Archive for November, 2018

A True Insider’s Guide to Art Basel Miami: The Tricks, Tips and Underground VIP Parties You Need to Know (Don’t Miss Leo)

I’m heading to Art Basel Miami this weekend. The famed art fair’s official dates are Thursday, December 6 through Sunday, December 9. However, for those in the know, the real action begins on Tuesday and most of the insiders from the art world leave by Thursday or Friday. Next week my plan is to provide … Continued

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Now Hear This — Our Favorite Instagram Follows: The Trendsetters, Icons, Fashion Gurus and Dogs You Need to be Tracking

For this week’s Now Hear This PaperCity Dallas office question, I decided to venture down the rabbit hole of social media. Like most of you out there, everyone at PaperCity always has their smartphone within reach and is continually monitoring Instagram. A few of us are still devoted to Facebook, but the consensus seems that we … Continued

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70-Million-Year-Old Turtle, a Beautiful Memorial Mansion and Beetle Mania Makes This Anything But Just Another Night: Partying Under a Warhol for CAMH

Flora and fauna added an unexpected touch, as did the appearance of 70-million-year-old fossil of a turtle, to make this year’s iteration of Another Great Night in November — the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston’s annual femmes-only fundraiser — among the most memorable in a tradition that began in 1990. (The museum itself, a temple of … Continued

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Lily&Joan: Making Theater From A Female Perspective

The newest theater company in Dallas will focus on plays from a female perspective. That means the company, called Lily &Joan, aims to improve acting opportunities and working conditions for female artists. In State of the Arts, company founders Erika Larsen and Emily Faith, talked to me about their big dreams.

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New Montrose Park is Taking Shape, With a Tragic Murder Helping Drive the Transformation: Is a Greener More Caring Houston On The Way?

More and more, Space City’s looking a little less gray and a little more green. Avondale Promenade Park, the new neighborhood park proposed by Houston City Council Member Ellen Cohen in 2014, is finally set to get underway. The first steps to beautifying the vacant lot at 424 Westheimer are coming in August 2019, when … Continued

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How Did Producing And Consuming Get So Far Apart?

Most of us live in a state of general ignorance about our physical surroundings. It’s not our fault; centuries of technological sophistication and global commerce have distanced most of us from making physical things, and even from seeing or knowing how they are made. But the slow and pervasive separation of people from knowledge of the material world brings with it a serious problem.

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‘To Remain Silent Is to Be Complicit’: Whitney Staff Demand Action Against Museum’s Vice Chair of Board

A previous report by Hyperallergic revealed Warren B. Kanders's connections to the defense manufacturer Safariland. Read More

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‘To Remain Silent Is to Be Complicit’: Whitney Staff Demand Action Against Museum’s Vice Chair of Board

A previous report by Hyperallergic revealed Warren B. Kanders's connections to the defense manufacturer Safariland. Read More

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The Hyperinflation And Corruption Of The Book Blurb Biz

Blurbs, the quoted testimonials of a book’s virtues by other authors, are now so ubiquitous, readers expect them, first-time authors stress about getting them, booksellers base orders on them. A blank back cover today would probably look like a production mistake. But while readers heft books in their hands and scrutinize the praise, it should be noted that blurbs are not ad copy written by... | Read More

James Cohan Gallery’s Flagship Chelsea Space Will Move to Tribeca in September 2019

The gallery will inaugurate its new location at 50 Walker Street with a Josiah McElheny show. Read More

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