Tuesday, April 23, 2019

APPRECIATION: Jack Goldstein

At once pioneering and heartbreaking, the career and legacy of this seminal member of the Pictures Generation is reexamined in a long-awaited retrospective at Orange County Museum of Art.

JOHN GRADE

Eschewing notions of permanence, the prolific Seattle sculptor looks to nature for his works’ forms and inspiration, often leaving them to decay in their outdoor settings.

Appreciation: Roland Reiss

Variety, more than anything else, has been the unifying characteristic of Reiss's oeuvre.

Painting with Words

Emerging artist Alexandra Grant crafts elaborate webs of words in paint and wire to examine the ways we look at language.

DIALOGUE: Kim Davenport

The innovative Houston-based curator has turned Rice Gallery into an international showcase for site-specific installation.

Remaking Mythology

sculptor alison saar recycles ancient archetypes through her own rough-hewn, lyrical lens to explore the stages in women’s lives.

Hugo Crosthwaite

Born in Tijuana, the prolific painter/muralist has gained an international reputation with his haunting, fragmentary narratives.

COLLECTING: Jordan Schnitzer

The Northwest-based arts patron has nurtured a lifelong passion for art into a world-class print collection, and then some.

The Desert Initiative

Spanning the southwestern US, from California to West Texas, a new multi-venue initiative seeks to examine and identify the variety of artwork created in, and inspired by, the desert.

Trenton Doyle Hancock

Trenton Doyle Hancock has gained a national audience by building his own fictional universe. Robert Boyd sits down with the Houston-based artist to discuss his origin story.

Appreciation: Peter Alexander

Inspired by water, the pioneering Light and Space artist journeyed both artistically and aesthetically, before rediscovering resin at the Centre Pompidou in 2006.

Interview: Chris Burden

Early on, people were saying that I was doing performances impromptu, which is kind of insane actually. They were very thought out. Even though it seemed minimal, they were thought out very carefully.