Austrian artists entered the twentieth century a few years early.
Houston’s Museum of Fine Art resurrects the genius of Mark Rothko. James Surls tries to answer the tricky question: what is Texas art? Amarillo hosts five pioneers of American photography.
Look, but don’t touch-three museums with glittering antiques from Pompeii, India, and Peru.
Old embroidery doesn’t die, it just becomes art.
The modern realist’s motto is what you see is what you paint.
From China, with kid gloves.
The large art of the very small.
Riding a color merry-go-round with America’s first modern painters.
The world is full of monuments to art—but how many can you live in?
Who won the Texas Monthly Photo Contest, and why.
Smile, you're a candid camera.
When is a wall not a wall? When it's a work of art.
A great photographer looks at plain people caught in the hard times of another Texas.
The IRS is waging a secret war against big art donors.
The word is out among young artists that our state is a good place to work.
Fort Worth’s art museums are a bigger attraction than the stockyards and, what’s more, most art doesn’t smell.
The Houston Contemporary Arts Museum has an acute case of schizophrenia.
DEGAS IN DALLASBetter known for his paintings, the French Impressionist artist Edgar Degas saw only one of his seventy-three sculptures exhibited in his own lifetime. Admirers of his work today are more fortunate. Seventy pieces, on loan for the first time from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, are currently
Everybody, Sing! If you always wanted to sing with an orchestra but no conductor ever asked you, plan to be at “The Sing,” Houston’s bright new community sing-along.“The Sing” is for anyone who wants to sing the world’s great choral favorites (yes, of course, the Hallelujah Chorus is included). No less
Modern Art In HoustonSince its establishment in Dallas 6 years ago, the Janie C. Lee Gallery has been known for showing the most celebrated of contemporary American artists. In mid-December, they opened a Houston branch that promises more of the same.The initial show is a group exhibition which includes most
Future-Shocking ExhibitionHouston’s Contemporary Arts museum takes the prize again for the new and different in experimental art. Beginning sometime in mid-December (the opening date had not been selected at press time) the museum will present the combined efforts of the futuristic-oriented Ant Farm, NASA, and the Texas Medical Center, in
Some recommendations on what to do, see and buy this month.
Fiddle-FaddleFiddler’s festival? A hillside field and a lake would be the perfect setting. But now they’ve covered it over with a shopping center and a parking lot.Seminary South isn’t country heaven, but it’s all right for a shopping center—it has lots of grass and flowers and trees and fountains. And
Another Texan stuns the New York art and theater world.