Tinkering in his backyard, Dan Marsh aims to devise an efficient source of electricity for suburban rooftops and beachside barbecues.
Jesse Lott, the influential cofounder of Project Row Houses who died last week at age eighty, was a genius in his own right.
Self-trained muralist Roberto Marquez creates public art after mass shootings and other tragedies. Unfortunately for everyone, he’s been very busy.
Malin’s ubiquitous aerial images of beaches, versions of which you can purchase on puzzles, rugs, towels, and more, are a hallmark of our era.
A major exterior improvement project for the UT art museum builds excitement, but old cracks show.
Raúl the Third, the creator of the World of ¡Vamos! series, depicts a colorful childhood spent between El Paso and Juárez.
How should we feel about Reynier Leyva Novo’s shockingly on-the-nose new sauna installation?
“Soy de Tejas” is an ambitious survey exhibition at the Centro de Artes Gallery featuring forty up-and-coming artists from around the state.
Margaret Brown’s remarkable ‘Descendant’ deserved to take its case for reparations to an audience of millions.
If your dishwasher works properly, you probably have a long-ago Texas Instruments employee to thank.
From Marfa to Montrose, we live, laugh, and love amid the same wall decor. Whose fault is it?
Making sense of the politics behind the unprecedented attacks on Texas school library volumes that deal with issues of race and gender.
Roll through the final weekend of the annual tour like a local art savant.
Ruby City rotates its contemporary collection with a new show well-timed for spooky season.
West Texans didn’t much appreciate Don DeLillo’s ‘End Zone’ at the time, but it elevated the lexicon of football to high art.
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.