Archive for April, 2013

Let’s Play Games

Among the most insistent design trends is its influence on the contemporary visual scene. See the intriguing results this season during the debut of Field Day at the Dallas Art Fair, which tapped exhibitor Nathalie Karg%26rsquo;s Cumulus Studios to devise a morning of games and play (Saturday, April 13, 10 am to noon; remarks 10 am; outside FIG at Henry C. Beck, Jr. Park). The works on view... | Read More

Completing Isabella Court

One of the most welcome transplants ever, dealer David Shelton %26mdash; whose home and collection graced these pages in our February issue %26mdash;%26nbsp;has brought the best and brightest of the San Antonio scene to his handsome Isabella Court storefront, as well as completed the hole in the Isabella lineup left when a previous gallery shuttered. But his new space is more than a mere... | Read More

Completing Isabella Court

One of the most welcome transplants ever, dealer David Shelton %26mdash; whose home and collection graced these pages in our February issue %26mdash;%26nbsp;has brought the best and brightest of the San Antonio scene to his handsome Isabella Court storefront, as well as completed the hole in the Isabella lineup left when a previous gallery shuttered. But his new space is more than a mere... | Read More

Move Over, Monet

While she%26rsquo;s most identified with nature photography %26mdash; locales both beguiling and exotic, from the South of France to Antarctica %26mdash; Houston artist Libbie Masterson now steps out from behind the camera and into the landscape. Head to Hermann Park this month to see Masterson%26rsquo;s new light-based creation, the site-specific intervention Illuminated Lily Blossoms, which... | Read More

Move Over, Monet

While she%26rsquo;s most identified with nature photography %26mdash; locales both beguiling and exotic, from the South of France to Antarctica %26mdash; Houston artist Libbie Masterson now steps out from behind the camera and into the landscape. Head to Hermann Park this month to see Masterson%26rsquo;s new light-based creation, the site-specific intervention Illuminated Lily Blossoms, which... | Read More

The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne, Guest DJ

"I absolutely get up every day and think, 'let's make some cool music.'

- Flaming Lips' Frontman Wayne Coyne

On this edition of All Songs Considered, Wayne Coyne, singer and creative force for The Flaming Lips, joins hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton to share songs and events that shaped his childhood, including the eery effect of a classic from The Beatles. We also hear an... | Read More

The Queen of the Nonprofits

When DiverseWorks was reborn this past fall in midtown %26mdash; after more than 20 years at the edgy Warehouse District Docks bordering the East Freeway %26mdash; director Elizabeth Dunbar%26rsquo;s mission was to make the space once again relevant, balancing out developing new audiences with the desire to serve as an incubator for renegade talent. Witness the launch of the provocative... | Read More

The Queen of the Nonprofits

When DiverseWorks was reborn this past fall in midtown %26mdash; after more than 20 years at the edgy Warehouse District Docks bordering the East Freeway %26mdash; director Elizabeth Dunbar%26rsquo;s mission was to make the space once again relevant, balancing out developing new audiences with the desire to serve as an incubator for renegade talent. Witness the launch of the provocative... | Read More

The Queen of the Nonprofits

When DiverseWorks was reborn this past fall in midtown %26mdash; after more than 20 years at the edgy Warehouse District Docks bordering the East Freeway %26mdash; director Elizabeth Dunbar%26rsquo;s mission was to make the space once again relevant, balancing out developing new audiences with the desire to serve as an incubator for renegade talent. Witness the launch of the provocative... | Read More

The Official Calendar of the Dallas Art Fair

Wednesday, April 10%26nbsp;

5 %26ndash; 8 pm: The Power Station Exhibition Opening for provocateurs Tobias Madison, Emanuel Rossetti and Stefan Tcherpnin (3816 Commerce Street). With a VIP, Premiere Patron or Patron Pass.

6 %26ndash; 8 pm: Dallas Contemporary Preview Showing and Toast to Seven, a real working art fair within the heroic industrial spaces of the non-profit Dallas... | Read More

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