Tag Archive: Molly Glentzer

Stephen Wiltshire Project, Houston, Houston Chronicle

WAG in the news

See the big picture: Stephen Wiltshire project a favorite for Houston Chronicle culture guru

Molly Glentzer — arts, design and culture writer/editor at the Houston Chronicle — gives the Stephen Wiltshire project, themed “Elevate Houston,” the thumbs up in the weekly “Chronicle critics offer entertainment suggestions” column. Molly writes: Big picture: British artist Stephen Wiltshire, who was given an autism diagnosis as a child, draws detailed, large-scale landscapes from…

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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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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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Public Art Monday: Art in unexpected places

With creativity, imagination and an entrepreneurial spirit, “everything and anything can be transformed into art” — so says prolific muralist and street artist Anat Ronen. Ronen’s philosophy renders her an ideal artist to participate in the “Mini Murals” project, an initiative helmed by Houston’s UP Art Studio that considers the city itself as a canvas…

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