Archive for January, 2012

A New Museum Rises

It%26rsquo;s the most watched story in the American museum world, and six weeks ago was the big reveal: Retail giant Walmart has given back to its hometown, region and, in a much broader context, all of America. You see, Alice Walton %26mdash; heiress to the discount giant%26rsquo;s fortune %26mdash; is the founder and board chairman of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. When the... | Read More

A New Museum Rises

It%26rsquo;s the most watched story in the American museum world, and six weeks ago was the big reveal: Retail giant Walmart has given back to its hometown, region and, in a much broader context, all of America. You see, Alice Walton %26mdash; heiress to the discount giant%26rsquo;s fortune %26mdash; is the founder and board chairman of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. When the... | Read More

Thirty Candles on the (Art) Cake

Art doyenne Barbara Davis takes 10 questions on a landmark occasion: her 30th anniversary as a pioneering Houston gallerist. The accompanying exhibition, %26ldquo;Mile Marker,%26rdquo; is on view January 12 through March 2 at her eponymous space, Barbara Davis Gallery.

What were the most important exhibitions from the early years of the gallery? The Joseph Beuys exhibition in 1988, the... | Read More

Thirty Candles on the (Art) Cake

Art doyenne Barbara Davis takes 10 questions on a landmark occasion: her 30th anniversary as a pioneering Houston gallerist. The accompanying exhibition, %26ldquo;Mile Marker,%26rdquo; is on view January 12 through March 2 at her eponymous space, Barbara Davis Gallery.

What were the most important exhibitions from the early years of the gallery? The Joseph Beuys exhibition in 1988, the... | Read More

Thirty Candles on the (Art) Cake

Art doyenne Barbara Davis takes 10 questions on a landmark occasion: her 30th anniversary as a pioneering Houston gallerist. The accompanying exhibition, %26ldquo;Mile Marker,%26rdquo; is on view January 12 through March 2 at her eponymous space, Barbara Davis Gallery.

What were the most important exhibitions from the early years of the gallery? The Joseph Beuys exhibition in 1988, the... | Read More

Museum Times Two

Big art news this spring swirls around two brick-and-mortar stories %26mdash; or glass and concrete, as it were. The Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston gets a new addition. The original 14,000-square-foot structure, designed by Caudill Rowlett Scott and dedicated on March 13, 1973, was originally intended to hold benefactress Sarah Campbell Blaffer%26rsquo;s Foundation Collection... | Read More

Museum Times Two

Big art news this spring swirls around two brick-and-mortar stories %26mdash; or glass and concrete, as it were. The Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston gets a new addition. The original 14,000-square-foot structure, designed by Caudill Rowlett Scott and dedicated on March 13, 1973, was originally intended to hold benefactress Sarah Campbell Blaffer%26rsquo;s Foundation Collection... | Read More

Museum Times Two

Big art news this spring swirls around two brick-and-mortar stories %26mdash; or glass and concrete, as it were. The Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston gets a new addition. The original 14,000-square-foot structure, designed by Caudill Rowlett Scott and dedicated on March 13, 1973, was originally intended to hold benefactress Sarah Campbell Blaffer%26rsquo;s Foundation Collection... | Read More

Collector’s Conversation Brought to You by the Dallas Art Fair

Describe briefly your trajectory. I opened the gallery during the second year of my masters program at California College of Arts in San Francisco. Looking back, I am not sure there was a clear trajectory, but I knew even in undergraduate school that I wanted to be involved in supporting artists. In fact, I transformed my artist studio at Otis College into an exhibition space. At the end of my... | Read More

Collector’s Conversation Brought to You by the Dallas Art Fair

Describe briefly your trajectory. I opened the gallery during the second year of my masters program at California College of Arts in San Francisco. Looking back, I am not sure there was a clear trajectory, but I knew even in undergraduate school that I wanted to be involved in supporting artists. In fact, I transformed my artist studio at Otis College into an exhibition space. At the end of my... | Read More

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