fine art

The Kimbell Art Museum Celebrates 50 Years of Shining Natural Light on International Art

January 24, 2023 | By Fowzia Karimi

Culture on the Concho: The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

November 9, 2017 | By Heather Brand

Amid the rugged terrain of the Concho Valley in West Texas, on what was once the edge of the wild frontier, the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts stands as a vibrant cultural outpost.

“Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950″

March 30, 2017 | By

Exploring Cuba’s artistic production in the years following Fidel Castro’s revolution in 1959, “Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950” looks at how Cuba’s revolutionary aspirations for social utopia—and subsequent disillusionment—shaped 65 years of Cuban art.

Beyond the Border

March 20, 2017 | By Clayton Maxwell

While drinking coffee in my room in El Paso’s hip new Hotel El Indigo, I can feel the pull of Mexico.

Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art

December 23, 2016 | By

It’s fitting that Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art premieres at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, on the bank of the Concho River.

Keeper of the Flame

May 11, 2016 | By Michael Corcoran

In the 1960s at his Soho building in New York City, “minimalism” icon Donald Judd would take his phone off the hook and park his elevator on the second floor to avoid the agents, the media, and the young artists who saw him as a mentor.

Tom Lea: Statewide Exhibits

November 19, 2015 | By

Looking to impress holiday visitors or beef up your Texas bona fides? Consider a trip to one of four special exhibitions on Tom Lea (1907-2001), the artist, author, and historian from El Paso known for his insightful chronicling of 20th-Century Texas and the world.

Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots

October 20, 2015 | By

Abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) achieved fame in the late 1940s with his distinctive “drip paintings.” At the Dallas Museum of Art, Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots explores what came next: Pollock’s “black paintings,” a series of black enamel and oil paintings on untreated canvas created from 1951 to 1953.

Chicanitas: Small Paintings from the Collection of Cheech Marin

September 10, 2015 | By

As half of the stoner-comedy duo Cheech and Chong, Cheech Marin made his name lampooning bourgeois conventions.

Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland

July 13, 2015 | By

Find air-conditioned inspiration this August in the Fort Worth Cultural District, home of six world-class museums.

Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West

July 13, 2015 | By

Often referred to as “the dean of (early) Texas artists,” Frank Reaugh (1860-1945) devoted his career to painting and drawing the southwestern frontier’s landscapes, wild Longhorns, and trail drives.

Kerr Arts and Cultural Center’s annual Southwest Gourd Fine Art Show

May 6, 2015 | By

Humans have worked with gourds for thousands of years, crafting them into everything from drinking vessels to musical instruments.


February 1, 2009 | By Barbara Rodriguez

Mention the far-flung West Texas town of Marfa and most folks reference the mysterious lights that sometimes dance not far outside the city limits.

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

October 1, 2001 | By Susan Kirr

Art takes kindly to the wide-open expanses of Marfa, Texas.

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