The More the Merrier

Downtown's Public Art Glut is No Accident

The ongoing Arts Block initiative means it's harder than ever to walk a block without something to look at or Instagram.

08/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

Another Brick

You're Not Crazy: Lego Humans Have Arrived in Houston

Nathan Sawaya's unusual body of art takes over the benches of downtown.

07/24/2018 By Anna Lassmann

Resolutions

52 Weeks of Politics, Poetry, and Pain at Lawndale

Sculptor Elaine Bradford and poet Sara Cress teamed up to capture weekly snapshots as 2017 unfolded.

07/12/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

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