Best of Houstonia

Fall Arts Preview 2013

The very best of the coming season, including the return of Beyoncé.

09/30/2013 With Catherine Matusow, Kerry H., and Katharine Shilcutt By Michael Hardy

Visual Arts

Sprawl Is Beautiful

The foreclosure as art

09/30/2013 By Michael Hardy

Review

Review: Nice: Luc Tuymans

New Menil Collection exhibition reveals the banality of Belgian painter Luc Tuymans.

09/27/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sep 27–29

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

09/25/2013 By Michael Hardy

Opinion

Mall Art

Holding exhibition receptions at the Galleria is the hottest new trend—and also the worst.

09/23/2013 By Michael Hardy

Fine Arts

A Fair to Remember

The third annual Houston Fine Art Fair features galleries from San Francisco to South Korea.

09/20/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sep 20–22

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

09/18/2013 By Michael Hardy

Artist Spotlight

Sketches: David Whittaker

Houston sculptor finds a sweet spot between grotesque and cute.

09/16/2013 By Peter Holley

History

Previewing the 1937–1938 Arts Season

Impresario Edna Saunders brought famous performers from around the world to pre-war Houston.

09/13/2013 By Michael Hardy

Interview

Arts Insider: Pat Jasper

Folklorist Pat Jasper discusses Houston's vibrant mix of cultures.

09/09/2013 By Michael Hardy

News

Magna Carta Holy Grail

The Houston Museum of Natural Science to host rare exhibition of a 800-year-old Magna Carta re-issue.

08/28/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 30–Sep 2

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

08/28/2013 By Michael Hardy

Artist Spotlight

Sketches: Trenton Doyle Hancock (VIDEO)

An artist turns to his childhood toys for inspiration.

08/27/2013 By Peter Holley

Roadside Attractions

In Marfa, the Playboy Bunny Lives On

Dick DeGuerin turns art critic in his crusade to save a new landmark in his other hometown.

08/26/2013 By John Nova Lomax

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: Cary Reeder Goes Solo at Lawndale (VIDEO)

Local artist captures historic homes before they vanish.

08/21/2013 By Peter Holley

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 23–25

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

08/21/2013 By Michael Hardy

Art

You're So Vane (SLIDESHOW)

Mark di Suvero's new sculpture "Po-um (Lyric)" is installed on Rice University's campus.

08/19/2013 By Michael Hardy

Interview

Arts Insider: Clint Willour

Introducing our new series of interviews with behind-the-scenes players in the Houston art world.

08/16/2013 By Michael Hardy

Field Report

Into the Art

Houston arts institutions launch programs to foster audience engagement.

08/15/2013 By Abby Koenig

Artist Spotlight

Sketches: Patrick Renner on "Funnel Tunnel" (VIDEO)

In car-crazy Houston, a visual arts speed bump slows traffic.

08/14/2013 By Peter Holley