Though each artist’s work in Vision Pool is distinct in media and style, they share elements that test perception.
Kenneth Tam Excavates the History of Chinese Labor in the American West
The artist’s works resonate in West Texas, where the story of dehumanized and exploited migrant laborers is tangible and ever-present.
Marfa, Texas Joins National Register of Historic Places
Minimalist artist Donald Judd helped transform the rural desert town into an arts destination, the last thing he wanted.
Figuration and Fragmentation in Marfa
Joey Fauerso and Gyan Shrosbree get it right at Wrong Gallery.
“Everyone Here Hates You”: Artists Send Marfa Tourists a Message
Local artists Chris Ramming and Rob Brill address tourists traveling to Marfa, which is in a COVID-19 hotspot and doesn’t have a hospital.
Ways of Traveling
“MARFA,” a wall piece by Greg Colson, is a street map in the purest sense, and highly impractical.
Marfa’s Art World Gentrification Is Pushing Out Long-Time Residents
After Donald Judd moved to Marfa, Texas in 1971, he quickly transformed the cow-town into the art world’s desert outpost, much to the chagrin of some locals.
Prada Marfa Vandal Speaks
Shortly after last week’s incident at “Prada Marfa,” Hyperallergic interviewed Joseph Magnano, aka 9271977, the man who vandalized Elmgreen & Dragset’s sculpture in the Texas desert.
The Foods Forever Lost to Climate Change
A changing climate could impact the food that we eat, as alterations to the chemistry of the ocean or the world’s weather have the potential to make some animals and plants extinct. The GhostFood truck simulates what this reality might be like, where the tastes of vanished foods are resurrected through an apparatus-based eating experience.
Five Issues Threatening the Destruction of Cultural Heritage Sites
Yesterday, the World Monuments Fund announced their 2014 World Monuments Watch, launching a two-year advocacy for 67 sites in 41 countries.
Why Is Playboy Erecting a Neon Bunny in Marfa, Texas?
AUSTIN, Texas — In a strange sequence of events, it seems that the Hefner Empire wants — and has recently obtained — a lease on 6,500 square feet of land west of Marfa, Texas, which is best known in the art world as the home of artist Donald Judd’s Chinati and Judd Foundations.
Beyoncé Art Tumblr?
Gawker has discovered Beyoncé’s tumblelog and writer Caity Weaver thinks it’s art … or something.