Archive for February, 2011

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

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

Heroic Hogue

Once in a while, a volume comes along that resuscitates an artist%26rsquo;s career and rewrites art history. For 2011, we%26rsquo;re betting that tome is Alexandre Hogue: An American Visionary, a two-decades-in-the-making masterwork by Houston-based art writer Susie Kalil, a former Glassell Core Fellow in Critical Studies, author of the 1995 Venice Biennale catalog for Bill Viola and, above... | Read More

Heroic Hogue

Once in a while, a volume comes along that resuscitates an artist%26rsquo;s career and rewrites art history. For 2011, we%26rsquo;re betting that tome is Alexandre Hogue: An American Visionary, a two-decades-in-the-making masterwork by Houston-based art writer Susie Kalil, a former Glassell Core Fellow in Critical Studies, author of the 1995 Venice Biennale catalog for Bill Viola and, above... | Read More

Heroic Hogue

Once in a while, a volume comes along that resuscitates an artist%26rsquo;s career and rewrites art history. For 2011, we%26rsquo;re betting that tome is Alexandre Hogue: An American Visionary, a two-decades-in-the-making masterwork by Houston-based art writer Susie Kalil, a former Glassell Core Fellow in Critical Studies, author of the 1995 Venice Biennale catalog for Bill Viola and, above... | Read More

Fair Finds

My favorite sign from Art Basel Miami Beach%26rsquo;s frenetic, fabulous fair week was %26ldquo;Cash for Your Warhol,%26rdquo; spotted on a billboard in the rapidly gentrifying Wynwood Art District, home to fabled private collections such as the Margulies and Rubell, increasingly important galleries and a swarm of aerosol artists who seem to spray graffiti at every turn and fill the air with... | Read More

Fair Finds

My favorite sign from Art Basel Miami Beach%26rsquo;s frenetic, fabulous fair week was %26ldquo;Cash for Your Warhol,%26rdquo; spotted on a billboard in the rapidly gentrifying Wynwood Art District, home to fabled private collections such as the Margulies and Rubell, increasingly important galleries and a swarm of aerosol artists who seem to spray graffiti at every turn and fill the air with... | Read More

Fair Finds

My favorite sign from Art Basel Miami Beach%26rsquo;s frenetic, fabulous fair week was %26ldquo;Cash for Your Warhol,%26rdquo; spotted on a billboard in the rapidly gentrifying Wynwood Art District, home to fabled private collections such as the Margulies and Rubell, increasingly important galleries and a swarm of aerosol artists who seem to spray graffiti at every turn and fill the air with... | Read More

Banquet City

%26nbsp;Judy Chicago completed one of the 20th century%26rsquo;s most iconic pieces of feminist art, The Dinner Party, in 1980, after she and hundreds of volunteers labored for six years over the elaborate needlework table runners and hand-painted place settings that celebrated the lives of often marginalized female historical figures. Considered a rallying cry for the women%26rsquo;s... | Read More

Banquet City

%26nbsp;Judy Chicago completed one of the 20th century%26rsquo;s most iconic pieces of feminist art, The Dinner Party, in 1980, after she and hundreds of volunteers labored for six years over the elaborate needlework table runners and hand-painted place settings that celebrated the lives of often marginalized female historical figures. Considered a rallying cry for the women%26rsquo;s... | Read More

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