Cultural, generational language differences lead to confusion Some time ago I had asked my father for some family details as I had been messing around on ancestry.com. A few weeks ago he sent me an email which read: Yesterday I posted a Flag to you and the details I had managed to find regarding my … Continue reading Post or Post?
HOUSTON — There is something fascinating about the outsider artist. They often toil away in obscurity, driven by some inner voice to tell their story. Houston’s Menil Collection is putting an ear to those artists’ voices in “As Essential as Dreams: Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Stephanie and John Smither” on display through Oct. … Continue reading Review: As Essential as Dreams
Here is my review of the latest exhibition at Houston's Menil Collection, published in the October 2016 ISSUE magazine. Click here for the story.
"We will be in Pensacola Beach anyway, so it’s only a few more hours to Key West,” she said. OK, it’s 14 more hours, but what the heck. I had never been to Florida, let alone the Keys, and it seemed like a cool way to start our summer vacation. … Here is my travel … Continue reading Travel: Visiting Papa’s place
HOUSTON — A playwright writes a play about a playwright writing a play. The characters are fictitious imaginings of “real” historical figures, imagined not only by the playwright, but also by the playwright within the play. Is the truth more or less real for all that? Such are the problems of meta theater, problems that … Continue reading Review: Sororité, if not égalité, shines at Main Street
When Dexter Augier of Finder’s Fayre Antiques offered me a show a year ago, I had to come up with an idea for a new series of work. Sure, I have a bunch of paintings in my studio, but I wanted the challenge of working on a series that would work in a small environment. … Continue reading Mapping out an art series