Archive for July, 2012

PC Acquire

This month%26rsquo;s PaperCity Acquire taps Texas native Aimee Jones, whose high-octane canvases have us scrambling for adjectives: neo-geo, ab-ex mated with expressionism plus touches of fractiles and cubism, overlaid with a net of riotous neon, joined by a proliferation of found objects, assemblage and some pretty fine drawing. In other words, mind-blowing. If Timothy Leary still walked the... | Read More

PC Acquire

This month%26rsquo;s PaperCity Acquire taps Texas native Aimee Jones, whose high-octane canvases have us scrambling for adjectives: neo-geo, ab-ex mated with expressionism plus touches of fractiles and cubism, overlaid with a net of riotous neon, joined by a proliferation of found objects, assemblage and some pretty fine drawing. In other words, mind-blowing. If Timothy Leary still walked the... | Read More

PC Acquire

This month%26rsquo;s PaperCity Acquire taps Texas native Aimee Jones, whose high-octane canvases have us scrambling for adjectives: neo-geo, ab-ex mated with expressionism plus touches of fractiles and cubism, overlaid with a net of riotous neon, joined by a proliferation of found objects, assemblage and some pretty fine drawing. In other words, mind-blowing. If Timothy Leary still walked the... | Read More

Art Notes

From the sublime to the wacky, August has it all. First up, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, mounts once-in-a-lifetime treasures from The Kimiko and John Powers Collection of Japanese Art, one of the top private collections of Japanese art in the world. MFAH curator Christine Starkman coaxed Kimiko Powers to let these fragile riches, which are usually sequestered in a vault in Denver, travel... | Read More

Art Notes

From the sublime to the wacky, August has it all. First up, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, mounts once-in-a-lifetime treasures from The Kimiko and John Powers Collection of Japanese Art, one of the top private collections of Japanese art in the world. MFAH curator Christine Starkman coaxed Kimiko Powers to let these fragile riches, which are usually sequestered in a vault in Denver, travel... | Read More

Art Notes

From the sublime to the wacky, August has it all. First up, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, mounts once-in-a-lifetime treasures from The Kimiko and John Powers Collection of Japanese Art, one of the top private collections of Japanese art in the world. MFAH curator Christine Starkman coaxed Kimiko Powers to let these fragile riches, which are usually sequestered in a vault in Denver, travel... | Read More

Fair Fever

Last year, we held our breath when%26nbsp;Houston’s first-ever art fair was launched. The verdict? Ten thousand visitors and more than 70 international, national and Texas dealers turned out for the debut of the Houston Fine Art Fair. Sales were stellar, as collectors, curators, nonprofit folk, media and the art curious vied for modern and contemporary masterworks, from an unforgettable... | Read More

Fair Fever

Last year, we held our breath when%26nbsp;Houston’s first-ever art fair was launched. The verdict? Ten thousand visitors and more than 70 international, national and Texas dealers turned out for the debut of the Houston Fine Art Fair. Sales were stellar, as collectors, curators, nonprofit folk, media and the art curious vied for modern and contemporary masterworks, from an unforgettable... | Read More

Fair Fever

Last year, we held our breath when%26nbsp;Houston’s first-ever art fair was launched. The verdict? Ten thousand visitors and more than 70 international, national and Texas dealers turned out for the debut of the Houston Fine Art Fair. Sales were stellar, as collectors, curators, nonprofit folk, media and the art curious vied for modern and contemporary masterworks, from an unforgettable... | Read More

Newport Folk Festival 2012 Preview: Wilco, My Morning Jacket, tUnE-yArDs, More

More than 50 years after it first started, The Newport Folk Festival continues to represent a broad range of American folk music and its many branches. This year, tickets for the two-day event in Rhode Island disappeared a record three months in advance of the festival. It kicks off this Friday with full concerts by Wilco, Blitzen Trapper and Megafaun, and continues through the weekend with... | Read More

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