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Top Five: September 22, 2016

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Rainey Knudson and Christina Rees on a trampoline as idiot art, mechanical bulls, and a show in a top-secret location.

 

OTIS JONES: NEW WORK & ALLISON V. SMITH: LEVELLAND

1. Otis Jones: New Work & Allison V. Smith: Levelland
Barry Whistler Gallery (Dallas)
September 10 – October 15

Otis Jones creates non-objective abstract paintings that rely “on the elemental and meditative to explore the nature of painting as object.” Allison V. Smith creates photographs that are a surreal take on the Texas landscape she inhabits. There is also a pop-up show of paintings by Patrick Faulhaber on view through September 24. To read Christina Rees’ review of that show, go here.

 

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UT Visual Arts Center (Austin)
September 23 – December 10
Opening September 23, 6-8PM

An exhibition where Mexico City-based artist Victor Pérez-Rul and curator Leslie Moody Castro collaborate with UT’s student community to create works that explore the “human consciousness of energy systems.”

 

Tania Mouraud

2.2. Tania Mouraud: Everyday Ogres
UT Visual Arts Center (Austin)
September 23 – December 10
Opening September 23, 6-8PM

An exhibition of new video works by Tania Mouraud. “Commissioned by the Visual Arts Center, Mouraud traveled to Texas in June 2016 to film oil refineries along the Houston Ship Channel: sites that represent the dangerous monumentality and surreal everydayness surrounding energy use and production in the United States. Filmed at night, the installation captures a haunting vision of metal cities filled with toxic smoke and threatening power.”

 

Reverse Image/Search Asteroid

2.3. Reverse Image/Search Asteroid
UT Visual Arts Center (Austin)
September 23 – December 10
Opening September 23, 6-8PM

A collaborative exhibition by artists Cory Fitzgerald and Bucky Miller.

 

Moving Mountains: Extractive Landscapes of Peru by Edi Hirose & Nancy La Rosa

2.4. Moving Mountains: Extractive Landscapes of Peru by Edi Hirose & Nancy La Rosa
UT Visual Arts Center (Austin)
September 23 – December 10
Opening September 23, 6-8PM

An exhibition of works by Lima-based artists Edi Hirose and Nancy La Rosa. The show will feature photography, drawing, printmaking, and video installations that comment on the effect natural resource mining has on the Peruvian landscape.

 

Texas Tech SRO gallery

3. Haley Morris-Cafiero: Wait Watchers
Texas Tech University SRO Photo Gallery (Lubbock)
September 21 – October 16

An exhibition of works by Memphis-based artist Haley Morris-Cafiero. The photographs in the show are self-portraits that are meant to capture the faces of passers-by.

 

Trey Duvall

4. Trey Duvall: Idiot Machines/Infinity Loops
Lawndale Art Center (Houston)
September 9 – October 22
Film Screening September 23, 7PM

An exhibition of works by UH Sculpture MFA candidate Trey Duvall. The works in the show use humor to show the underlying futility and pointlessness of the “tools” made by the artist.

 

safe art show

5. THE WORLD’S SAFEST ART SHOW
Mystery Venue in Dallas
September 23, 8:30PM

In light of the recent art gallery shutdowns in Dallas, a mystery venue presents The World’s Safest Art Show.

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