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How a Texan Becomes Cool in N.Y.C.

Sarah Enelow | Posted 05.16.2015 | New York
Sarah Enelow

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.

Mallika Rao

I Went To Marfa, Texas, And All I Got Was This Lousy Case Study In Gentrification

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts

"Did you go to the Beyoncé place? Did you even do anything in Marfa?" -- Concierge at the Camino Real hotel in El Paso, January 2015. Image via Tum...

Buck Johnston and Camp Bosworth, Owners of the Wrong Store in Marfa, Texas

Sarah Stodola | Posted 10.06.2014 | Style
Sarah Stodola

Buck Johnston and Camp Bosworth never planned to move to Marfa. And they never imagined that once they did, they'd end up owning a shop together. Th...

8 Emerging Cultural Hot Spots You Need To Visit In Texas

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.20.2014 | Arts

For better or worse, what was once a small annual gathering of alt-country nerds has grown into a circus that descends on Austin, Texas every March, k...

An Incredible Road Trip Through West Texas

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.04.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Texas native Stephen Orr takes the road less traveled on a drive through the Lone Star State's wild western borderlands.

This 40-Foot Playboy Bunny Sculpture Is Coming For You, Dallas

AP | TERRY WALLACE | Posted 11.15.2013 | Arts

DALLAS (AP) — A 40-foot high Playboy bunny logo that had upset some residents of the West Texas town of Marfa will be removed from a roadside displa...

The 'Best Little Festival' Is Back, Y'all!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts

After a two year break, the acclaimed Marfa Film Festival has finally announced its return to the film festival circuit. Set for June of 2013, the...

The Marfa Diaries

Artwrit | Posted 09.02.2012 | Arts
Artwrit

At times, Marfa appears to be a mirage. In the middle of a bone-dry desert, Donald Judd has managed to leave the imprint of his own legacy of minimalism and the avant-garde.

Friday Photo: Villages

Paul Brady | Posted 04.04.2012 | Travel
Paul Brady

This summer, on a cross-country road trip, I finally made it to Marfa, Texas, a town of about 3,000 in the middle of nowhere in arid West Texas.

The Donald Judd Effect: 'Marfa Voices'

Marina Cashdan | Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

This Saturday, New York's David Zwirner Gallery will host screenings of two documentary films about Donald Judd, in conjunction with an exhibition of his minimalist sculpture.

WATCH: Marfa, TX: 'No Place Like Here'

Posted 07.03.2011 | Arts

"Every Wednesday night in Marfa, we have craft night," says Rachel Neel, its co-founder, "and it's like our church." The 2,000 citizens of the remote ...

The F Word: Echoing at the Extremes

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

This weekend, at a panel on the U.S./Mexico border in Marfa, Texas, GRITv friend, reporter Mark Danner discussed the "thinning out" and hard...