Month: July 2016


A Gazette Investigation: New higher speed limits for over 650 miles of West Texas roads approved in 2013; new speed limit signs still not posted

In documents obtained by the Gazette through an open records request with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDot), the Gazette has learned that on January 31, 2013, the Texas Transportation Commission approved increasing the speed limit from 70 to 75 miles per hour on over 650 miles of roads in […]

Chinati Foundation photographer Jessica Lutz (left) enthusiastically discusses the installation in the midst of where the piece transitions from dark to light. (Marlys Hersey, photo)

Chinati Foundation hosts celebration this Saturday, July 23 for opening of stunning new permanent artwork 16+ years in the making

MARFA—The Chinati Foundation announces the inauguration of a major new artwork by Robert Irwin for the museum’s permanent collection. On Saturday, July 23, 2016, from dawn to dusk, the Chinati Foundation/La Fundación Chinati will open a new large-scale artwork by Robert Irwin. Sixteen years in the planning, this long-awaited installation further […]