Top Five: November 16, 2017 with Eric Jarvis

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George Rodriguez: Where is Our Exile?

October 12 through December 15, 2017
A show of works by Seattle-based ceramist George Rodriguez. "Rodriguez is a native El Pasoan whose figurative ceramic work engages directly with the political, social and cultural dimensions of immigrants, Mexican-Americans and other communities of color in the United States and beyond, evoking conditions of displacement, longing and belonging.?

William Cordova: ankaylli: spatial and ideological terrain

October 6 through December 22, 2017
In this show, "artist William Cordova continues his examination of the intersection of Pre-Columbian traditions, modern architecture, and spiritualism. In this installation and larger project, Cordova’s inquiry is inflected through the lens of the history of Marfa."
Marfa |  Marfa Contemporary

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

Caleb Hahne & Molly Bounds: Where You Are Not

October 6, 2017 through January 6, 2018
"Where You Are Not is an intimate discussion between artists Caleb Hahne and Molly Bounds regarding themes of vulnerability, sacrifice, and cycles of dysfunction. The collaboration is fueled by a joint desire to expand the boundaries of emotional balance through shared but separate experiences of longing."

Duality of Presence

October 12, 2017 through February 16, 2018
"Duality of Presence brings together 19 contemporary makers united by their concern with ‘material specificity’ in their work, specifically as a way of looking at how material itself can communicate complex and distinct narratives." This exhibition is co-curated by Kerianne Quick and Jessica Tolbert and features works by:Jessica Anderson • Lynn Batchelder • Thea Clark • Nikki Couppee • Motoko Furuhashi • Steven Gordon Holman • Alexandra Hopp • Masumi Kataoka • Joshua Kosker • Tova Lund • Sharon Massey • Jaydan Moore • Wei Lah Poh • Kerianne Quick • Kaiya Rainbolt • Yumi Janairo Roth • Jina Seo • Demitra Thomloudis • Jess Tolbert

Tierra. Sangre. Oro.

August 25, 2017 through March 18, 2018
Tierra. Sangre. Oro. is an exhibition envisioned by artist Rafa Esparza. The program will include new installation, performance, and sculptural work from Esparza alongside collaborations and contributions from artists Carmen Argote, Nao Bustamante, Beatriz Cortez, Timo Fahler, Eamon Ore-Giron, and Star Montana.
Marfa |  Ballroom Marfa

Patrick Earl Hammie: Birth Throes

October 6, 2017 through September 22, 2018
A show of figurative paintings by artist Patrick Earl Hammie. "Birth Throes, a collection of portraits and allegories, meditates on the relationships between the artist and his mother, mortality, and the capacity for black experience to disrupt, diversify, and enrich American culture."
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