Kelly Klaasmeyer

Artist and arts writer Kelly Klaasmeyer was a 2009 USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program Fellow and recipient of a 2009 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. She lives in Houston. “Forrest Bess: Seeing Things Invisible” is on view through Aug. 18 at the Menil Collection in Houston.

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Forrest Bess: An Artist Laid Bare

by Kelly Klaasmeyer | Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 15:38 CST

Art Everywhere

In the future, we'll all be artists, and all art will look the same.

When people think of Texas, they think of oil, not art. But the gusher at Spindletop that begat an ocean of black crude also begat massive financial support for art. Museums, institutions and collections created by petro-wealth have contributed to … Read More