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November 07, 2019

Cruz Ortiz to be honored at Bill of Rights Dinner

Texas Civil Rights Project’s 2019 Bill of Rights dinner recognizes Cruz and Olivia Ortiz as TCRP Rising Leader Award Recipients.

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October 11, 2019

Ruby City Grand Opening with Cruz Ortiz

More than a decade after it appeared to late local artist, collector and benefactor Linda Pace in a vivid dream, Ruby City is finally a reality. Inspired by Pace’s sketches, designed by famed British architect Sir David Adjaye and built in partnership with local firm Alamo Architects, the $16 million, 14,000-square foot contemporary art center opens to the public with a ribbon cutting with Mayor Ron Nirenberg.

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October 07, 2019

Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art in Houston Press

Texas Contemporary is exciting on many levels, shining a spotlight on local artists and galleries and offering well-deserved exposure to national and international collectors. If you’re ready to show some H-Town love, here’s our road map about who to look for and where to find them at GRB.

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October 07, 2019

Deborah Brown reviewed in Juxtapoz Magazine

Early this summer, while giving me a constructive painting critique, a friend recommended I look at Deborah Brown’s work. The similarity of our shared matter, a female figure surrounded by dogs in nature, was uncanny; and the moment was made even more synchronistic by my location atop a deck, deep in the woods near the Delaware water gap.

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October 02, 2019

Margo Sawyer and 50 Years of Public Art of the University of Houston

With a milestone half-century anniversary and the launch of a new temporary public art program, the University of Houston System stakes a claim to be one of America’s top art collecting institutions.

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October 01, 2019

Libbie Masterson Honored at ROCO Gala

Artist Libbie Masterson is the inaugural recipient of the ROCO Wildcatting in the Arts Award in honor of “her maverick spirit, embodying the trailblazing nature of ROCO”.

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September 25, 2019

Deborah Brown reviewed in Artillery Magazine

Deborah Brown’s show at The Lodge in Los Angeles is Artillery Magazine’s Pick of the Week.
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September 17, 2019

Enrique Martinez Celaya reviewed in Los Angeles Magazine

Enrique Martinez Celaya captures a familiar feeling in his first L.A. show in 4 years.

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September 17, 2019

Nancy Littlejohn profiled in ArtHouston

John Bernhard interviews Nancy Littlejohn for the fall/winter issue of ArtHouston.

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August 30, 2019

Nancy and Erik Littlejohn co-chair Rothko Chapel Gala

When an art-world pilgrimage site that’s also a beacon for human rights edges towards the half-century mark, the occasion calls for une grande fête. So it was when the Rothko Chapel held a gala — only the fourth ever in its 48-year history — at The Astorian.

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August 18, 2019

Cruz Ortiz in Podcast “Building Something out of Nothing”

Cruz Ortiz is interviewed in a podcast featuring the minds behind Texas’ most popular brands.

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August 16, 2019

Kristen Cliburn Reviewed in Visual Art Source

Viewing Kristen Cliburn’s elegant and deeply expressive paintings is a transcendent experience. She has mastered the language of color, creating carefully modulated abstractions that encourage contemplative viewing and individual interpretation.

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