Bert Long comes to Houston’s Contemporary Arts Museum by way of the Fifth Ward, the Marines, haute cuisine—and the Prix de Rome.
Photograph by George Krause
Two San Antonio shows examine how Texas artists interpret the state’s past and present.
Austinite Rebecca McEntee’s nostalgic view of a Hill Country retreat appears in Texas on a Roll–Images of Texas by Texas Photographers (Thomasson-Grant, $50), a project of the state’s three chapters of the American Society of Magazine Photographers. Members were asked to submit the best of their work. Some 160 photographers
The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers, heroes of hippiedom, are alive and well and living in Paris.
Melissa Miller’s latest paintings are a dark departure from her past; a Rauschenberg retrospective examines his youthful eye.
Paris-based Sebastião Salgado was among the international corps of photographers who converged on Kuwait last February to document the oil-field inferno that the retreating Iraqis left behind. On assignment for the New York Times Magazine, Salgado also captured the crushing weariness of the firefighters, many of whom worked for Texas
Sifting through stored collections, the Dallas Museum of Art discovers a tradition of spiritual subtlety among Texas artists.
Photograph by Harry Benson
Adán Hernandez’s art career was going nowhere. Then Hollywood arrived to make him a star.
Photograph by Michael O’BrienMichael O’Brien put the legendary Heisman trophy winner on the highest available pedestal for this shot. Campbell joins the trio of other famous Texans —Nolan Ryan, George Strait, and former Miss USA Gretchen Polhemus—who have posed looking spiffy for Wrangler’s “Western originals” advertising campaign, created by
Photograph by David Levinthal
Photograph by Ethan Hoffman
A tip of the cap to Texas’ crowning glories.
Photograph by Ave Bonar
Photograph by Anne Noggle
Photograph by William Coupon
All is clam, all is bright in folk-art manger scenes.
San Antonio’s new ancient-art gallery takes you back a few millennia.
Not since Remington and Russell has a cowboy artist sold so many works—for so much—as Fredericksburg’s G. Harvey.
Rich Clarkson brings a new perspective to Texas A&M honor guards “humping it”—Aggies claim the peculiar crouch helps project yells—in game day usa, a survey of college football culture by 22 photographers, just issued by Kodak/Thomasson-Grant.
Photography by Wyatt McSpadden
An exhibition by a trio of contemporary women artists looks at what matters most to them.
Photograph by O. Rufus Lovett
Nine-Year-Old Brent Cunningham just after his Red Brangus heifer placed second at the 1989 Austin Livestock Show and Rodeo. Photograph by Michael O’Brien
Benito Huerta reconciles the religious and the worldly in powerfuul new works at Houston’s Contemporary Arts Museum.
Drawing from its extensive Texas art collection, Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts has assembled a concise survey of a vast subject.
Well-shod supermodel Fay Ray steps out in true Texas style.
A Fort Worth exhibit of scenes from the Mexican War shows that fanciful lithographs outgunned the realism of nascent photography.
Two museum shows culled from private collections illustrate that Texans know what they like—and it's not just Monets and Renoirs.
For years, the Dallas Museum of Art sought prestige by following the mainstream. The new director thinks it’s time to change course.
In downtown Mexico City are the ruins of the great Aztec pyramid, the site where one empire ended and a new world began.
Heroes in the shade.
In a Fort Worth exhibit of Russian and American paintings, two groups of artists use the same vocabulary to express profoundly different views of life and art.
The current show at Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts brings 150 years of photography into sharp focus.
In a Houston retrospective, the art of Julian Schnabel appears to be aging prematurely.
By turning two tiny dots into two huge hippos, James Marshall made an indelible mark on children’s literature, and little people laughed happily ever after.
An exhibit at Fort Worth’s Amon Carter Museum contends that before the cowboy became America’s hero, Indians and mountain men were the icons of a vanishing frontier.
The Dallas Museum of Art hosts an eighty-year retrospective of Wyeth family art that carries Nancy Reagan’s seal of approval.
Hans Holbein’s life drawings are a tantalizing glumpse into the lusty court of Henry VIII. And courtesy of HRH Queen Elizabeth II, they’re on view at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts.
The Menil Collection has received so much attention that its opening this month may seem anticlimactic. The only unknown is what the director plans to do with it all.
Using a circular saw and a shrewd commercial sense, Plano housewife Sandy Stein chiseled a new life for herself as a sculptor.
Anne Bass married one of the richest men in America. With his money and her ambition she became an important cultural force in Fort Worth and New York. Life was perfect. Then her husband left her.
An innovative folk art exhibition at the San Antonio Museum of Art affirms the irrepressible spirit of the Mexican people.
Melissa Miller’s lions and tiger confront demons, dance under the moon, and reflect the ambiguity of the modern world.