February 2018 Issue

Features

A Brief History of Texas Innovators

When the early Texas rancher Charles Goodnight invented the chuck wagon, in 1866, he didn’t just presage today’s food trucks; he solved an immediate problem, which was how to keep cowboys on the remote parts of the range well-fed. During the rough-and-tumble frontier days, Texas demanded such…

The State

Art

Jimmie Durham, Unmasked

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?…

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