Rebecca Cohen



Watercolor landscapes, pre-Columbian objects—
and a painting by Modigliani.

Picture This

The Austin Museum of Art tries to right itself, again.

Go to Jail!

After twenty years Albany’s Old Jail Art Center has become the best small-town museum in the state— and maybe in the nation.

Edifice Complex

Once upon a time, you went to a museum to see what was inside. Now you go to see the museum itself—and nowhere is this trend more in evidence than in Texas.

The Top 10 Foundations

They give to the neediest Texans.


Charting the state’s museum-building boom.