You’ve heard of the architecture’s Pritzker Prize, Britain’s Turner Prize, the Guggenheim’s Hugo Boss Prize, and of course the various Nobel Prizes. This afternoon the Nasher Sculpture Center announced its own addition to the prestigious international cultural prize circuit, the Nasher Prize.Full Story
On the eve of Art Fair shenanigans, it’s good moment to put down the art supplies and “organize, organize, organize,” as Martha Rosler once put it.Full Story
The internet, digital technology, camera phones, security cameras, drones, Instagram, and all the rest of it continue to affect and change the way we make, process, interpret, and experience images. That’s the jumping off point for A Flexible Arrangement, an exhibition at Gray Matters.Full Story
At what point does a visual art exhibition cross over and become pure theater? Perhaps that distinction doesn’t matter much, but it is a question that popped into my head this past weekend at The Whyte Window / Black Mirror / Black Burka Art Show at Beefhaus.Full Story
For the most elusive and intriguing show of the weekend, Beefhaus presents a trio of anonymous digital distruptors.Full Story
A Beaumont native, Kevin Todora has been living and working in Dallas since 2001, establishing a commercial career as a highly sought after artwork and exhibition photographer. To many people he’s the guy who comes in after the art has been made, after the show has been installed. The guy whose job is to make other people’s art look good.
But he’s also an artist, and–as his current show, New Photographic Works at Erin Cluley Gallery proves–a fine one at that.Full Story
Leonardo Drew and Sam Reveles at Talley Dunn, and Noah Simblist at The Reading Room, highlight the weekend’s art openings.Full Story
The return of Oliver Francis Gallery (featuring work by Josh Reames and Amber Renaye) highlights this weekends art happenings.Full Story
Michaël Borremans is a figurative painter. That may seem like a simple statement, but given the state of contemporary art—with its endless carnival of art fairs peddling vacuous abstraction, celebrity-hyped artists, and conceptualism-light—the fact that Borremans paints the kinds of pictures he does is actually a radical proposition.
The Belgian artist, who will receive his first large-scale U.S. museum survey this month at the Dallas Museum of Art, paints portraits and still-lifes, those archaic artistic genres that critics and academics still can’t seem to fully pronounce as dead.Full Story
There have been a lot of cancelations this week, so double check before you hunt down your art. But the weekend looks clear. Here are all of the openings:Full Story