The exhibition features nearly fifty works, many from the past five years and previously unseen, in oil, gouache, and collage. On view through April 7, 2019.
Because images of the West were created after 1848, we have few visual references to the region during its Mexican era. One artist wants to correct that art historical schism.
The Blanton Museum of Art in Texas is exhibiting works on paper from the 15th to 20th centuries, all representing the danse macabre, or dance of death.
Century-old brick streets in a historically black neighborhood in Houston, Texas, are under threat of demolition, the culmination of a years-long debate over the preservation of Freedmen’s Town.
A photographer of Mexican American life is raising funds for a new exhibition in Austin, Texas.
GALVESTON, Texas — The idea of a boomtown is part of the myth of the United States of America. Like dreamers huddled around storytellers in an ethereal oasis, Americans like tales of prosperity that lead to legends of streets paved with gold.
Latin American art has become fashionable these days.
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.
As the 100th anniversary year of the 1913 Armory Show winds down, it’s worth taking a look at an exhibition in Texas that may not directly corral together the scandalous and shocking art of that first burst of modernism into the Americas, but just as strongly shows how the waves of Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, and beyond would roll through the 20th century here with the spurring of that initial experimentation in Europe.
FORT WORTH, Texas —Some Modernist landscapes are so futuristic, so weirdly alien in their urban surroundings, they look like sets for a sci-fi movie. In the case of the “Fort Worth Water Gardens” designed by Philip Johnson with partner John Burgee, the immense shapes of concrete that rise up topographically into a mountain and descend into a watery vortex are both a 1970s vision of public space and the setting for one of the era’s dystopian films.
DALLAS — Aurora illuminated the Dallas Arts District last Friday, featuring 90 site-specific light and sound installations covering 19 blocks of downtown from 7 pm until midnight. An estimated 30,000 people gathered and wandered through the city, taking in the transformation that molded buildings, illuminated cathedrals, lit hidden spaces, and made concrete, glass, and steel pulse.
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.