Archive for June, 2010

Space, Light, Architecture

Among the ArtHouston offerings, one standout show by a promising Texan melds minimalist metal with a little shadow play. %26#8220;Jay Shinn: Refuge%26#8221; opens Saturday, July 10, at Barbara Davis Gallery, marking the artist%26#8217;s Houston debut. Keep Shinn on your radar: His projected beams of light are redolent of early James Turrell, while his eloquent steel rods recall the precise... | Read More

Space, Light, Architecture

Among the ArtHouston offerings, one standout show by a promising Texan melds minimalist metal with a little shadow play. %26#8220;Jay Shinn: Refuge%26#8221; opens Saturday, July 10, at Barbara Davis Gallery, marking the artist%26#8217;s Houston debut. Keep Shinn on your radar: His projected beams of light are redolent of early James Turrell, while his eloquent steel rods recall the precise... | Read More

A Prophet with Paper

Among the droll creations of the season: Transylvanian-born, NYC-based Parsons professor Andrea Dezs%26#246; is continuing Rice University Art Gallery%26#8217;s tradition, the Summer Window series. Director Kimberly Davenport tapped Dezs%26#246; to take over the space, which is officially closed until the fall except for the voyeuristic experience of peering into its windows filled with... | Read More

A Prophet with Paper

Among the droll creations of the season: Transylvanian-born, NYC-based Parsons professor Andrea Dezs%26#246; is continuing Rice University Art Gallery%26#8217;s tradition, the Summer Window series. Director Kimberly Davenport tapped Dezs%26#246; to take over the space, which is officially closed until the fall except for the voyeuristic experience of peering into its windows filled with... | Read More

A Prophet with Paper

Among the droll creations of the season: Transylvanian-born, NYC-based Parsons professor Andrea Dezs%26#246; is continuing Rice University Art Gallery%26#8217;s tradition, the Summer Window series. Director Kimberly Davenport tapped Dezs%26#246; to take over the space, which is officially closed until the fall except for the voyeuristic experience of peering into its windows filled with... | Read More

Art Notes

Way Out West: At the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the lure of the fabled West is celebrated with canvases and bronzes %26nbsp;by Charles Russell (1864 %26#8211;1926), an image-maker who later inspired Huston and Ford%26#8217;s cinematic interpretations (through August 29). This exhibition is the first-ever museum retrospective mounted for the Montana great, who captured the frontier at a time... | Read More

Art Notes

Way Out West: At the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the lure of the fabled West is celebrated with canvases and bronzes %26nbsp;by Charles Russell (1864 %26#8211;1926), an image-maker who later inspired Huston and Ford%26#8217;s cinematic interpretations (through August 29). This exhibition is the first-ever museum retrospective mounted for the Montana great, who captured the frontier at a time... | Read More

Art Notes

Way Out West: At the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the lure of the fabled West is celebrated with canvases and bronzes %26nbsp;by Charles Russell (1864 %26#8211;1926), an image-maker who later inspired Huston and Ford%26#8217;s cinematic interpretations (through August 29). This exhibition is the first-ever museum retrospective mounted for the Montana great, who captured the frontier at a time... | Read More

The Box Office, Refined

For Fellini-loving, Coppola-craving sophisticates, a mundane date to the movies just won%26#8217;t do. Instead, one must pencil in these far-from-average summer film events.%26nbsp; %26#8226; Stop, Look, Listen: Every third Friday through mid-October, the Nasher Sculpture Center hosts %26#8217;til Midnight at the Nasher, where perfect concert and film pairings %26#8212; the band Petty Theft... | Read More

The Box Office, Refined

For Fellini-loving, Coppola-craving sophisticates, a mundane date to the movies just won%26#8217;t do. Instead, one must pencil in these far-from-average summer film events.%26nbsp; %26#8226; Stop, Look, Listen: Every third Friday through mid-October, the Nasher Sculpture Center hosts %26#8217;til Midnight at the Nasher, where perfect concert and film pairings %26#8212; the band Petty Theft... | Read More
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