To my dismay, it turns out the Lowbrow movement doesn't have anything to do with the kind of masterpieces I considered lowbrow art. Rather, it's an "underground visual art movement that began in Los Angeles in the late 1970s and now is a widespread populist art movement that has been called pop surrealism," according to press material from the 4th Wall Gallery, which has brought the work of three prominent Lowbrow artists to Dallas for an exhibition. But if that's considered lowbrow, what do you call Elvis-on-velvet, dogs playing poker and vaguely Native American wolf portraits? Whether or not Lowbrow really means... More >>>