Events by Region

Houston

Shotgun

Rice University Art Gallery

January 30 - March 15, 2015

A new, site-specific installation by Tokyo-based architecture studio Atelier Bow-Wow, for which they’ve collaborated with Rice School of Architecture Asst. Professor Jesús Vassallo and his students to design and build an installation inspired by Houston's historic row house or "shotgun" home design.

DFW

Austin

Tom Sachs: Boombox Retrospective 1999-2015

The Contemporary Austin

January 23 - April 19, 2015

Assemblages, sculptures, objects, and audio installations by New York-based artist Tom Sachs take over the museum's Jones Center, Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria, and Art School locations. The show–his first in Texas–includes his classic foam core Hello Kitty sculptures, an immersive bodega installation, and newly created, working ceramic boomboxes.

San Antonio

Shahzia Sikander: Parallax

Linda Pace Foundation

October 4 - March 7, 2015

The US premier of Sikander's three-channel HD animation is the second public exhibition at SPACE, an institution maintained by the Linda Pace Foundation in the corner of CHRISpark.

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

Hunting the Perfect Accessory

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

January 24 - 9, 2016

Very loosely tying into the museum’s focus on wildlife and hunting, this exhibition is set up as a fashion hunter’s dream, including hundreds of accessories, as well as some complete outfits, historic fashion photos, and interactive kiosks–all illustrating the art of accessorizing from the 1850s to the present.

East Texas

Harvey Johnson: A Triple Middle Passage

Art Museum of Southeast Texas

January 17 - April 12, 2015

An exhibition showcasing the extraordinary work of artist and retired TSU professor Harvey Johnson, including more than 30 paintings and works on paper. A native of Port Arthur, Johnson renders poetic imagery of his upbringing, African American culture, Negro spirituals, folklore, and religious symbolism.

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.”