Art

Visual Vernacular: Aki Neumann

Visual Vernacular: Aki Neumann

Examining the relationship between the observer and the observed, Aki Neumann is a painter that shows the dynamics of this intertwined arrangement in tonal colors and landscapes. The subdued yet rich motifs ripple through the body of work with stately forms and objects maintaining intriguing focus on the plain of the paper. …

Forever Unfinished: The Hidden Agenda

Forever Unfinished: The Hidden Agenda

Film still from Andy Warhol’s “Sunset,” 1967. Courtesy The Andy Warhol Museum…

Visual Vernacular: Devon Grigsby

Visual Vernacular: Devon Grigsby

Devon Grigsby, “Found Memories,” 2016   For Devon Grigsby, past endeavors include…

Visual Vernacular: Huidi Xiang

Visual Vernacular: Huidi Xiang

Born in Chengdu, China, Huidi Xiang has expanded her love of design and visual art over the course of her current collegiate career at Rice University. A double major in both studio art and architecture, Xiang brings together elements of sculpture, photography, and video to test conflicting ideas along with displaying the outcomes of visual experiments.…

Work in Progress: The Hidden Agenda

Work in Progress: The Hidden Agenda

This week brings in artist talks and exhibition openings at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Project Row Houses and more, as well as the construction of a sand mandala by Tibetan monks at the Asia Society Texas Center.…

Visual Vernacular: Dianne K Webb

Visual Vernacular: Dianne K Webb

Dianne K Webb, “Coral Oasis” (detail). From the Oyster and Pearl series.…

Visual Vernacular: Betsy Huete

Visual Vernacular: Betsy Huete

Betsy Huete, “Methods in Scholarship (Glass Houses),” 2015. Photo: Alex Barber  …

THIRST at Capsule Gallery

THIRST at Capsule Gallery

Justin Parr, “Exotic Cobalt – Gestures 1-5,” Lampworked Borosilicate Glass. Photo Credit: Taylor…

Inside the Box: The Hidden Agenda

Inside the Box: The Hidden Agenda

This week in Houston brings in a lecture about successfully utilizing "white box" galleries at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, sound and performance event at the Center for Contemporary Craft, and the final installment of the LEAN, BLEAK concert series at HOMEcore.…

Visual Vernacular: Michael McFadden

Visual Vernacular: Michael McFadden

Making use of Art League Houston's hallway space that connects their exhibition spaces, local writer and organizer Michael McFadden has constructed the exhibition aesthetic][equity, one that hones in on the rocky history of socio-economic inequity that exists within the Houston arts community.…

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