Orly Genger Boys Cry Too installation at Hermann Park Weingarten Art Group

National Award

Weingarten Art Group recognized for best in public art: Boys Cry Too is a sprawling, monumental installation

Americans for the Arts has bestowed an important award to the Weingarten Art Group for Boys Cry Too, a temporary installation at Hermann Park. The collaboration received national recognition as one of the best public art projects of 2015. “Ribbons of primary blue, yellow and red snake through irregularly shaped forms in lavender, green, orange…

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Station to Station at the Barbican Centre

Public Art Focus

The Woodstock of experimental arts lands in the Barbican Centre: Doug Aitken releases creativity

For those who view processed culture as a problem, then New York-based video and installation artist Doug Aitken is the panacea — at least in how he’s curated a living art project titled “Station to Station: A 30 Day Happening” at the Barbican Centre in London. From June 27 through July 26, 2015, the Barbican Centre hosts this…

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Worth a thousand words

Departing Menil Collection chief’s art reveals a principled, caring man through a famous story of mercy

“But one of the reasons we will miss him most . . .  has to do with the painting he chose to hang on the wall behind his desk,” writes Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle’s arts, design and culture editor. While the departure of Menil Collection director Josef Helfenstein — who’s exiting the storied campus for a…

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