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.
A summit on art and activism at Houston’s Day for Night festival pulled no punches.
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 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's so special about the Northeast Texas town's facility? It's a room with a view.
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.
The conventional wisdom is that Republicans will pick up House seats in 2010, for two reasons. One is that the president's party seldom does well in the first off-year election (George W. Bush in 2002 being a notable exception). Another reason is that Democrats have to defend their recent gains
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.