Archive for November, 2010

Art + Social Consciousness = A Couple Called de Menil

Imagine a contest held to anoint the most influential art couple of all time. Surely the top vote-getters would be Houston%26rsquo;s John and Dominique de Menil, catalytic philanthropists whose lives intersected %26mdash; and impacted %26mdash; not only modern art, but architecture, film, human rights and politics in ways that positively, profoundly and humanistically altered 20th-century and... | Read More

Art + Social Consciousness = A Couple Called de Menil

Imagine a contest held to anoint the most influential art couple of all time. Surely the top vote-getters would be Houston%26rsquo;s John and Dominique de Menil, catalytic philanthropists whose lives intersected %26mdash; and impacted %26mdash; not only modern art, but architecture, film, human rights and politics in ways that positively, profoundly and humanistically altered 20th-century and... | Read More

Art + Social Consciousness = A Couple Called de Menil

Imagine a contest held to anoint the most influential art couple of all time. Surely the top vote-getters would be Houston%26rsquo;s John and Dominique de Menil, catalytic philanthropists whose lives intersected %26mdash; and impacted %26mdash; not only modern art, but architecture, film, human rights and politics in ways that positively, profoundly and humanistically altered 20th-century and... | Read More

Inside the Art Nest of … Mel + Mick

He cooks and sews. She gardens and bikes. In tandem, they canoe, own a furniture company. And make art.

I’ll take a tall, skinny. In the drive, (v) + (jn) = blueprint2, Mick’s sound installation/sculpture, is a collaboration with neighbor Jim Nolan, constructed from the remains of the original 1937 garage.

She does dishes and gardens. Mel’s cactus garden in... | Read More

Inside the Art Nest of … Mel + Mick

He cooks and sews. She gardens and bikes. In tandem, they canoe, own a furniture company. And make art.

I’ll take a tall, skinny. In the drive, (v) + (jn) = blueprint2, Mick’s sound installation/sculpture, is a collaboration with neighbor Jim Nolan, constructed from the remains of the original 1937 garage.

She does dishes and gardens. Mel’s cactus garden in... | Read More

Inside the Art Nest of … Mel + Mick

He cooks and sews. She gardens and bikes. In tandem, they canoe, own a furniture company. And make art.

I’ll take a tall, skinny. In the drive, (v) + (jn) = blueprint2, Mick’s sound installation/sculpture, is a collaboration with neighbor Jim Nolan, constructed from the remains of the original 1937 garage.

She does dishes and gardens. Mel’s cactus garden in... | Read More

Enid Street Gallery

Keys to the Door: Owner, director, curator and lensman Felix Sanchez.

What%26rsquo;s Hanging: The latest entry into the weekend-only gallery scene is Enid Street, an art space open Saturdays (1 to 5 pm) and by appointment, brought to you by Houston photog Felix Sanchez, who combines living and curatorial space in his gleaming Gavalume structure. Enid Street holds court in a gentrifying... | Read More

Enid Street Gallery

Keys to the Door: Owner, director, curator and lensman Felix Sanchez.

What%26rsquo;s Hanging: The latest entry into the weekend-only gallery scene is Enid Street, an art space open Saturdays (1 to 5 pm) and by appointment, brought to you by Houston photog Felix Sanchez, who combines living and curatorial space in his gleaming Gavalume structure. Enid Street holds court in a gentrifying... | Read More

Enid Street Gallery

Keys to the Door: Owner, director, curator and lensman Felix Sanchez.

What%26rsquo;s Hanging: The latest entry into the weekend-only gallery scene is Enid Street, an art space open Saturdays (1 to 5 pm) and by appointment, brought to you by Houston photog Felix Sanchez, who combines living and curatorial space in his gleaming Gavalume structure. Enid Street holds court in a gentrifying... | Read More

Fair Play

Houston Fine Art Fair rushes from the start gate Friday through Sunday, September 16 through 18, 2011, with an Opening Preview Party on Thursday evening, September 15; all the acquisition action happens at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The momentum, speculation and excitement are building as international, national and Texas dealers vie for space among the 80 available booths. Details... | Read More

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