Top Ten Houston Exhibits of 2008

 

 


Ultrabastard Salesman Configuration, Jason Villegas

#10 Children In Heat

Jason Villegas, Jessica Rudick and Timothy Warner

Lawndale Arts Center

 

 


Crest, Zaha Hadid

 

#9 Imperative Design

Lauren Rottet, Mark Holmes, Zaha Hadid, Arik Levy, Ross Lovegrove, Greg Lyn and David Mocarski

Barbara Davis Gallery

 

 


drawing by Surls, saddle by Chin, faraway painting by Parazette and Crows Eating Watermelons by Alexander

 

#8 Texas Made and Option H

John Alexander, Forrest Bess, Mel Chin, Robert Rauschenberg, Julian Schnabel, James Surls, Christian Eckart, Mark Flood and Aaron Parazette

McClain Gallery

 

 

 

#7 My Weltanschuung: Sentient Memory Reified

Whitney Riley and Doren Bernard

Box13 Artspace

 

 


  

Prison Window, Robert Gober

 

#6 NeoHooDoo: Art For a Forgotten Faith

 Terry Adkins, Janine Antoni, Radcliffe Bailey, Jean-Michel Basquiat,
José Bedia, Rebecca Belmore, Sanford Biggers, Tania Bruguera, James Lee
Byars, John Cage, María Magdalena Campos-Pons, William Cordova, Jimmie
Durham, Regina José Galindo, Robert Gober, Felix Gonzales-Torres, David
Hammons, Michael Joo, Brian Jungen, Kcho (Alexis Leyva Machado), Marepe
(Marcos Reis Peixoto), Ana Mendieta, Amalia Mesa-Bains, Pepón Osorio,
Adrian Piper, Ernesto Pujol, Dario Robleto, Betye Saar, Doris Salcedo,
Gary Simmons, George Smith, Michael Tracy, Nari Ward

The Menil Collection

 

 


Untitled, Irana Douer

 

#5
Death and Shit Like That

Dean Sullivan, Seth Alverson, Irana Douer, Frédéric Fleury, Patrick Phipps, Mark Hesterlee, Matthew Lock, Stéphane Prigent, Carlos Thomas, Ola Vasiljeva, and YAR!

Domy Books

 

 


Murdering Airplane, Ernst

 

#4 In the Garden of Nymph Ancolie

Max Ernst

The Menil Collection

 

 


Barnaby Furnas

 

#3 The Old, Weird America

Eric Beltz, Jeremy Blake, Sam Durant, Barnaby Furnas, Deborah Grant, Matthew Day Jackson, Brad Kahlhamer, Margaret Kilgallen, David McDermott and Peter McGough, Aaron Morse, Cynthia Norton (a.k.a. Ninny), Greta Pratt, David Rathman, Dario Robleto, Allison Smith, Kara Walker, and Charlie White
 

Contemporary Arts Museum

 

 


El Shabazz High School Fighting Cats, Otabenga Jones

 

#2 Defending Democracy

Emory Douglas, Otabenga Jones and ASARO, Association of Revolutionary Artists of Oaxaca

The Station Museum

 

 

 

 

 

 


Machine 5, Hedda Sterne

 


Techniques at a Party, Saul Steinberg
 

 

#1 Sterne & Steinberg: Critics Within

Hedda Sterne and Saul Steinberg

The Menil Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


go take a line for a walk

also by Sean Carroll

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