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2006 Stories by Charissa N. Terranova

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  • Field Not So Glorious

    published December 7, 2006

    Like Joanne Woodward's characters in The Many Faces of Eve, the Dallas Museum of Art is a cultural beast with multiple... More >>

  • Pimpin' With a Mullet

    published October 5, 2006

    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... More >>

  • Tuttle Unbound

    published August 24, 2006

    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... More >>

  • Piano Works

    published July 20, 2006

    The Italian architect Renzo Piano designs jewel-box buildings. High levels of invention in the realm of engineering--from the ferro-cement... More >>

  • Patriot Acts

    published June 29, 2006

    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... More >>

  • Pop Goes the Easel

    published June 1, 2006

    The dripped bumpy surfaces of Charlotte Smith's paintings and the bulbous pneumatic contours of William Cannings' sculpture convey... More >>

  • Painting as Petting Zoo

    published May 11, 2006

    The "painting sculptures" and puffy green felt "islands" of Candace M. Briceño are alive with touch. The tactility of her work is at... More >>

  • Nintendo Wizards

    published April 20, 2006

    Back in 1969, The Who sang plaudits to Tommy, the Helen Keller of ur-gaming. Deaf, dumb and blind, the miraculous Tommy "plays by sense of smell,"... More >>

  • Wall of Blight

    published March 30, 2006

    Fort Worth hosts two exhibitions spotlighting the "grid" as a bearer of structural order in painting and the city. The shows feature work from the... More >>

  • Shadow Remains

    published March 9, 2006

    The literary critic Walter Benjamin once said "to live means to leave traces." Life is messy and, like the droppings of a scurrying rodent, we... More >>

  • White Noise

    published February 16, 2006

    When you think of Robert Ryman's work, you think white. Ryman has made square paintings in various alabaster hues--waxen, pearly, gray--for... More >>

  • Electric Avenue

    published January 26, 2006

    The acidly brilliant art historian Rosiland Krauss once described the mythic power of the grid in terms of its opposites. The grid is a cipher at... More >>

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