Archive for February, 2011

Inside the Nest of Heights Visionary Artist Erma Lee …

A once unadorned two-story Victorian structure became a repository for Miz Lee%26rsquo;s sculpture, installations and far-out folk environments. As shown here, Lee%26rsquo;s bold, outsider vision originally stopped traffic at 1134 Yale. Six months after our photo shoot and one miraculous move later, it sprouts anew, reprised in an industrial area of Independence Heights at 3802 Yale.

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Inside the Nest of Heights Visionary Artist Erma Lee …

A once unadorned two-story Victorian structure became a repository for Miz Lee%26rsquo;s sculpture, installations and far-out folk environments. As shown here, Lee%26rsquo;s bold, outsider vision originally stopped traffic at 1134 Yale. Six months after our photo shoot and one miraculous move later, it sprouts anew, reprised in an industrial area of Independence Heights at 3802 Yale.

5... | Read More

Inside the Nest of Heights Visionary Artist Erma Lee …

A once unadorned two-story Victorian structure became a repository for Miz Lee%26rsquo;s sculpture, installations and far-out folk environments. As shown here, Lee%26rsquo;s bold, outsider vision originally stopped traffic at 1134 Yale. Six months after our photo shoot and one miraculous move later, it sprouts anew, reprised in an industrial area of Independence Heights at 3802 Yale.

5... | Read More

Art Notes

For the Road: Fans of the classic American road trip and/or the inimitable West Coast painter Ed Ruscha convene this month at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for the %26ldquo;Road Tested%26rdquo; retrospective, which can only described as sublime. Organized by The Modern%26rsquo;s astute Michael Auping, surprisingly it%26rsquo;s the first time ever that the highway as a theme has been... | Read More

Art Notes

For the Road: Fans of the classic American road trip and/or the inimitable West Coast painter Ed Ruscha convene this month at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for the %26ldquo;Road Tested%26rdquo; retrospective, which can only described as sublime. Organized by The Modern%26rsquo;s astute Michael Auping, surprisingly it%26rsquo;s the first time ever that the highway as a theme has been... | Read More

Art Notes

For the Road: Fans of the classic American road trip and/or the inimitable West Coast painter Ed Ruscha convene this month at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for the %26ldquo;Road Tested%26rdquo; retrospective, which can only described as sublime. Organized by The Modern%26rsquo;s astute Michael Auping, surprisingly it%26rsquo;s the first time ever that the highway as a theme has been... | Read More

Orange Show Goes Green

Just in: Watch for the ground-breaking of an engaging, grass-roots (literally) addition to the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art, that beloved landmark to industrious outsider Jeff McKissack%26rsquo;s favorite fruit. Smither Park, adjacent to the center, will be completed in the next 24 months on a half-acre in vibrant southeast Houston. Designed by internationally recognized,... | Read More

Orange Show Goes Green

Just in: Watch for the ground-breaking of an engaging, grass-roots (literally) addition to the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art, that beloved landmark to industrious outsider Jeff McKissack%26rsquo;s favorite fruit. Smither Park, adjacent to the center, will be completed in the next 24 months on a half-acre in vibrant southeast Houston. Designed by internationally recognized,... | Read More

Orange Show Goes Green

Just in: Watch for the ground-breaking of an engaging, grass-roots (literally) addition to the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art, that beloved landmark to industrious outsider Jeff McKissack%26rsquo;s favorite fruit. Smither Park, adjacent to the center, will be completed in the next 24 months on a half-acre in vibrant southeast Houston. Designed by internationally recognized,... | Read More

All About Audley

One of my favorite new discoveries this spring is the Audley Society, hidden within plain sight blocks from PaperCity%26rsquo;s Houston headquarters. The home/gallery/project arena of entrepreneur Linda Marroquin, this three-story, gleaming 7,000-square-foot contemporary, designed by Michael X. Flynn, also boasts a 4,000-square-foot garage; together, both have been host during the last four... | Read More

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