Selected Bibliography


Biggers, John and Carroll Simms. Black Art in Houston: The Texas Southern University Experience. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1978.

Brutvan, Cheryl with Marti Mayo and Linda L. Cathcart. In Our Time: Houston’s Contemporary Arts Museum, 1948-1982. Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 1982.

De Lima Greene, Alison, and Alejandra Jimenez, Shannon Halwes, Kathleen M. Williams, Robert Ireland Montgomery, Monica Garza, Jason Alan Goldstein, and Peter C. Marzio. Texas: 150 works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2000.

Edwards, Jim with Jerry Herring and Anne Wilkes Tucker. Charles Schorre. Houston: Herring Press/Houston Artists Fund, 1997.

Edwards, Katie Robinson. Midcentury Modern Art in Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014.

Graze, Sue. Visions: James Surls, 1974-1984. Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, 1984.

Herbert, Lynn M. and Dave Hickey, Walter Hopps, and David Levi Strauss. The Art Guys: Think Twice, Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 1995.

Johnson, Patricia Covo. Contemporary Art in Texas. Sydney: Craftsman House, 1994.

Kalil, Susie with William G. Otton. The Color of Being/El Color del Ser: Dorothy Hood, 1918-2000. College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2016.

Kalil, Susie and Barbara Rose. Fresh Paint: The Houston School. Austin: Texas Monthly Press, 1985.

Lash, Miranda, and Andrei Codrescu, Lisa A. Crossman, Eleanor Heartney, Patricia Covo Johnson, Herb Tam, and Patricia C. Phillips. Mel Chin: Rematch. Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2014.

Lewallen, Constance M. and Steve Seid with Chip Lord, Caroline Maniaque, and Michael Sorkin. Ant Farm 1968-1978. Berkeley: University of California Press. 2004.

Livingston, Jane with Alison De Lima Greene, Robert Hughes, and Peter C. Marzio. John Alexander: A Retrospective. Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2007.

Mayo, Marti. Finders Keepers: Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 1997.

McBride, Elizabeth and Lorenzo Thomas. DiverseWorks Artspace 1983-93. Houston: DiverseWorks Artspace, Inc., 1993.

McEvilley, Thomas. Sculpture in the Age of Doubt. New York City: Allworth Press, 1999.

Moser, Charlotte. Clyde Connell: The Art and Life of a Louisiana Woman. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1991.

Murphy, Paula, with Gus Kopriva and James Surls. Lawndale Art Center: Still Crazy… After All These Years. Houston: Lawndale Arts Center, 2005.

Pillsbury, Edmund with Walter Hopps and Patricia Covo Johnson. The Art and Life of Lucas Johnson. Houston: Houston Artists Fund, 2006.

Raeburn, Michael. Joseph Glasco: The Fifteenth American. London: Cacklegoose Press, 2015.

Reynolds, Sarah C.. Houston Reflections: Art in the City, 1950s, 60s, and 70s. Houston: Rice University, 2008.

Schipsi, Laureen, editor. Art and Activism: Projects of John and Dominique de Menil. Houston: The Menil Collection, 2010.

Sultan, Terrie. James Surls: The Splendora Years, 1977-1997. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005.

Tibbits, Randolph and Lorraine A. Stuart. Emma Richardson Cherry (1859-1954): Houston’s First Modern Artist. Houston: Houston Public Library/Bright Sky Press, 2013.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

Browning, Dominique. “What I Admire I Must Possess.” Texas Monthly, April 1983.

Dewan, Shaila. “The Overlooked Abstractionist,” Houston Press, October 8, 1998.

Ennis, Michael. “His Name Was Forrest Bess.” Texas Monthly, June 1982.

Ennis, Michael, “The Women Who Came to Dinner.” Texas Monthly, May 1980.

Ennis, Michael. “Personal Space.” Texas Monthly, August 1983.

Gambrell, Jamie. “Art Capital of the Third Coast.”  Art in America, April 1987.

Glentzer, Molly. "Early Houston Art Scene is Having a Moment," Houston Chronicle, September 19, 2014.

Gray, Lisa. "Life in the Abstract." Houston Press, December 21, 2000.

Gray, Lisa. “Revolution in Chrome.” Houston Press, July 6, 2000.

Hickey, Dave. “The Texas to New York via Nashville Semi-Transcontinental Epiphany Tactic.” Art in America, September-October 1972.

Kalil, Susie. “Houston Artists: They’d Rather Fight Than Switch.” ARTnews, December 1981

Klaasmeyer, Kelly. "Long Life." Houston Press, July 13, 2006.

Konigsberg, Eric. "Big Man on Canvas." New York Magazine, 

Kutner, Janet. “The Houston-Dallas Axis.” Art in America, September-October 1972.

Lippard, Lucy R., “Report from Houston: Texas Red Hots,” Art in America, July/August 1979.

McKay, Gary. “Alternative Spaces: Where New Artists Get the Hang of It.” Houston Home and Garden, September 1982.

Moser, Charlotte. “Steel Walls Do Not an Art Museum Make.” Texas Monthly, September 1974.

Moser, Charlotte. "The Art Boom." Houston Chronicle, July 20, 1975.

Moser, Charlotte. “Directorial Musical Chairs.” ARTnews, September 1978.

Moser, Charlotte. “Playing Cowboys and Artists in Houston.” ARTnews, December 1980.

Moser, Charlotte. “Regional Revisions: Houston and Chicago.” Art in America, July 1985.

Reed, Julia. "John Alexander's True Nature." Garden & Gun, September/October 2008.

Rubinstein, Raphael. “In Conversation: James Harithas with Raphael Rubenstein.” The Brooklyn Rail, June 2008.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Art and Money in the City of Future Think.” Houston City Magazine, February 1980.

Smith, Roberta, “Twelve Days in Texas”, Art in America, July/August 1976.

Taylor, MaryRoss. "Changing Lives and Making Policy: The Houston Women's Caucus for Art, 1978-1988." Houston History Magazine, Fall 2003.

Vander Lee, Jana. "The Houston Image as New Arts Frontier - Fact, Fiction, or Both?" ArtVoices, September 1981.

Vander Lee, Jana, “Texas Art: Hot and Heavy.” Artspace, Fall 1982.

Vine, Katy. "Fame in the Abstract," Texas Monthly, September 2016.

Washington, Jesse. "Unmasked at Last." Houston Press, May 9, 2002.