Arts InSight

Lovers in Life and Art: Multimedia Artists Discuss Their Work, Relationship

Posted on · Katy Anderson and Patrick Medrano, a photographer and a multimedia artist, respectively, are a married couple that produce collaborative artworks ranging from painting and sculpture to stop-motion animation. In a recent conversation on Houston Public Media’s Arts InSight, the couple talked about their process, their inspiration and their artistic trajectory.

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David Adickes Known for His Over-Sized Sculptures

Posted on · We learn about artist David Adickes, who’s known for the large statues he sculpts, including the 67-foot replica of Sam Houston for the city of Huntsville, Texas, the “We Love Houston” sign in The Heights and busts of statesmen near downtown Houston, informally known as “Mount Rush Hour.”

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True South: The Story Behind the Latest Sculptures Along Heights Blvd.

Posted on · Perhaps you were among the many who strolled down Heights Boulevard last year and posed for a picture in one of the over-sized lawn chairs on the esplanade. Well, the chairs were just one of many sculptures that comprised a public art exhibit called True North. Now, you may have noticed there are more sculptures: […]

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Remembering the Artist Behind Houston’s Police Memorial Sculpture

Posted on · A prominent Gulf Coast artist died this month. Jesus Moroles had a collection of honors, including the National Medal of the Arts, the Texas State Artist Award and was known for producing works for several major museums and memorials, including his largest work: the Houston Police Memorial sculpture in Buffalo Bayou Park. Paige Phelps has […]

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Local Artists Create Sculptures with Recycled Materials

Posted on · We’re used to seeing things like ancient tribal masks or great chiseled statues in museums and art galleries. Oftentimes, they’re painstakingly carved out of the finest exotic wood or hammered expertly out of blocks of stone. But a new exhibit by two local artists features sculptures made from more conventional materials, such as masks made […]