Howard Rachofsky

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2011

    Homecoming Dance: Erykah Badu Returns to Arts Magnet to Raise Money (and, the Roof)

    Dylan HollingsworthErykah Badu does know how to make the dramatic entrance, performing a capella before cracking the curtain to reveal the full band behind​State Sen. Royce West was there; so too Cindy and Howard Rachofsky, former mayoral candidate and "homeless czar" Tom Dunning, Arts District ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    The DSO's Looking to Raise $50 Million. Turns Out, It's Already Almost Halfway There.

    ​It's been no secret that the Dallas Symphony Orchestra could use a little classical gas right now, following a season that left the DSO with what some guesstimated to be a seven-figure deficit, a few high-profile last-minute cancellations and chief operating officer Paul Stewart taking the presid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Cowboys Stadium, Also a Fine Art Gallery

    Courtesy the Dallas Cowboys​So reports this morning's New York Times, which takes a tour of the Dallas Cowboys' new home with Gene Jones and finds the walls adorned with works by the Whitney-feted Lawrence Weiner, Franz Ackermann (who's collected at the Museum of Modern Art), conceptualists Mel Bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008

    Those Rachofskys Will Collect Anything

    Till I read this story, about London's National Portrait Gallery and its attempt to secure one of Marc Quinn's Self sculptures, I had no idea that the Dallas Museum of Art currently has a Quinn in storage. But, yes, turns out that the DMA, courtesy owners Cindy and Howard Rachofsky, does indeed have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008

    Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    Robert Wihite's Fat Man Bomb, now on display at the Barry Whistler Gallery Most of artist Robert Wilhite's work is beautiful but benign: a Tower of Babel made of tissue and wood; a Throne of Zeus that's more or less a chair affixed to a wall; a Sputnik that'd look terrific jutting from a kid's-room ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 17, 2004

    Collecting Unconscious

    Ellsworth Kelly at the DMA, from art to fetish and back again

  • Culture

    November 9, 2000

    The Graduates

    SMU's Meadows School of the Arts makes a tentative mark on the world

  • Culture

    December 16, 1999


    MAC dandyBox-office buzz

  • Culture

    June 17, 1999

    House of not enough

    The Modern's new House of Sculpture is a tour through three dimensions that leaves you wanting more

  • News

    December 26, 1996

    Should Paul Fielding go to jail?

    He's violated the public trust and betrayed his own ethical standards. But is Dallas' perpetually annoying councilman guilty of fraud, perjury, and extortion?