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Ryu-Hee Kim, "Seasons in the Rice Field."

CraftTexas 2014 Arrives in Houston

By EDGE | Aug 22
This fall, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) presents "CraftTexas 2014," the eighth in a series of biennial juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft.

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Fine Arts Features

Fashion illustrator Richard Haines.

The Haines Effect: Runway Relevance Meets Street Chic

By Ian Michael Crumm | Aug 22
From illustrating a look on the street to inspiring a pattern for garment production, Richard Haines' work spans the life cycle of the fashion industry.

Flappers, Bootleggers and More in New Prohibition Exhibit

By EDGE | Aug 19
The Indiana State Museum features an exhibit about one of the most colorful periods in American history with "American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition" on display through February 15, 2015.

Oliver Klink's "Herding Instincts, Bhutan," winner of the juried competition 'The Perimeter of the World - Contemporary Travel Photography' at RayKo Photo Center

What's Up at the Galleries in August?

By Sura Wood | Aug 17
Art doesn't take a summer vacation. Here's a taste of what's out there this August.

Frederic Remington 1907 painting entitled, "The Story of Where the Sun Goes."

Charles Russell Art Fetches Millions at Auction

By Martin Griffith | Jul 30
A total of 30 Charles M. Russell works fetched millions of dollars at auction in Reno, with one painting symbolizing the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing $1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for $1.1 million.

"Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style"

Oscar de la Renta Exhibit Opens at Bush Library

By Jamie Stengle | Jul 21
More than 60 ensembles are featured in a new retrospective of Oscar de la Renta's career that opened Saturday at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas. "Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style," runs through Oct. 5.

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Fine Arts Reviews

The Dinner Party

By Michael Cox | Jul 14
Spectators were astounded by the audacity of Judy Chicago's art installation "The Dinner Party" when it was first exhibited in 1979. In "The Dinner Party: Restoring Women to History," the artist details this installation piece through images and essays.

A Queer History Of Fashion - From The Closet To The Catwalk

By Michael Cox | Nov 2
Accompanying the exhibit in NYC, Valerie Steele, director of the Fashion Institute of Technology, explores a topic that surprisingly few have in "A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Cakewalk" what gay people have done for fashion.

Armored General (detail), Qin dynasty (221-206 BCE), China. Terracotta, excavated from Pit 1, Qin Shihuang tomb complex (1980). Photo: Qin Shihuang Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Shaanxi

China’s Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor’s Legacy

By Sura Wood | Mar 5
Although the warriors are certainly the headliner, the bulk of the exhibition is comprised of 110 objects taken from the burial chambers of the First Emperor’s ancestors and areas surrounding his eminence’s tomb.

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