Houston’s Arts Reach: The Overall Conversation

Houston’s Arts Reach: The Overall Conversation

Debtfair at Art League Houston. Photo: Art League Houston   On any…

The Space Between: The Hidden Agenda

The Space Between: The Hidden Agenda

Prince Varughese Thomas, “Pyonyang, North Korea: December 17, 2011” (detail)   This…

2016 Art in Review: Electric Boogaloo

2016 Art in Review: Electric Boogaloo

Last year was indeed an arduous one, but it provided some powerful programming and projects to help us realign our focus. From large institutions to small project spaces, all the stops were certainly being pulled. Perhaps it was the unfolding of the political climate or racing towards uncertainty that sparked an abundant variety of conversations within the arts;…

Material Expressions: The Hidden Agenda

Material Expressions: The Hidden Agenda

Laura Splan, “Embodied Objects,” 2016.   This week in Houston brings in…

Art Fair Fever: The Hidden Agenda

Art Fair Fever: The Hidden Agenda

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

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…

Visual Vernacular: Betsy Huete

Visual Vernacular: Betsy Huete

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

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.…

Visual Vernacular: Zachary Gresham

Visual Vernacular: Zachary Gresham

Patricia Vazquez Gomez, “Jornaleros”   This Friday, Art League Houston employs both…

The Hidden Agenda: A New Perspective

The Hidden Agenda: A New Perspective

This week brings in an array of exciting art and film events, including opening receptions for unique exhibitions at Art League Houston, Redbud Gallery and Houston Community College's Wedge Space.…

Walking While Black in River Oaks

Walking While Black in River Oaks

Bulelwa Bam left the River Oaks home where she was a guest to catch the Westheimer bus. She didn't make it very far before she was stopped by River Oaks Police. The officer was unable to comprehend that Ms. Bam was a guest and not a domestic worker.…

LoneStar Explosion 2014

LoneStar Explosion 2014

Presenting Houston with a plethora of performance art, the Lone Star Explosion 2014 Biennal is a four-day festival centered around three days of performance art. In a time when performance art is gaining traction in the art world, the Lone Star Explosion 2014 festival displays a powerful variety of voices.…