San Antonio photographer Al Rendón brings fifty years of rock and street photography to the Witte Museum.
Will Van Overbeek's images, with words by Oscar-winning screenwriter and Texas A&M alum and proud Aggie Al Reinert, were "good bull."
The Beaumont photographer zeroed in on the dignity of East Texas residents in his 1989 Texas Monthly photo essay.
Photos from this year's Luck Reunion, which welcomed back attendees for the first time since 2019.
Photographer David Johnson pays joyful homage to the 49-year-old festival, where revelers gather for late-night jam sessions around the campfire.
As multiple crises unfold across the state, photographers captured Texans doing their damnedest to keep warm and safe.
Images from across the state capture our eerily historic moment.
One month after a man from Plano drove to El Paso and murdered 22 people, a high school football game between the two communities became a chance to heal.
My grandfather’s work as a paleontologist took him to West Texas over and over again. Fifty years later, I found myself retracing his steps.
From a retired Texas Ranger to a young sharpshooting queen, Texas boasts a lot of proud gun owners. Just ask them.
Big Bend roared back to life last year after spring rains unleashed a bounty of ocotillos, bluebonnets, and yuccas. Thankfully, photographer James H. Evans was there to capture it in living color.
How one of Texas's smallest marching bands made it to state for the first time in school history.
Life and learning in the smallest school district in Texas.
A ranching photo essay.
The photographer from Big Bend known for stunning landscapes gets out of his comfort zone. Here, a first look at several images from his latest collection.
On June 21, 1974, on a strip of ranchland alongside Interstate 40, an American icon was born.
Photographer Peter Yang captures the candid, behind-the-scenes moments in a day in the life of the governor.
During a 1984 tour through Texas.
Every year, some of Mexico’s very best matadors travel to a remote South Texas bullring—one of the few in this country—for no-kill fights. Their pageantry draws spectators by the busload.
Sure, you can catch an awesome wave on the Texas coast, you just have to be patient. And clever. And patient . . .
Over the past year, state photographer Wyman Meinzer has roamed the Big Empty, documenting the drought’s toll. Will he ever take another pretty picture?
From Luling’s Watermelon Thump Queen to Gilmer’s Queen Yam, small-town Texas is full of festival royalty, and pretty is the head that wears the crown.
Even on her one-hundredth birthday, the Texas Capitol looks good in places other building don’t even have places.
Seven Texas photographers do their best to reinvent that time-honored, heartwarming, slightly cheesy tradition: the bluebonnet photo.
Wyman Meinzer takes the most amazing pictures of Texas skies you’ve ever seen. Here are seven unforgettable shots from his new book.
Photographer Kurt Markus spent years tracking down modern working cowboys for his new book, ‘Cowpuncher.’ He corralled the genuine article at several Texas spreads.
La Grange’s Mr. Barbecue, the police chief of Athens: fifteen local characters with, er, character.
In the suddenly trendy world of World War II wannabes, these Texans are big guns.
This time of year, Yule find him hanging around East Texas: On lawns and roofs, he’s a Claus célèbre.
Left: Untitled, 1993. Right: Beware, 1994. The old stereotypes have only been repackaged, Charles says. Right: Clockwise from top left, four paintings from the Liberty Bros. Permanent Daily Circus series: Blue Period, 1995, Oop’s, 1995, Desperados Leap for Life, 1996, and Smiles, 1996. “I’m trying to be as honest
For the Wilsons of Dallas, taking pictures was a family affair. Today the mother is a successful photographer and her boys are hot Hollywood commodities. Here’s a look at Laura Wilson’s personal album.
Tired of constantly feeling threatened, these Houstonians won’t be caught with their guard down.
A look back at San Antonio Fiesta gowns reveals how the dresses have gone from elegant to excessive.
On the three days before Lent, amid clouds of smoke and the sounds of musket fire, this tiny town is the site of Mexico’s most chaotic carnaval.
Meet the people who keep Texas' trains on track.
Rodeo, rodeo, wherefore art thou rodeo? Mary Ellen Mark went to small towns all over Texas to find out.
A tip of the cap to Texas’ crowning glories.
All is clam, all is bright in folk-art manger scenes.
Searching for tourist courts, fillin’ stations, and other relics of a Texas that is no more.
Southwest Conference trophies, commemorating long-forgotten triumphs, are still winners.
There’s primeval magic in ordinary fashions.
To those who live on Mexico’s side of the Rio Grande, posing for portraits is not an occasion for smiles.
Well-shod supermodel Fay Ray steps out in true Texas style.
Descendants of famous Texans like Sam Houston and Davy Crockett don’t even try to fill their forefathers’ shoes. They just do their best to keep them polished.
Call them what you will. We call them the living, breathing spirit of the Western woman. A working definition, you might say.
The god of merrymaking spends Mardi Gras in Galveston.
An enticing portfolio of what makes Houston Houston.
In the early journals of pioneers who described the prairie surrounding their new homesteads, the ocean was the most common metaphor—swells of grass set rippling by the wind.
Helmut Newton, world famous for his bizarre, sometimes shocking erotic photographs, turns his lens on another exotic subject—Texas tycoons.