Ron Mueck 

Ron Mueck, Mask II

Written By Lauriston Brewster There are only 2 weeks left for the Ron Mueck exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Ron Mueck, the son of German emigres, was born in Melbourne and cut his teeth in the film and television industry, working in both London and the U.S., before making the foray into …

Advertisements

Pop Shop Galveston

Written by Lauriston Brewster Last weekend, we ventured way past the Loop for this one, guys. But for a majority of Houstonians -- where we measure distance not in miles but in terms of minutes --Galveston is a pretty quick and quintessential weekend getaway. But instead of the Sea Wall, the epicenter for all things beach-y in Galveston, …

“Origins of the Self” Exhibit at CAMH

Collins, Jade. Trever, 2016. Digital photographic print. 19x13 inches. Courtesy of the artist

Written by Lauriston Brewster Houston's lauded Museum District is home to 19 museums, galleries, cultural centers and community organizations. In the heart of the District, on the corner of Bissonet and Montrose, stands a big, stainless steel rhombus. That is the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston and their Zilkha Gallery is home to some of the most innovative and though-provoking …

Viva Frida: 12th Annual Frida Festival in East End

Frida Kahlo Painting by Taylan Soyturk Apukovska

Written by: Lauriston Brewster The Houston Institute for Culture's (HIFC) East End Studio Gallery will kick off their 12th annual Frida Festival, where all are invited to celebrate the life and legacy of one of the art world's most prolific artist, Frida Khalo de Rivera. On Saturday April 22nd, starting at noon, there will be Frida-themed Loteria (Mexican …

Simon LOOKBOOK Live Trend Showcase

Written by Peter Cortez Photography by: Peter Cortez Sept 13 --Simon Malls hosted a Fall fashion show at the Houston Galleria with guests from GQ and Glamour magazines. The show was replete with complimentary wine and chardonnay, complimentary massages and facials and, of course, fashionable clothes from some of the hottest clothiers. Patrons got the …

Houston Artists Get ‘Raw’ (mildly NSFW)

Written by Lauriston Brewster Photography by  Richard Cook July 18-- The Houston Times got all artsy this week. We were on the scene to cover the Raw Houston: Elevation Showcase, a lively art gallery that provides exposure to Houston’s creatively endowed. Raw Artists Houston is actually a microcosmic part of the Raw Natural Born Artists organization, an …