Archive for September, 2011

Paper City is Music to Our Ears

First there was PaperCity the exhibition; next, we inspired a couture gown. Now when we insert our earbuds and unlock our iPads, we have our own album playing. We%26rsquo;re mad for Popular Talk by up-and-coming indie pop sensation Paper City, which coincidentally (or not?) shares our moniker %26mdash; and our sensibility. Smart, upbeat writing and clever turns of phrase are manifested in... | Read More

Paper City is Music to Our Ears

First there was PaperCity the exhibition; next, we inspired a couture gown. Now when we insert our earbuds and unlock our iPads, we have our own album playing. We%26rsquo;re mad for Popular Talk by up-and-coming indie pop sensation Paper City, which coincidentally (or not?) shares our moniker %26mdash; and our sensibility. Smart, upbeat writing and clever turns of phrase are manifested in... | Read More

Gothic a Gogo

Talk about endearing and unsettling. Indiana native, now Quebec resident Kevin Titzer%26rsquo;s aesthetic recalls the distorted figures of the Northern Gothic epoch more than a 21st-century take on the torso. After his 2010 ArtHouston debut, the sculptor/carver returns to Goldesberry with more odd twists on the human condition, including The Bees, a visage crawling with bees that echoes the... | Read More

Gothic a Gogo

Talk about endearing and unsettling. Indiana native, now Quebec resident Kevin Titzer%26rsquo;s aesthetic recalls the distorted figures of the Northern Gothic epoch more than a 21st-century take on the torso. After his 2010 ArtHouston debut, the sculptor/carver returns to Goldesberry with more odd twists on the human condition, including The Bees, a visage crawling with bees that echoes the... | Read More

Art Notes

It%26rsquo;s a big, arty fall with not one but two fairs beckoning, plus Tut-mania coming to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Can you say blockbuster? %26ldquo;Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs%26rdquo; lands at the MFAH October 16 through April 15. We%26rsquo;ll take you inside the pyramids next month, with our Special Section %26hellip; Turn to page 26 for our preview of... | Read More

Art Notes

It%26rsquo;s a big, arty fall with not one but two fairs beckoning, plus Tut-mania coming to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Can you say blockbuster? %26ldquo;Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs%26rdquo; lands at the MFAH October 16 through April 15. We%26rsquo;ll take you inside the pyramids next month, with our Special Section %26hellip; Turn to page 26 for our preview of... | Read More

Art Notes

It%26rsquo;s a big, arty fall with not one but two fairs beckoning, plus Tut-mania coming to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Can you say blockbuster? %26ldquo;Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs%26rdquo; lands at the MFAH October 16 through April 15. We%26rsquo;ll take you inside the pyramids next month, with our Special Section %26hellip; Turn to page 26 for our preview of... | Read More

Telling a Yarn

We%26rsquo;re enthralled by the ethereal environments realized by Mexico City%26ndash;born Gabriel Dawe, a newly minted MFA from the University of Texas at Dallas and recent CentralTrak (Dallas) resident, whose installations formed from thread and textiles redefine notions of craft and women%26rsquo;s work and shake up the constructs of minimalism. Dawe%26rsquo;s diaphanous... | Read More

Telling a Yarn

We%26rsquo;re enthralled by the ethereal environments realized by Mexico City%26ndash;born Gabriel Dawe, a newly minted MFA from the University of Texas at Dallas and recent CentralTrak (Dallas) resident, whose installations formed from thread and textiles redefine notions of craft and women%26rsquo;s work and shake up the constructs of minimalism. Dawe%26rsquo;s diaphanous... | Read More

Telling a Yarn

We%26rsquo;re enthralled by the ethereal environments realized by Mexico City%26ndash;born Gabriel Dawe, a newly minted MFA from the University of Texas at Dallas and recent CentralTrak (Dallas) resident, whose installations formed from thread and textiles redefine notions of craft and women%26rsquo;s work and shake up the constructs of minimalism. Dawe%26rsquo;s diaphanous... | Read More

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