Patrick McGrath Muñiz has crafted a beautiful deck that provokes questions about social justice, climate change, and your own way forward.
Art infuses every corner of San Antonio—from stunning sculptures and contemporary immersive exhibits, to fine art installations at museums with carefully curated collections and murals from some of the city and country’s most gifted artists. Art and culture are celebrated throughout the city in ways that are surprising and
Lubbock-based artist Jon Whitfill is on a mission to transform discarded texts into eye-popping works of art.
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.
The anonymous artist calls the piece “a light-hearted jab . . . at America’s propensity for ever-expanding excess.”
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.
Baldwin, who died in December, fought in Korea, met Picasso, traveled the world, and, with his wife, Wendy Watriss, made Houston a photography capital.
‘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.
The celebrated Fort Worth writer and entrepreneur spent most of his life in exile from his home state. But it never lost its grip on his imagination.
An annual tour of artist studios opts for a wider map as cost of living blows up the east side of the city.
Reclusive mailman and genius autodidact Kermit Oliver shows himself to be a hidden gem of Texas painting.
A new exhibit in Houston's Fifth Ward is an homage to—and a critique of—one of the country's first racially integrated art shows.
The 2021 Texas Biennial abounds with new monuments for a state and art community in transition.
The Huffman-based artist’s larger-than-life portraits of Black women are on view at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas.
The Houston-born painter explores questions of faith alongside the myths and legends of Texas history.
The Mexia-born artist’s new Blanton Museum show, “darling divined,’’ features striking woven textiles that reimagine stories central to his upbringing.
For nearly a quarter century, this bohemian venue and ”social sculpture” has been a gathering place for poets, performance artists, and even a rooster or two.
Rafael Gonzales Jr. has developed a version of the classic game for the age of the coronavirus.
The Austin native talks making a beaded guitar for Shakey Graves—and how a skull on the side of the road helped him find his medium.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, a conversation with the writer/illustrator about sustaining a creative life, the state of self-help, and the perils of cancel culture.
Art and activism intersected at the Rio Grande Valley’s first Encuentro en la Frontera.
The Lubbock native talks about his trippy, blood-flecked radio plays, the border wall, and working with Jo Harvey Allen.
Georgia O'Keeffe's talented younger sister was forgotten by art historians. A new exhibit in Dallas aims to shed light on her work.
The debut of a destination showpiece on the University of Texas campus marks a turning point for the Capital City.
A summit on art and activism at Houston’s Day for Night festival pulled no punches.
The 2017 Texas Biennial offers work from Texans around the state and across the border.
Ken Robison has been an artist for decades, but when he was asked to make the State Fair's butter sculpture, he got to use a new medium.
The state's best repositories of art, historical objects, and natural wonders.
Austin concert posters.
The 76-year-old Amarilloan gained international fame for funding the Cadillac Ranch art installation, which turns forty this weekend. But his legacy was tainted by sordid allegations of sexual abuse.
We'll never know who Farrah truly loved, but everybody has agreed that the painting belongs to Ryan O'Neal.
His "World Leaders" series of portraits opened last week at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, albeit to mixed reviews. What should the former President paint next?
Paños, small cloth swatches decorated with detailed illustrations by inmates, now hang in New York museums and are snapped up by worldly collectors.
What to see, hear, read, and watch this month to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.
What's so special about the Northeast Texas town's facility? It's a room with a view.
Turrell, now one of the most famous artists alive, has long captivated the attention of Texas's art patrons, bringing world-class art to the state's museums and universities.
The dustup around Playboy's controversial art installation outside of Marfa revealed regulations that might require the removal of the famous Prada Marfa sculpture.
The owners of Museum Tower took out a full-page ad in the Dallas Morning News Friday to (sort of) apologize that the new building is so shiny.
During a recent trip to Houston, I decided to make an early-bird dinner reservation so I could get over to the Rice University campus in time for the evening viewing of James Turrell’s Light Epiphany. Open since June, the site-specific “skyspace” was commissioned to mark the
How a rare statue in an unassuming temple made the capital city a place to seriously study Buddhism.
He did not grow up planning to become an artist: Robleto was captain of the football team at San Antonio’s Robert E. Lee High School and initially chose biology as his major at UT-San Antonio. But in 1993 he quite literally had an epiphany and turned to making art.
A brush with greatness.
Austin painter Julie Speed is the latest ascendant to the ranks of art royalty. Talk about a brush with greatness.
With a major retrospective of his work at three Houston museums, Robert Rauschenberg is once again the talk of Texas. What’s he been up to? A portrait of the artist as an old man.
On the money.
The boom in “outsider” art that began in New York, Chicago, and Atlanta has finally come to Texas, driven by true visionaries whose images conjure worlds that may have never existed but are invariably inhabitedby penetrating psychological truths.
One man’s Mexican pot is another man’s collectible.