René Alvarado

by Laura Harrison My recent visit with René Alvarado in his home and studio in San Angelo, TX, gave me an opportunity to see what he is currently working on and to reflect on his path as an artist. His home and studio is an old Lutheran church that he renovated in 2005. He kept … Continue reading René Alvarado

The Collecting Impulse

Fifty Works from Dorothy and Herbert Vogel by Claire Howard Over the past fifty years, Dorothy and Herbert Vogel have amassed an art collection consisting of thousands of works, many by key figures in minimal, post-minimal, and conceptual art. The scope of their collection is even more remarkable, however, because of the Vogels’ unique approach … Continue reading The Collecting Impulse

Joyce Howell

by Rachel Haggerty Two canvases were poised on easels—one near completion and the other at the beginning of its creation. A palette sat near, iced with months of paint like a wedding cake that keeps getting licked before it can be served. On the far wall, seven paintings hung on pegs for inspection. I was … Continue reading Joyce Howell