January 17 of this year was a bad day for Houston book lovers. Half Price Books closed their Westheimer location. They had closed their University…
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A few observations
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I went to the Museum of Fine Arts here in Houston Sunday afternoon. I wandered through the galleries of European paintings, then over to the Asian…
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Russia invaded Ukraine yesterday. I am sickened by this evil act. A murderous dictatorship invades a democratic nation. But I know that I am powerless…
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In 1973, Marvin Gaye produced one of his most popular albums, Let’s Get It On. The next year, he followed it up with a similar hunk of erotic funk, I…
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The marble looked old and chipped, but there was something about the bust in the Texas Goodwill that struck Laura Young as remarkable. So Young, an…
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You Just Have to be Willing to Check the Nooks and Crannies
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“Dear Joseph Heller, I am a stacked eighteen-year-old blonde on Sunset Boulevard. I am also a writer.” Eve Babitz wrote this postcard in 1961. I’ve…
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The Art of Ronald L. Jones
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I understand why art history concentrates on the work of individuals—it’s easier to talk about a person who made artworks that we can now view at our…
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Critical Mass by Joachim West at the Galveston Arts Center
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According to Lars Lerup
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