Archive for February, 2010

Weekly Pick: Fresh French

Christopher French's new view at Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery moves beyond his previous rigorous minimalism towards investigations loosely based on flora in his Long Island garden. Zinnias and dahlias, rendered up close and abstracted, pack plenty of energy and add a spontaneity to his precisionist watercolor oeuvre. Paired with James Turrell's 1990s aquatints, exhibited in an adjoining... | Read More

Weekly Pick: Fresh French

Christopher French's new view at Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery moves beyond his previous rigorous minimalism towards investigations loosely based on flora in his Long Island garden. Zinnias and dahlias, rendered up close and abstracted, pack plenty of energy and add a spontaneity to his precisionist watercolor oeuvre. Paired with James Turrell's 1990s aquatints, exhibited in an adjoining... | Read More

Weekly Pick: Fresh French

Christopher French's new view at Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery moves beyond his previous rigorous minimalism towards investigations loosely based on flora in his Long Island garden. Zinnias and dahlias, rendered up close and abstracted, pack plenty of energy and add a spontaneity to his precisionist watercolor oeuvre. Paired with James Turrell's 1990s aquatints, exhibited in an adjoining... | Read More

Art Hopping

To see our pics, click 'launch slideshow' %26nbsp;Museums and InstitutionsArt Car Museum, 140 Heights Blvd., 713.861.5526; artcarmuseum.com. Amazing cars. Through March 5: "Ron Hoover A Retrospective: 1972-2006." March 20 %26#8211; June 18: "Fast, Faster, Fastest: A Historical Photoessay of Auto Racing in the U.S., Great Britain and France": T. Mitchell Jones, Charlie Stanfill, Brian Hill, Kermit... | Read More

Art Hopping

To see our pics, click 'launch slideshow' %26nbsp;Museums and InstitutionsArt Car Museum, 140 Heights Blvd., 713.861.5526; artcarmuseum.com. Amazing cars. Through March 5: "Ron Hoover A Retrospective: 1972-2006." March 20 %26#8211; June 18: "Fast, Faster, Fastest: A Historical Photoessay of Auto Racing in the U.S., Great Britain and France": T. Mitchell Jones, Charlie Stanfill, Brian Hill, Kermit... | Read More

Art Hopping

To see our pics, click 'launch slideshow' %26nbsp;Museums and InstitutionsArt Car Museum, 140 Heights Blvd., 713.861.5526; artcarmuseum.com. Amazing cars. Through March 5: "Ron Hoover A Retrospective: 1972-2006." March 20 %26#8211; June 18: "Fast, Faster, Fastest: A Historical Photoessay of Auto Racing in the U.S., Great Britain and France": T. Mitchell Jones, Charlie Stanfill, Brian Hill, Kermit... | Read More

Art Notes

Splendid Sargent, Extraordinary Cattelan: From the grand portraits of an American expat to a way-out intervention by a contemporary international, March manifests the extreme and extraordinary in our art scene. Celebrate %26#8220;An American Season%26#8221; at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, with a terrific trio: %26#8220;Sargent and the Sea%26#8221; (through May 23), %26#8220;Prendergast in... | Read More

Art Notes

Splendid Sargent, Extraordinary Cattelan: From the grand portraits of an American expat to a way-out intervention by a contemporary international, March manifests the extreme and extraordinary in our art scene. Celebrate %26#8220;An American Season%26#8221; at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, with a terrific trio: %26#8220;Sargent and the Sea%26#8221; (through May 23), %26#8220;Prendergast in... | Read More

Art Notes

Splendid Sargent, Extraordinary Cattelan: From the grand portraits of an American expat to a way-out intervention by a contemporary international, March manifests the extreme and extraordinary in our art scene. Celebrate %26#8220;An American Season%26#8221; at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, with a terrific trio: %26#8220;Sargent and the Sea%26#8221; (through May 23), %26#8220;Prendergast in... | Read More

And the Winner Is …

One of the inspiring stories arising from last month%26#8217;s Dallas Art Fair was authored by Sotheby%26#8217;s, one of the Fair%26#8217;s patron sponsors. Sotheby%26#8217;s Dallas associate Eve Reid, who also chaired the Preview Gala, proposed a competition for students of the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. %26#8220;I wanted to%26nbsp;ensure the opening... | Read More
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