Sticks and Stones

Watch This Thing Called Life Come Together Live at the MFAH

A livestream shows professional rock climbers assembling what is sure to be the museum's blockbuster summer attraction.

05/23/2018 By Morgan Kinney

public art

Havel Ruck Projects Has A Literal Take On the Term 'Open House'

The artistic duo will begin construction on a "perforated house" as the newest installment of the Downtown District's Art Blocks initiative.

04/19/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Get Out

An Interactive Alice In Wonderland Sculpture Arrives at Evelyn's Park

Bring a picnic and join Alice's tea party.

04/06/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Bean There, Done That

Three Lapsed Chicagoans Explain Once And for All Why The Bean Isn’t Worth Caring About

A counterpoint to the recent Bean Discourse.

04/02/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas, Nicki Koetting, and Morgan Kinney

Mashup

The Round Appeal of Deredia's Spheres

Deredia, the famed Costa Rican sculptor, exhibits a range of work inspired by a unique mix of European materials and pre-Columbian Boruca art.

01/31/2018 By Elizabeth Myong

Bayougraphy

David Adickes Is Larger Than Life

The legendary artist has left a monumental mark on Houston.

12/29/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

In Rainbows

Reality is a Puzzle of Cardboard and Color

Chromatic Fantasy features the works of Edward Lane McCartney in a series of dynamic, multi-dimensional works.

12/11/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

It's Alive

You Are One With Sophia Vari

In a show at Art of the World Gallery, international artist Sophia Vari exhibits a range of work that engages with its space and audience.

11/14/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

For the children

For a Dose of Culture and Charity, Visit Archway Gallery

Archway Gallery's Ninth Annual Juried Exhibition benefits Casa de Esperanza de los Niños.

07/26/2017 By Julia Gsell

Visual Art

A New Sculpture Exhibition at MFAH Gets (Hyper) Real

Ron Mueck's emotionally charged sculptures chronicle the various stages of human life, from birth to death.

03/21/2017 By Chris Becker

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

Have You Found All the Hidden Art in Buffalo Bayou Park?

You may need to pause for a moment.

01/23/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Art News

The Rothko Chapel Is Getting a Facelift

A New York City firm is heading up renovations to the de Menils' landmark sanctuary.

11/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Culture Compass

Taking a Master Class with Legendary Houston Sculptor Jesse Lott

Sharing decades' worth of wisdom over a game of dominos

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Public Art

Wingin' It

Engineering meets sculpture in a new public art piece commissioned by Houston Arts Alliance.

10/08/2015 By Katricia Lang

controversy

Convention Center Art Commission Still Alive (For Now)

Just one big misunderstanding?

11/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

Our Sexist Past

Why Does Houston Only Have Two Statues of Women?

Get on it, Mayor Parker!

06/02/2014 By John Lomax

Visual Art

Penetrating the "Houston Penetrable"

The monumental final work of late Venezuelan artist Jesús Rafael Soto will hang through the summer at the MFAH.

05/13/2014 Photography by Alice Alsup

Newsfix

Video: Blind Artist Takes Up Sculpture at 94

Painter Charlotte Wood finds new ways to express herself after losing her sight.

04/25/2014 By John Lomax

Bayougraphy

The Sculptor Who Will Never See Her Work

At the age of 94, picking up a new craft might seem challenging enough—but what if you’re also blind?

04/07/2014 By John Lomax

Artist Spotlight

Sketches: David Whittaker

Houston sculptor finds a sweet spot between grotesque and cute.

09/16/2013 By Peter Holley