Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Sargent and the Sea - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - John Singer Sargent Exhibition


"...pandering to powerful and ungodly rich clientele with fatuous poses and opulent settings..."

Monday, December 29, 2014

Pompeii: Tales From an Eruption - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston


"...many sought the aid of the gods," recounted Pliny, "but more imagined there were no gods left..."

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Maurizio Cattelan - Is There Life Before Death - The Menil Collection


"Those of us who regularly visited the Cubist-era Picasso are now adjusting to Robert Gober's hair covered cheese wedge."

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

John Alexander A Retrospective - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston


"...felt proud of a home boy who..."made it" in the profit-fueled pit of the New York art world..."

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Mary Heilmann: To Be Someone - Contemporary Art Museum, Houston


"...dismantle entrenched hierarchy is downright irreverent, sort of like breaking wind in church."

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Marlene Dumas: Measuring Your Own Grave - The Menil Collection

"...Wouldn't the non-gussied up, bloated, at peace painted woman be a truer reality..."

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014