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Top Five: June 15, 2017 with Robert Hodge & Tierney Malone

Houston artists Tierney Malone and Robert Hodge join Glasstire’s Rainey Knudson in Galveston to count down the top shows in Texas this week.

 

Robert Hodge & Tierney Malone: Two & 1/2 Years: A Visual Celebration to the Spirit of Juneteenth

1.1. Robert Hodge & Tierney Malone: Two & 1/2 Years: A Visual Celebration to the Spirit of Juneteenth
Galveston Arts Center
June 3 – July 9

A collaborative show between multidisciplinary artists Tierney Malone and Robert Hodge. The exhibition is a visual representation of the music project Two and 1/2 Years: A Musical Celebration to the Spirit of Juneteenth, produced by Robert Hodge and Tierney Malone, released June 19, 2016.

GAC ROUX

1.2. ROUX: SALT
Galveston Arts Center
June 3 – July 9

An exhibition of works by the Houston-based artist collective ROUX (Rabéa Ballin, Ann Johnson, Delita Martin, and Lovie Olivia). The works of the collective “navigate between styles of the past and the proposed future and address experiences unique to Women of Color residing in the American South.”

 

emancipation park

2. Emancipation Park Grand Reopening
Emancipation Park (Houston)
June 17 – 19
Multiple events throughout the weekend

A three-day event celebrating Juneteenth and the reopening of Third Ward’s Emancipation Park. For more info, please go here.

 

The Propeller Group

3. The Propeller Group
Blaffer Art Museum (Houston)
June 2 – September 30

An exhibition of works by The Propeller Group, “a Ho Chi Minh City and Los Angeles-based art collective led by founders Tuan Andrew Nguyen, Phu Nam Thuc Ha and Matt Lucero dedicated to elevating the Vietnamese voice on the international scene. Through installation, video and sculpture, The Propeller Group has developed an innovative model that merges collaborative, conceptual art practices — partially steeped in the politically inflected artwork of the 1990s — with the forms and methods of popular media today.”

 

Michael Menchaca

4. Michael Menchaca: Xenelasy and Dissension
BLUEorange Contemporary (Houston)
May 27 – June 24
Read our review here.

A show of new prints and digital works by San Antonio-based artist Michael Menchaca. The pieces in the show combine pop culture references with mythology.

 

Ambreen Butt

5. Ambreen Butt: What is left of me
Dallas Contemporary
April 8 – August 20

“Ambreen Butt’s What is left of me addresses current political oppression and violence globally through large-scale resin installations and collage-based works.” The pieces in the show include themes of feminism, globalization, and identity.

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