West Texas


Saturday, May 2


Don Coen: The Migrant Series

El Paso Museum of Art

February 22 through June 14, 2015

A series of large-scale, realistic portraits of migrant farmers in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Texas and Florida, created over ten years by Colorado-based artist Don Coen.

Yoshua Okón: Pulpo (Octopus)

El Paso Museum of Art

February 22 through June 14, 2015

Mexico City artist Yoshua Okón’s video piece Pulpo (Octopus) offers an alternative presentation of the Guatemalan Civil War–enacted in a Los Angeles Home Depot parking lot by people who actually fought in the war and are now day laborers in the US.

Gonzalo Lebrija: La Sombra del Zopilote

Marfa Contemporary

April 12 through July 5, 2015

An exhibition of five works in various media by artist Gonzalo Lebrija examining the fragility of time and the urbanization of his hometown, Guadalajara. The show’s title refers to a popular quote, "Life is like the Mexican vulture's shadow: It goes fast, and wherever it has passed it will not pass again."

Sam Falls

Ballroom Marfa

March 13 through August 16, 2015

An exhibition of recent sound, video, sculptural, and wall works by artist Sam Falls, including works created during his residency in Marfa last summer.

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