The Menil Collection in Houston recently opened its Drawing Institute, dedicated to unique works on paper. Here is my story from the December 2018 ISSUE magazine.
Review: Egon Schiele: In Search of the Perfect LIne
My review of "Egon Schiele: In Search of the Perfect Line" ran in the December 2018 ISSUE magazine. Here is the link to the article and below is the page layout.
Review: Johns’ drawings on target
Menil Drawing Institute hosts "Jasper Johns: Condition on Being Here" The new Menil Collection Drawing Institute has chosen Jasper Johns to be the inaugural artist to be featured in its gallery. “Condition of Being Here,” on display through Jan. 27, comprises 41 pieces from 1954 to 2016 and covers a range of mark making, from … Continue reading Review: Johns’ drawings on target
Review: ‘Ghosts’ of morality
LU's production of Ibsen classic shines light on secrets The ghosts of our past decisions seem to have a way of visiting us, no matter how hard we try to bury them. In Henrik Ibsen’s classic play, “Ghosts,” presented by Lamar University, Nov. 8-11, Mrs. Helen Alving (Caitlin Grammar) is on the eve of unveiling … Continue reading Review: ‘Ghosts’ of morality
Guillaume Apollinaire remembered
My recent story in ISSUE magazine followed the theme of arts figures who died 100 years ago in the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic. This time I looked at the poet Guillaume Apollinaire who was one of the most influential figures in the birth of 20th-century art. In the early years of the century, Apollinaire's influence … Continue reading Guillaume Apollinaire remembered