Events by Region

Houston

For a New World to Come

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

March 7 - July 12, 2015

"For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979" examines an important and often overlooked period for photography and contemporary art in Japan. This show features more than 250 works–photographs, photo books, paintings, sculpture, and film-based installations–many of them never before seen in the U.S.

DFW

Anila Quayyum Agha / Nate Lowman / David Salle

Dallas Contemporary

April 9 - August 23, 2015

Three exhibitions: Artprize winner Anila Quayyum Agha's Intersections; Nate Lowman: America Sneezes; David Salle: Debris (including ceramics!)

Austin

Terry Maker: Holy Fool

grayduck gallery

March 27 - May 3, 2015

An exhibition featuring artist Terry Maker’s latest sculptural works, which incorporate commonplace objects and reflect ideas of the human condition and the quest for redemption.

San Antonio

Alejandro Diaz: It Takes a Village

Linda Pace Foundation

April 18 - September 12, 2015

An exhibition of sculptures, paintings, hand-woven tapestry, and a new site-specific installation by New York-based artist Alejandro Diaz. Having grown up in San Antonio, much of Diaz’ work is influenced by elements of Mexican/Texan cultures.

West Texas

Yoshua Okón: Pulpo (Octopus)

El Paso Museum of Art

February 22 - June 14, 2015

Mexico City artist Yoshua Okón’s video piece Pulpo (Octopus) offers an alternative presentation of the Guatemalan Civil War–enacted in a Los Angeles Home Depot parking lot by people who actually fought in the war and are now day laborers in the US.

The Panhandle

Land Arts 2014 Exhibition

The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center For The Arts- LHUCA

April 3 - May 2, 2015

An exhibition of documents, objects and constructions from architecture graduate students Michael Norris, Gabriela Reyes, and Anthony Zuefeldt with artists J. Eric Simpson and Matti Sloman–the culmination of the transdisciplinary field program, Land Arts of the American West.

East Texas

Kenny Braun: Surf Texas

TCC Photo | Gallery

April 2 - June 12, 2015

An exhibition of Texas photographer Kenny Braun’s documents of Gulf Coast surfing’s past and present. Braun has been fascinated with surfing since he first started riding waves off of the Texas coast in the mid-1970s. His book of the same title will also be available.

The Valley

Thresholds: Gerardo Nigenda Retrospective

International Museum of Art and Science

February 19 - June 7, 2015

Work by blind artist Gerardo Nigenda (1968-2010), who lost his sight at age 25 and began taking photographs at 32 with a camera given to him by documentarian Mary Ellen Mark. He described his photos as reflections of “what I smell, touch, and listen to,…the feeling I had when I took it.”