Danny Williams of Dallas has a clear grasp of the modern masters and unequaled ambition and skill.
Tom Lea, the grand old man of Texas painting, grew up among giants. No wonder he always used a big canvas.
Texas' glass artists are leading a revolution in an ancient craft.
Shoot enough portraits of Texans, and you'll have made a portrait of Texas.
A spectacular show at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts reexamines the genius of El Greco.
A new book on the Amon Carter Museum’s photography collection chronicles one and a half colorful centuries of America in haunting black and white.
Roy Fridge’s curious assemblages reflect the cryptic world he created to replace the one he left behind.
Photographer George Krause draws the viewer into a twilight world where jocks, saints, and nudes seem almost mystical.
From all over the world, people are coming to Houston to find a better life. For a few of them—immigrants from Poland, Nigeria, and El Salvador—this is what it’s like.
He was wildly eccentric, he lived in a shanty on the Gulf, he subsisted as a bait fisherman, he had bizarre notions of eternal life. He may have been the best artist Texas has ever produced.
An evocative American portrait is one of 75 masterpieces from the Phillips Collection now on display in Dallas. A photographic exhibit in Austin on family life covered just about everything but the family.
Dallasite Mac Whitney is his own one-man construction crew - producing towering steel-plate sculptures.
Artists and art organizations are getting cut off from the federal dole - and maybe that’s not such a bad thing.
While other U.S. museums sought Rembrandts and Cészannes, Fort Worth’s maverick Amon Carter Museum collected an astound assortment of paintings and photographs of the American West.
When machine-printed polyester or rayon won’t do, consider the work of Texas’ top textile artists.
Dissident Russian artists paint a grim picture of life behind the Iron Curtain.
Sculptor Jim Love makes art look easy—and fun.
Leon Box is a retarded artist whose work underscores the beauty and absurdity of a world he has seen very little of.
Dallas’s David McManaway is an artist of many charms.
Horses of different colors leapt from the bright, bold palette of German abstractionist Franz Marc.
‘The Icebergs’ is the most expensive American painting in history, but it is also the center of an art-world mystery with a trail leading from an English boys’ school to a Dallas millionaire.
The USSR today wouldn’t tolerate the radical art that was nurtured during the Russian Revolution.
Eminent art critic Barbara Rose has assembled an exhibit of paintings of the eighties. Oh, yeah? Where did she get them?
Albert Giacometti’s sculptured figures, now at the Dallas Museum of Fine Art, are tall, emaciated, uncomprehending—and breathtaking.
Houston National Bank’s Ã¬Larger Canvas TwoÃ® takes it to the streets.
Houston Museum of Fine Arts exhibits the works of an unsung American artist. UT-Austin gathers the best contemporary art for “Made in Texas.”
Did Helmut Gernsheim make a mistake when he sold his priceless photography collection to UT?
Our photographer runs away to the circus.
Photographer Harry Callahan gets the picture. Painter Robert Levers gets his message across loud and clear.
Six Texas artisans are busy putting the craft back in craftsmanship.
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.
What do you do when you have more paintings than walls to hang them on?
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