Top Five: November 23, 2017

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Saturday,  12.2.17

Ricardo Benavides: Receso

October 4 through December 4, 2017
"Ricardo Benavides is a local artist who earned his Master of Fine Art degree in 2014 from the University of Texas – Pan American. He uses painting, digital photography, and ceramics to explore minimalism and construction inspired by the sophisticated and globalized culture of Mexico."

Mexican-American Perspectives 2017: My casa is your casa

September 15 through December 5, 2017
A show featuring invited artists of Mexican-American heritage. Participating artists include Cande Aguilar, Jorge Alegria, Fernando Andrade, Jerry Cobarruvias, Amorette V. Garza, Sandra Gonzalez, Nola Guajardo, Ben Herrera, Gerald Lopez, Jimmy Pena, Joe Pena, Rolando Reyna, Ricardo Ruiz, Mauricio Saenz, Ashley Thomas, Nora Verdin and Mayra Zamora.

The Political Seducer's Diary

November 4 through December 29, 2017
An Instagram-based exhibition organized by Performance Art Houston. The show is curated by Jeanette Joy Harris and features week-long performance by:VINCENT CAMPOS (FR) 4 – 10 NOV BROOKE LEIGH (AU) 11 – 17 NOV STEVEN MARTZ (UK) 18 – 24 NOV JEANETTE JOY HARRIS (US) 25 NOV – 1 DEC RYDER RICHARDS (US) 2 – 8 DEC DANIEL CABALLERO (US) 9 – 15 DEC KATYA PETETSKAYA (AU) 16 – 22 DEC YOSHIE SAKAI (US) 23 – 29 DEC

Digital Darkroom from the Annenberg Foundation

September 22 through December 31, 2017
"This exhibition, from the Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, California includes work from 17 artists that explore the intersection of art and technology. These artists are masters of different types of digital techniques, such as compositing highly layered imagery, working in 3D and lenticular imaging, meticulously stitching together images, using lighting in highly inventive ways, and much more."
Corpus Christi |  Art Museum of South Texas

Cande Aguilar: barrioPOP

November 11, 2017 through January 5, 2018
A show exhibition by Brownsville artist Cande Aguilar. In his work, Aguilar "reflects on border culture through his BarrioPOP distinctive style, with large canvasses featuring graffiti art, pop culture images, bold and bright colors."
Harlingen |  The Beyond Arts Gallery

Seeing the Unseen

November 11, 2017 through January 28, 2018
Seeing the Unseen features works by Texas-based artists Jesse Amado, Joey Fauerso, Riley Robinson and Chris Sauter. "Together, the artists in this show exemplify the idea of design and construction through the theater of surprise and the unexpected. They speak about regional and global issues of family, addiction, technology and agriculture in an intimate and personal manner and turn the concerns of identity and the accompanying sociopolitical effects into a collective response and experience."

Maurice Roberts: Correlation

November 18, 2017 through January 28, 2018
"Correlation features a grand-scale installation by photographer & collage artist Maurice Roberts. Through his lens he explores universal patterns and archetypes that can be deconstructed as pieces of an even greater cosmic binary code."
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