Art

Visual Vernacular: Cindy Lisica Gallery at the Texas Contemporary Art Fair

Visual Vernacular: Cindy Lisica Gallery at the Texas Contemporary Art Fair

Continuing our look at the local layers added into the Texas Contemporary Art Fair kicking off this Thursday, we tie in another gallery from the concrete art fortress known as 4411 Montrose: Cindy Lisica Gallery. …

Visual Vernacular: David Shelton Gallery at Texas Contemporary Art Fair

Visual Vernacular: David Shelton Gallery at Texas Contemporary Art Fair

Vincent Valdez, “The City II,” 2016   Launching this Thursday, the Texas Contemporary…

Art Fair Fever: The Hidden Agenda

Art Fair Fever: The Hidden Agenda

Terrell James, “Territories,” 2016 (detail). Photo: Rick Wells   Not only does…

Visual Vernacular: Rahul Mitra

Visual Vernacular: Rahul Mitra

Rahul Mitra has combined the skill sets of the visual and linguistic arts along with his background as a scientist to exhibit a new take on contemporary history across our globe. Sociopolitical dialogues that wade in the whys of customs, love, technology, strangeness, poverty, and other critical matters flow through his work with the visual topography of an intricate layout.…

Unconventional Everyday: The Hidden Agenda

Unconventional Everyday: The Hidden Agenda

Analia Saban, “Trough (Flesh),” 2012   This week in Houston brings in exhibition…

Working Boundaries: An Interview with Terrell James

Working Boundaries: An Interview with Terrell James

Terrell James. Photo: Ashley MacLean   Terrell James is a prolific local…

Day for Night 2016 Lineup: Aphex Twin, ODESZA, Björk Digital + more

Day for Night 2016 Lineup: Aphex Twin, ODESZA, Björk Digital + more

Bjork, “Black Lake.” Photo: Andrew Thomas Huang     Free Press Houston and…

Visual Vernacular: Dennis Nance

Visual Vernacular: Dennis Nance

A wizard of word, wardrobe, and wonder, Dennis Nance is one of Houston's greatest treasures and will be taking his knowledge to Galveston in the near future. As long time Exhibitions & Programming Director of Lawndale Art Center, Nance helped funnel the fiercely creative through the Lawndale galleries and on the outside of the building through their mural program.…

Visual Vernacular: Misha Penton

Visual Vernacular: Misha Penton

Surrounded by swirls of melodies, expression, and sight, musician and painter Misha Penton provides a wave of creativity in Houston and beyond. Working with poetics, improvisation, and energy, Penton fuses her musical ability to new and beautiful works as founder and director of Divergence Vocal Theater.…

Going Wild: The Hidden Agenda

Going Wild: The Hidden Agenda

Celan Bouillet, “Texas Tapestry,” 2016 (detail)   This week in Houston brings…

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