January 24, 2023 | By Fowzia Karimi
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 10, 2015 | By
As half of the stoner-comedy duo Cheech and Chong, Cheech Marin made his name lampooning bourgeois conventions.
July 13, 2015 | By
Find air-conditioned inspiration this August in the Fort Worth Cultural District, home of six world-class museums.
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.
May 6, 2015 | By
Humans have worked with gourds for thousands of years, crafting them into everything from drinking vessels to musical instruments.