Rethinking Art and a New Museum Building in Houston

Were things different this past weekend, we would have been in New York perusing Alice Neel: People Come First at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. With bad weather, airline cancellations and other factors in the way, with a drive to Houston we could check something off our list and rescue the weekend. There's a healthy … Continue reading Rethinking Art and a New Museum Building in Houston

The Joy of Being Lost — Visiting the 57th Carnegie International

The 57th edition of Carnegie International, curated by Ingrid Schaffner, has come to its count-down weeks. Ingrid takes the word“international” with a pluralistic mindset because no single theme can represent the complexity of our times. Sarah Crowner's Teracotta Wall That’s a relief for me. How can we NOT coerce ourselves into contextualizing artworks after reading … Continue reading The Joy of Being Lost — Visiting the 57th Carnegie International

Landmark Survey of Work by Günther Förg Coming to DMA

The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) is bringing what it calls the most comprehensive survey to date for renowned German artist Günther Förg (1952-2013) to the city. Opening on October 21, 2018, and on view through January 27, 2019, the show will be the first American museum exhibition dedicated to the artist in nearly three … Continue reading Landmark Survey of Work by Günther Förg Coming to DMA