Top Five November 5, 2015

by Glasstire November 5, 2015

Christina Rees and Rainey Knudson count down this week’s picks. Heavy on the Houston, although Dallas artist Pierre Krause wins the #1 slot due to her show’s title and where it’s happening.


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1. EAT SHIT: A Night of Healing
The Gimp Room at the Glass Peacock (Houston)
November 7 – January 2, 2016 (approximately)
Opens November 7, 7–9PM

A solo exhibition by Pierre Krause.


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2. SITE Houston
The Silos on Sawyer (Houston)
November 6 – January 23, 2016
Opens November 6, 6–11PM

An exhibition of site-specific installation art. Juried by Bill Arning and Jillian Conrad, the show will feature installations from 30 Houston artists. Artists include Aaron Courtland, Bennie Flores Ansell, Brenda Cruz-Wolf & Daniela Antelo, Charis Ammon, Claire Cusack, Clay Zapalac, Cyndy Allard, David Waddell, Eric Thayer, Gary Watson & Syd Moen, Grace Zuniga, Hedwige Jacobs, Isaac Reyes, Janice Freeman, Jessica Sharpe, Jin Young Oh, Kaneem Smith, Lina Dib, Lorena Morales, Meredith Cawley, Michael Crowder, Nadia Pacheco & Andrea Petor, Shane Allbritton & Peter Bernick-Allbritton, Thedra Cullar-Ledford, Trey Duvall, and Will Fowler. The exhibition is on view every Saturday evening through January from 5-9pm.


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3. Lorem Ipsum
Southern Methodist University Pollock Gallery (Dallas)
November 7 – December 12
Opens November 7, 6–8PM

“Conceived as a collaborative curatorial experiment, Lorem Ipsum will be an ongoing dialogue among a group of curators selected from various backgrounds (academia, non-profit, commercial gallery, museum); differing locations; and with interests and experiences in multiple creative ventures, who will function as representatives of the breadth of contemporary curatorial practice.” A curator’s playground.


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4. Pat Steir
Texas Gallery (Houston)
October 29 – December 12

An exhibition of works by Pat Steir.


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5. Anila Quayyum Agha: Intersections
Rice University Art Gallery (Houston)
September 24 – December 6

An exhibition of Intersections by ArtPrize winner Anila Quayyum Agha.

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