Binational artist Luz Maria Sánchez grapples with killings that haunt her family and her country of birth.
In person and in her art, Sánchez’s style is observational and exact, almost without an expressive first-person stance, except for, perhaps, one of detached and utterly rational horror. She could almost be viewed as an avant-garde journalist who broadcasts her dispatches from speakers shaped like automatic weapons and collects her supporting evidence in the form of migrants’ cast-off garments from the north banks of the Rio Grande. Read More
For three decades, DJ Stout’s vision has shaped how we look at the Lone Star State.
You may not know designer DJ Stout by name, but if you live in Texas, you know his work. His aesthetic has determined the past 30 years of visual Texana, both forward- and backward-looking. Read More
The literary charmers of Texas have always outnumbered sincere truth-seekers, making "Ghost Horse" a standout with raw verisimilitude. Read More
Merritt Tierce's Love Me Back is a lurid book full of unpleasant characters doing nasty things to one another. Read More