I called ‘Gatemouth Boogie.’ It was a big hit.”
In the little town of Praha, southeast of Austin, there are a couple of houses, a cemetery, and one of the most beautiful painted churches in Texas.