Monthly Archives: June 2013

This Week in Art Reviews

This week for the Houston Press, I reviewed a juried exhibition of prints at the Museum of Printing History and an exploration of 3D printing and CAD-aided design in the craft world at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. Both … Continue reading

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Previewing The Art Guys’ Latest Houston Antics

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This Week in Art Reviews

For the Houston Press this week, I soak in Libbie J. Masterson’s photography at Catherine Couturier Gallery and spend time with Britt Ragsdale’s classic film-inspired videos at Fresh Arts. It was all about film.

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Houston Yarn-Bombing Installation Destroyed by Vandals On June 8, several knitters worked tirelessly to turn a black metal structure into a colorful installation to brighten up Heights Boulevard. Exactly a week later, someone destroyed it.

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Your Summer Reading List — Courtesy of Houston’s Bookstores

I wanted to know what the top reads for the summer are, so I called up a few of the best local Houston bookstores and asked them for their picks. In the process, I also had some fun with Picasa … Continue reading

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This Week in Art Reviews

For the Houston Press this week, I explore the celestial at McClain Gallery and appreciate the aesthetic qualities of the plumb bob at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

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Houston’s Growing Craft Space

During a recent visit to Mid-Main, I stumbled upon a new store called The Tinderbox that’s part-handcrafted emporium, part-artisan studio. After opening in April, it become part of a pretty strong craft scene in Houston, so I decided to take … Continue reading

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