Texas Hill Country

Think smoked turkey and pork belly on Texas Toast
Upon going home and doing some research, I learned that the minimalist artist Donald Judd fled the New York art scene for Marfa back in the '70s, and slowly established it as an arts destination that was now enjoying serious notoriety. But as a Texan myself, I had not gotten the memo.
This West Texas town is the only one East coasters seem to know about. But despite its status as a new epicenter of the art
CR: My appetite to make art that addresses the public -- and public issues -- has increased. I look forward to the next opportunity
Harmonium Mountain (still from video) Clifford Ross taking the initial photos of Texas Hill Country. These photographs were
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