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Two Exhibits, One Architect

Black House Shines

A Reviving Mural

Avedon’s Texas?

Need and Desire

Blotch Jumbo

Art

Art

Welcome to The Art Issue

I can hear you now. “The Weekly’s selling out, brah!” And, indeed, you’d have every right to be startled by our fancy cover. But...

Keep Artful Village Weird

While walking through rows of paintings at an Austin art show with his wife three years ago, Darren Houk was struck with inspiration. Soaking...

Is Art Worth It?

corrected: Aug. 19. It’s the middle of summer, and most summertime exhibits at the museums and galleries are about to come down. Artists have retreated...

Going Native

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is hard to get to right now because of the extensive remodeling that the venue is undergoing,...

Scots Wha Hae

A show like Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From the National Gallery of Scotland doesn’t have much of a theme to coalesce around other than,...

Casual Luxury Complex: Devon Nowlin

  I’ve done it. You’ve done it. We’ve all done it. Somehow or another, you get sucked into a décor store –– Pier 1 Imports,...

Beer and Steampunk

You can’t beat the cigar-chomping pig. For this year’s Visionary Awards contest –– to design a label for a Rahr beer brewed in honor of...

Framing Desire: The Big Picture

“Portrait (P. Lappat)” is imposing in both scale and content, with a gaze that’s inescapable. Though it’s the first thing you see when you...

Jay Wilkinson Versus the World

Jay Wilkinson’s first works of art were inspired by comics but not in a Roy Lichtenstein kind of way. “I was dyslexic,” Wilkinson said, “so...

Dabbling in Art

Recent exhibits at the Kimbell Art Museum have included works from the Musée d’Orsay, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and private collections around the...