Hullabaloo: Holiday ShaBang!
December 12 - January 15, 2014
December 12 - January 15, 2014
Last Chance - September 7 through December 14, 2013
TX BI 2013 (not to be confused with the Texas BiENNIAL) seeks to share artwork of artists relating to both sexes and/or showing characteristics of both sexes and/or working through perspectives of sexual attraction to both men and women. Selected artists include: Vonetta Berry, Linda Cornflake, Ryan Hawk, Hogan Kimbrell, Koomah, Traci Matlock, Madsen Minax, Tish Stringer, Y.E. Torres, Stalina Villarreal and Julia Wallace Vonetta Berry will have a live performance during the opening reception, and Stephanie Saint Sanchez will provide topic relevant music.
Last Chance - September 13 through December 15, 2013
The exhibition Calaveras Mexicanas: The Art and Influence of José Guadalupe Posada marks the 100th anniversary of the death of José Guadalupe Posada, whose prints of calaveras (skulls) and Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) imagery have become iconic. Calaveras Mexicanas includes some 50 prints, drawings and photographs, including works by Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Earl Staley and Trenton Doyle Hancock.
Last Chance - August 23 through December 15, 2013
Texas Art Quilts presents 26 works by Texas artists, completed between 1993 and 2011. Embracing both abstraction and representation, these makers celebrate a variety of themes, including science, fantasy, political causes, and natural beauty. Employing color and pattern in painterly fashion, the artists in this exhibition demonstrate that contemporary quilt art in the Lone Star state represents a vital aspect of visual culture.
Last Chance - November 14 through December 15, 2013
Cascio has been getting a lot of attention since his graduation from UH. He recently had a solo show at Cardoza Gallery and now he will squeeze into the tiny space at Rice. A lecture is to be announced.
Last Chance - October 4 through December 17, 2013
Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston presents the first solo exhibition of Zineb Sedira in the United States, Lighthouse in the Sea of Time. The exhibition features a series of video installations and photographs documenting the artist's journeys to two lighthouses in Algeria: Cap Caxine just outside the capital city of Algiers and Cap Sigli in the more remote Berber region of Algeria called Kabylia.
Last Chance - November 7 through December 19, 2013
Featuring works made between 1968 and 1974, Porter's fifth solo exhibition presents works from her early period.. These works includes prints, photographs, and installations which reflect her move toward austerity and rigor.
October 4 through December 21, 2013
In her current exhibition A Wall Around a Window, Melissa Thorne explores memory, familiarity, history and transformation in an ambitious installation encompassing wall painting, individual paintings, and works on paper.
November 1 through December 21, 2013
In Stine's first solo exhibition at Art Palace, her work slips between traditional representation and abstract gesture.
November 9 through December 21, 2013
A group show featuring objects and installations by Latin American artists.
November 9 through December 31, 2013
House has been living and working in Houston for the last 30 years. As Houston's art scene came of age, he was an early proponent of abstract painting. This exhibition is curated by Jim Edwards.
December 6, 2013 through January 3, 2014
A new multi-media installation by artist and writer, Abby Koenig. Her gilded wonderland chronicles the conflicting emotions that many experience during the holiday season. Eggnog and Christmas treats at 6 p.m., with a performance by the artist at 7p.m.
November 1, 2013 through January 4, 2014
This show grew out of a visit to Leipzig, one of Houston's official sister cities (Karachi in Pakistan is one too!) by Kerry Inman and Lea Weingarten. These artists share a studio address and many studied with Neo Rauch. Sounds like a perfectly reasonable premise for a show.
November 22, 2013 through January 4, 2014
This will be Huckaby's his first solo show in Houston and features a selection of impasto quilt paintings and portraits as well as a series of drawings which explore spirituality, family, and the artist’s African-American heritage. Artist talk from 6:30-7 p.m.
September 27, 2013 through January 5, 2014
Nice. Luc Tuymans will present approximately 30 paintings by the artist from his earliest mature work G. Dam, 1978 to canvases finished as recently as 2011. While most are portraits, others, such as Bloodstains, 1993 and Fingers, 1995, illustrate the artist’s intentionally elliptical approach to representation. Tuymans’s works will be placed in dialogue with a selection of portraits from the Menil Collection’s permanent holdings. Exploiting the diversity of the collection, the exhibition will include works from ancient, African, and Native American cultures, alongside modern and contemporary examples of portraiture.
November 22, 2013 through January 11, 2014
Both artists possess an interest in materiality, the object-like qualities in painting and the seemingly banal. Laszczynski creates assemblages that reference painting while Ninci actually creates paintings.
September 29, 2013 through January 12, 2014
The Museum of Fine Arts will open Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907, an exhibition that debuted at the Neue Galerie New York in May and that spotlights a significant early 20th century designer. This first museum retrospective in the United States to explore Moser’s career features a wide variety of art forms—ceramics, furniture, graphic design, jewelry and designs for architectural interiors. On view at the MFAH from September 29, 2013 through January 12, 2014, the exhibition was organized in partnership with the Neue Galerie New York.
September 13, 2013 through January 12, 2014
Organized by Menil Collection curator of modern and contemporary art Toby Kamps in collaboration with noted Wols scholar Dr. Ewald Rathke and the Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany, Wols: Retrospective—the first an American museum has dedicated to the artist—aims to illuminate the many forms and innovations of Wols's work.
October 20, 2013 through January 12, 2014
Words and Things: Buddhist Texts and Ritual Objects from Japan comprises nearly 50 objects from the private collection of Boston-based literature scholars Sylvan Barnet and William Burto.
November 22, 2013 through January 12, 2014
Natalie Zelt curates 11 artists who focus on food and its impact on society. Photographers include Corey Arnold, Jonathan Blaustein, Christin Boggs, Damaris Booth, Nolan Calisch, Andrezej Maciejewski, Mark Menjivar, Emily Peacock, Emily Sloan, David Welch and Jody Horton.
December 12, 2013 through January 15, 2014
Hullabaloo is a Holiday end of the year celebratory small works exhibition with all works priced under $500. This exhibition is bringing together over 50 of Houston’s greatest talents. DJ Ti’t Nul, Local Performance, Video, Music, and Holiday Zest!
December 11, 2013 through January 16, 2014
14 artists present tender works: David Aylsworth • Claire Ankenman • Kate Breakey • Karin Broker • Keith Carter • Pawel Dutkiewicz • Kristen Cliburn . Melanie Millar • Gabriel de la Mora . Angelina Nasso • Beverly Penn • Andrea Rosenberg • Jean Carruthers Wetta • Sandra York
November 20, 2013 through January 18, 2014
Houston Arts Alliance presents an exhibition of the late Littlefield’s whimsical sculptures. Littlefield made sculpture in Houston for over 15 years. His “….sculptures testify to his... persona: rangy, appealing and a bit subversive,” wrote Diana Roberts in this month’s Sculpture Magazine.
December 6, 2013 through January 18, 2014
This exhibition reveals the influential vocabulary of Lee Baxter Davis that appears in the contemporary work of Trenton Doyle, Robyn O’Neil, Georganne Deen and Gary Panter.
November 16, 2013 through January 31, 2014
The first U.S. solo exhibition of paintings by the Aboriginal painter. The eighty-four-year-old Kngwarreye,has been called the “Rothko” of Australia.
November 10, 2013 through February 2, 2014
In the mid-1950s, motivated by social distress and poverty, Argentinian artist Berni abandoned painting for assemblage. Juanito Laguna and Ramona Montiel are two fictitious characters he constructed from trash, machine parts and other discarded objects.
October 5, 2013 through March 2, 2014
Project Row Houses Anniversary will be launched on Saturday with a Block Party that will be a big thank you to the community and organizations they have worked with over the years. Inspired by Andy Warhol’s 1969 exhibition Raid the Icebox, curator Ryan N. Dennis asked five artists to go through the PRH Archive and use it as a springboard to create a site-specific installation based on their findings. Include the work of Houston based artists Jamal Cyrus in collaboration with Ray Carrington Jr., Troy Gooden, Lovie Olivia, and New York based artists Valerie Piraino and Jessica Vaughn.
October 31, 2013 through March 23, 2014
Outside the Lines is a six-part exhibition series conceived as a dialogue on contemporary abstraction. Director Bill Arning, curators Valerie Cassel Oliver and Dean Daderko will each organize two exhibitions. These six shows will be mounted in two rounds.
August 9, 2013 through May 4, 2014
Renner's colorful, twisting roadside attraction occupies the median in Montrose Blvd. across from Art League Houston for nine months— drive on by!
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