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Top Five: September 15, 2016 with Emily Peacock

Top Five with Emily Peacock

Brandon Zech and guest host Emily Peacock on miscommunication, pushing boundaries in photography and painting, and a show called Hostile.


reyes dallas contemporary

1. Pedro Reyes: For Future Reference
Dallas Contemporary
September 17 – December 18
Opening September 17, 7-10PM

An exhibition of works by Mexican artist Pedro Reyes.



2. Seth Orion Schwaiger: Complex 2
Southwest School of Art (San Antonio)
September 1 – October 30

An exhibition by Austin artist Seth Orion Schwaiger. This show is an extension of Schwaiger’s COMPLEX, which was exhibited at Pump Project in Austin in spring of 2016. The show is immersive and requires the viewer to engage with it and activate its works.


Pablo Siquier

3. Pablo Siquier: Hostile
Sicardi Gallery (Houston)
September 15 – November 3
Opening September 15, 5-8PM

An exhibition of works by Argentinian artist Pablo Siquier. The show is comprised of graphite drawings that are inspired by the ornamentation and design in both European and Latin American cultures.


Nathan Green

4.1. Nathan Green: Over the Sun
Art Palace (Houston)
September 16 – October 22
Opening September 16, 6-8PM

An exhibition of works by Nathan Green. In his abstract paintings, Green “reexamines the act and history of painting” and attempts to explore the timelessness of abstraction.



4.2. Kevin Todora
Art Palace (Houston)
September 16 – October 22
Opening September 16, 6-8PM

An exhibition of works by Dallas-based artist Kevin Todora. Todora’s works blur the line between photography, painting, and sculpture, subverting the viewer’s expectations.



4.3. Kevin Todora: Gaslight
September 10 – October 8
Erin Cluley Gallery (Dallas)

An exhibition of photographs by Dallas-based artist Kevin Todora. The works in the show come as an antithesis to the history of photography: Todora’s prints are in unconventional shapes and his compositions play with the viewer’s sense of depth.


Pablo Helguera

5. Pablo Helguera: The Fable is to be Retold
Diverseworks (Houston)
September 17 – November 19
Performance September 17, 6PM
Reception September 17, 7-9PM

An exhibition of works by New York-based artist Pablo Helguera. For this show, Helguera “uses fables to examine forms of visual and linguistic communication (or miscommunication) and understanding.” The exhibition will feature new installation and video work, conceptual sculpture, and collages.

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