Merritt Tierce, writer of the viral essay “The Abortion I Didn’t Have” and lauded novel ‘Love Me Back,’ speaks to our “hateful, ominous” moment.
The late San Antonio philanthropist’s two-story condo, once a social hub of the art world, is the ultimate blank canvas.
In the captivating show, on view at the McNay, San Antonio native Donald Moffett remixes the museum’s collection alongside his own work.
A dystopian puppet show and aisles of groceries made out of plastic bags kick off Fusebox Festival 2022.
Painter Sedrick Huckaby has converted his late grandmother's Fort Worth home into Kinfolk House, a venue designed to bring art to "regular people."
Ariel René Jackson’s "A Welcoming Place" will likely be one of the more discussed Austin art shows of the season.
A retired Air Force pilot has documented construction of the "Gigafactory" in obsessive detail—and believes it's about to produce its first cars.
Texans have five days to celebrate Wayne Thiebaud, the late painter famous for his delectable still lifes, at an eye-popping retrospective in San Antonio.
The singer-songwriter-artist reveals the inspirations behind his music in a multimedia museum show in Austin.
‘Texas Monthly’ contributors share which works best captured a year that seems to defy categorization—and which shows they’re looking forward to in 2022.
The Valley’s landscapes and people are subjects of a transporting art exhibit in San Antonio's Presa House gallery.
An annual tour of artist studios opts for a wider map as cost of living blows up the east side of the city.
A Luis Jiménez exhibition in Austin focuses on Southwestern themes in the art of the late, great El Pasoan.
Reclusive mailman and genius autodidact Kermit Oliver shows himself to be a hidden gem of Texas painting.
An ambitious traveling exhibition asks how we became a state of endless fences, dams, and gas flares.
The Dallas-based director's short is inscrutable, arty, and part of the excellent anthology ‘The Year of the Everlasting Storm.’
A searingly feminist 1925 memoir of life in small-town Texas rises from the dustbin of patriarchy.
The 2021 Texas Biennial abounds with new monuments for a state and art community in transition.
Dallas-based director David Lowery’s ‘The Green Knight’ goes medieval on a hoary romance of King Arthur and Camelot.
The Van Gogh projection-room craze comes to Austin, with Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio on deck.
The empathic gaze of the Fort Worth artist is on view at Austin’s Blanton Museum this summer and fall.
The city’s tech industry enjoyed big-time growth despite—or because of?—the nation’s difficult past year.
A New, (Literally) Underground Art Installation in a Houston Cistern Reflects Our Lost-in-Space Pandemic Moment
Anri Sala’s immersive work is an eerily out-of-time experience.
The Houston-born painter explores questions of faith alongside the myths and legends of Texas history.
Carlos Ramirez’s ‘Altar to a Dream’ honors his parents, who traveled across Texas and the U.S. to pick crops.
Attracting so many tech companies and workers from California isn’t going to transform the city into another San Francisco—for both the better and worse.
The founder of Tesla and SpaceX says he’s relocating to the Lone Star State. But which of our tech hubs is the best fit for the eccentric billionaire?
Once one of Texas’s most prominent artists, Winter was known for depicting idyllic rural scenes and the good life in Dallas. But his later, more experimental work is just as interesting.
After the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and three other museums delayed a retrospective of the painter Philip Guston, who used KKK imagery in his work, Texas art voices weigh in on the controversy.
On Saturday, it'll become the first major art museum in the nation to welcome back the public.
Some of Fusebox Festival’s most poignant moments came when performers stopped trying to put on a show, and instead simply bared their souls about the present predicament.
From theater to opera, Texas culture has moved toward virtual events.
Katherine Anne Porter’s ‘Pale Horse, Pale Rider’ tells the tale of a pandemic she barely survived.
Installation artist Mark Dion displays his findings in a tongue-in-cheek Fort Worth museum exhibition.
El Paso-born playwright Octavio Solis’s 'Quixote Nuevo' rides into Houston’s Alley Theatre this month.
Solange Pessoa’s new exhibition at Ballroom Marfa, ‘Longilonge,’ is rooted in archaeology and human psychology.
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s interactive ‘Border Tuner’ is visible this month from both cities along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Years after the late Linda Pace first shared her vision with rockstar architect Sir David Adjaye, the art museum is set to open in October.
Artistic director Rob Melrose ushers in a new era for the storied institution with the upcoming fall season, from Shakespeare to Octavio Solis.
Fernando A. Flores’s debut novel, ‘Tears of the Trufflepig,’ is an exhilarating borderland dystopia.
The artist's collaborative creation, like her other work, is deeply rooted in the communities she works with.
How ‘Checkpoint Carlos,’ a Work of Art Along the Texas Border, Was Inspired by Memories of the Berlin Wall
As government land seizures roil the Valley, a German-born artist points to stark historical parallels.
Ruby City, Adjaye’s first building in Texas, is the vision of the late Linda Pace, and will house her personal collection.
Our lack of a voter-verified paper trail and contingency planning make us vulnerable, says Rice University’s Dan Wallach.
An exhibition on police brutality prompts allegations, shutdown after curator is dismissed.
The first two installments of Vincent Valdez’s The Beginning Is Near trilogy—on view now in Austin and Houston, respectively—paint a picture of a fight for America’s soul.
How Hollywood came to 1950s Texas with a message of change and emerged with an enigmatic legend.
Morton, renowned eco-philosopher and co-curator of a new art exhibit at Ballroom Marfa, sees global warming as a new beginning, not an end.
The debut of a destination showpiece on the University of Texas campus marks a turning point for the Capital City.
The 77-year-old Houston painter Jimmie Durham has made a career working with Indian themes that he says are drawn from his heritage. But what if he’s not who he says he is?