At the University of Texas at Austin, there are calls to take down a statue of the Confederate president on campus.
Edwina Sandys has won attention and acclaim for works such as “The Marriage Bed,” a full-sized metal bed divided with nails and red roses. Or there’s her controversial bronze sculpture “Christa,” portraying a female Christ on a cross.
Though, as the grand-daughter of Winston Churchill, she often watched him paint, she came to art later in life. She’s now published “Edwina Sandys Art” with text by Caroline Seebohm, which contains both a retrospective of her work and her life.
From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.