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Draped Up & Dripped Out: Houston Contemporary Artists Part 1

OC3- Oak Cliff Cultural Center

Last Chance - August 1 through September 5, 2014

Houston artists in Dallas! Featuring Tudor Mitroi, Patrick Turk, Patrick Renner, Julon Pinkston, Kelli Vance, Megan Spacek, Jim Nolan, Emily Peacock, Sebastien Boncy, Julie DeVries, Jacob Spacek, Jane Eifler, Shayne Murphy, Debra Barrera, Kristen Cliburn, Matt Manalo, Jonathan Leach, Alex larsen, Claire Webb, Teresa Munisteri, Eduardo Portillo, Marcelyn McNeil, Emily Link, Rebecca Braziel, and Monica Vidal. Whew!

Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

Amon Carter Museum

Last Chance - June 14 through September 7, 2014

The first retrospective of Motley's paintings in two decades. He is not very well-known, perhaps because his most important works don't come to auction very often and are mostly still in private collections. Motley lived 1891 - 1981, and saw many of the most important movements and geographical locations of his day, from Jazz Age Paris to 1950s Mexico. He's known for his colorful party scenes, but this exhibition also features what is perhaps his most important body of work: his portraits of women of a variety of ages.

DALLAS PRINTS

Ro2 Art Downtown

Last Chance - August 16 through September 7, 2014

Ro2 Art and Iron Frog Press have organized this exhibit featuring Dallas-area printmakers Matt Bagley, Josh Banks, Daniel Birdsong, Ray-Mel Cornelius, Camilla Cowan, Peggy Epner, Justin Ginsburg, Teresa Gomez-Martorell, Joshua Goode, Linda Dee Guy, The Amazing Hancock Bros., Kyle Hobratschk, Brian K. Jones, Julia McLain, Susan Moffett, Tom Orr, Adam Rowlett, Brian Scott, Thomas Seawell, John Alexander Taylor, Terri Thoman, Marco Torres, and Scott Winterrowd.

Combinations 2014: TWU Visual Arts Faculty with Guests

TWU Department of Visual Arts Galleries

August 26 through September 18, 2014

TWU instructors John Calabrese, Susan Kae Grant, Michelle Hays, Colby Parsons, Jana Perez, Tanya Synar, Gary Washmon, Allison Gillies, Danielle Khoury, Jessica Pullings, Vance Wingate, Deanna Wood have invited Tommy Fitzpatrick, Heyd Fontenot, Ira Greenberg, Misty Keasler, Tina Mescko, Julia Ousley, Angelita Rodriguez, Laurie Weller, Angilee Wilkerson, and Leigh Ann Williams.

Christopher Blay: Satellites

CentralTrak

August 23 through September 20, 2014

Blay's work typically demonstrates a smart, funny sensibility. For this show he'll be constructing fake communication satellite equipment using cheap umbrellas and windshield sunscreens. Should be fun.

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womanorial.com

July 27 through September 26, 2014

The 8th online exhibition from wo(manorial), a Dallas "collective... who contemplate the ever-changing concept of the feminine" [sic]. Go vaginas! Stay tuned for the meatspace component of this web-only show, coming August 16 to Oil and Cotton.

Draped Up & Dripped Out: Houston Contemporary Artists Part 2

Cliff Gallery - Mountain View College

August 25 through September 26, 2014

The second part of the survey of Houston artists in North Texas (Part 1 is on view at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center through September 2). Featuring Tudor Mitroi, Patrick Turk, Patrick Renner, Julon Pinkston, Kelli Vance, Megan Spacek, Jim Nolan, Emily Peacock, Sebastien Boncy, Julie DeVries, Jacob Spacek, Jane Eifler, Shayne Murphy, Debra Barrera, Kristen Cliburn, Matt Manalo, Jonathan Leach, Alex larsen, Claire Webb, Teresa Munisteri, Eduardo Portillo, Marcelyn McNeil, Emily Link, Rebecca Braziel, and Monica Vidal​!

Where Are You From?

Southern Methodist University Pollock Gallery

August 29 through September 26, 2014

Kamal Aljafari, Aissa Deebi and Dor Guez on the subject of Palestinians within Israel. Curated by Noah Simblist. Guez's project 40 Days, which he debuted at Artpace in 2012, will be on view, as will Deebi's film The Trial, from the 2013 Palestinian pavilion at the Venice Benniale. Expect to spend some time with heavy-hitting films in the video-intensive show.

Shen Wei

Crow Collection of Asian Art

June 14 through September 28, 2014

Shen Wei (not be confused with the other New York-based artist named Shen Wei) is a choreographer and dancer who has also designed sets, video projections, costumes, and makeup for his company’s dance performances. This exhibition features a recent series of abstract paintings, as well as a dance performance on June 19th.

After Walker Evans

Fort Worth Contemporary Arts

August 30 through October 25, 2014

A group show at TCU's satellite space and curated by Rachel Cook of Houston's DiverseWorks, the work will explore the rapidly evolving interconnection between photographs and sculpture. Artists include Sterling Allen, Julia Brown, Cassandra Emswiler Burd, Carrie Cook, Jamal Cyrus, Lauren Moya Ford, Anna Elise Johnson, Rosine Kouamen, Adam Schreiber and J. Parker Valentine.

Mind’s Eye: Masterworks on Paper from David to Cézanne

Dallas Museum of Art

June 29 through October 26, 2014

Despite the fact that the DMA is predictably flogging the Impressionist ballet dancers and still lifes in their press materials for this show, set your skepticism aside: some of these people really, really knew how to translate the world they saw onto a piece of paper. Don't miss this show. Pictured: Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier, Le Fumeur, 1873, watercolor and gouache on paper

Concentrations 57: Slavs and Tatars

Dallas Museum of Art

July 18 through December 14, 2014

New work from the collective Slavs and Tatars, who focus on “the area east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China known as Eurasia” in their practice. This exhibit will include works from their current series Long Legged Linguistics, about "the thorny issue of alphabet politics."

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