Charissa N. Terranova

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  • 9 years ago

    Like Joanne Woodward's characters in The Many Faces of Eve, the Dallas Museum of Art is a cultural beast with multiple personalities. There is the mousy, provincial Eve White who wears out-of-date clothes and speaks with a slow Southern drawl. She...

  • 9 years ago

    Like a souped-up, tricked-out rocker's van, Ryan Humphrey's work jumbles the signs of clashing cultures: It's Pimp My Ride meets Van Halen. References to Eddie Van Halen's red-, white- and black-striped Kramer 5150 guitar sit opposite an homage to...

  • 9 years ago

    There is vomit art. There is garage-sale art. And there is the work of Richard Tuttle. Neither one nor the other, Tuttle's art doesn't so much split the difference down the middle as it ignores the two extremes altogether. It is subtler than the w...

  • 9 years ago

    The Italian architect Renzo Piano designs jewel-box buildings. High levels of invention in the realm of engineering--from the ferro-cement ceiling louvers of The Menil Collection in Houston to the glass-sheathed earthquake-proof tower, the Maison ...

  • 9 years ago

    If there ever were a time for art that is political, now is the moment. The art of Patriot Acts, a group show at Barry Whistler Gallery, gives body to an alternative--I say much-needed--type of jingoism. The work of Darryl Lauster, Greg Metz, Mich...

  • 9 years ago

    The dripped bumpy surfaces of Charlotte Smith's paintings and the bulbous pneumatic contours of William Cannings' sculpture convey explosions. You'll find no destruction or apocalypse in the exhibition Pop Up at Pan American Art Gallery. Rather, t...


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