Top Five: April 20, 2017

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Monday,  4.24.17

Saturday,  4.29.17

Shelter Serra: Lawns and Fences

February 18 through April 30, 2017
Shelter Serra's show Lawns and Fences is the inaugural exhibition for Pure Joy, an art gallery and shop running out of an old fuel-storage shed in Marfa, Texas. Serra's work explores issues of luxury, status, commercial consumption and the concept of the ‘American Dream’.
Marfa |  PURE JOY Marfa

Nathan Abels: Ghost Dance

March 10 through May 7, 2017
A show of paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Nathan Abels. The works combine old and new imagery imagery, "contrasting collective faith in modern and ancient technologies with an inevitable arc towards disintegration."


March 11 through June 25, 2017
"OKU | READ is a new installation by Beliz Iristay that develops the artist’s focus on exploring cultural assumptions and mixing techniques. Featuring hundreds of translucent resin minarets atop colorful versions of the rahle, the traditional bookrest for the Quran, Iristay’s work asks us to re-read the Quran for the peaceful wisdom it can bestow."
El Paso |  El Paso Museum of Art

Strange Attractor

March 10 through August 6, 2017
An exhibition "exploring the uncertainties and poetics of networks, environmental events, technology, and sound." The show is curated by Gryphon Rue and features works by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Thomas Ashcraft, Robert Buck, Lucky Dragons, Beatrice Gibson, Phillipa Horan, Haroon Mirza, and Douglas Ross.
Marfa |  Ballroom Marfa
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