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Archive: 'Visual Arts'
Dallas artist and professor Stephen Lapthisophon talks to contributor Joan Davidow about his poignant, approachable work
Today, THINK host Krys Boyd will be talking about criticism with a trio of North Texas critics: D magazine’s Nancy Nichols on food, the Star-Telegram‘s Preston Jones on pop music and KERA’s Jerome Weeks about everything else. She’ll ask us how we justify ourselves, didn’t our mothers teach us any better and how do we sleep at night? Highly recommended, five stars.
One of Sunday’s morning sessions at SXSW Interactive was a surprisingly fresh conversation about a stereotypically stuffy subject: museums, the people who run them and how they will grow their audiences.
The Ruisdael seascape just looked lonely, y’know? Now it’s part of a surf ‘n’ turf pair.
Artist Christopher Blay and residents of the Historic 10th Street District built the vessel and filled it with memories to turn attention to vacant homes in the neighborhood. KERA’s Anne Bothwell talked to Blay about the project, part of an initiative funded by BC Workshop.
Who’s that, you ask? Well, more than 26 million people have visited his best-known landmark, a building that received a ‘design of the decade’ award (for the ’60s) and in the ’90s received a 25-year award for excellence.
It’s rare and hand-colored, the first official map of the state issued by the General Land Office. It doesn’t even have most of West Texas, but Sam Houston called it the ‘most correct’ map of the state at the time.
The Amon Carter’s Margi Conrads talks to KERA’s Anne Bothwell about how food portrayed in art reflects our evolving American culture.
The big news isn’t just that the acclaimed Houston artist will be the Nasher’s first artist-in-residence. It’s that he’ll contine his ‘Trans.lation’ project, which had him developing workshops, markets and art galleries for Vickery Meadows.