Top Five: July 28, 2016

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Charlotte Posenenske and Peter Roehr

October 10, 2015 through August 1, 2016
An exhibition of works by Charlotte Posenenske and Peter Roehr. The artists worked in Germany in the 1960s and "developed radical artistic practices utilizing new mediums, materials and processes."
Marfa |  Chinati Foundation

After Effect

March 11 through August 21, 2016
A group exhibition featuring multimedia works from Dan Colen, Loie Hollowell, key works by Emil Bisttram, Raymond Jonson, Agnes Pelton, Florence Miller Pierce, and Stuart Walker of the Transcendental Painting Group; an animated film by Oskar Fischinger; and an installation by Arturo Bandini.
Marfa |  Ballroom Marfa

Dengue Fever

June 3 through August 21, 2016
"Dengue Fever is imagined as a sort of Henri Rousseau delirium, a jungle of feeling, and a landscape turned inwards.  The project, which is installed in Ballroom Marfa's courtyard, features works by Kelly Akashi, Marten Elder, John Finneran, S Gernsbacher, Drew Heitzler, Sarah Manuwal, Calvin Marcus, and Roni Shneior."
Marfa |  Ballroom Marfa

Structural Integrity

July 22 through September 3, 2016
An exhibition featuring works by Mark Cole, Carl Fudge, Jenifer Kobylarz, Jonathan Lasker, Loren Madsen, Jack Massing, Volker Mehner, and Richard Shaffer.
Marfa |  Eugene Binder

Jason DeMarte: Second Nature

July 22 through September 17, 2016
An exhibition of works by Michigan-based artist Jason DeMarte. In his work, DeMarte "explores the veneer of material desire and constructed natural beauty by composing fictional tableaux that speak to our obsession with beauty, perfection and excess."

Woody Gwyn: A Sense of Scale

July 8 through September 18, 2016
An exhibition of works by Midland-raised, New Mexico-based painter Woody Gwyn. Works in the show come from the museum's permanent collection and from local collectors.

Intimate Figures: French and American Prints from the Goodman Gift

June 12 through October 16, 2016
An exhibition of works gifted to the museum by El Paso community leader and philanthropist Gertrude Amelia “Sugar” Goodman. The show includes works by Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Jean-Louis Forain, Barbara Latham, Marion Greenwood, John Sloan, and Fritz Eichenberg, among others.
El Paso |  El Paso Museum of Art

Female Saints and Heroes

May 15 through November 6, 2016
An exhibition of retablos depicting female saints. The show "celebrates the piety, wisdom, and physical suffering of female saints and also highlights their influence on the lives of 19th-century Mexican women."
El Paso |  El Paso Museum of Art
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