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Glasstire Talks: American Tycoons: What They've Bought and Why

George R. Brown Convention Center

September 7, 2014 | 1:30–2:30 pm

The Glasstire Talks are a series of panels organized for the 2015 Texas Contemporary Art Fair. Art consultants Julie Kinzelman and Sally Reynolds highlight some of the great corporate collections from the 1960s to the present, in Houston and elsewhere. The conversation will explore why corporations collect art and the role of the visionary CEO.

Glasstire Talks: How To Get Rid Of The Art You Don't Want Anymore

George R. Brown Convention Center

September 6, 2014 | 1–2 pm

The Glasstire Talks are a series of panels organized for the 2015 Texas Contemporary Art Fair. You're out of room in your house, your kids don't want any of it, and you know better than to give it to Goodwill, and you're not interested in paying for art storage, but your tastes have changed; what do you do? Our panel will give you firsthand information on the subject of deaccession from all angles, including: the secondary and resale art markets, auctions, and donation. Panelists: Sandy Parkerson, Parkerson Gallery Jessica Phifer, Christie's Michelle White, Curator, Menil Collection Moderated by Glasstire Senior Texas Editor Christina Rees

Glasstire Talks: A Conversation with Hugh Forrest

George R. Brown Convention Center

September 6, 2014 | 11 am – 12 pm

The Glasstire Talks are a series of panels organized for the 2015 Texas Contemporary Art Fair. Hugh Forrest is the Director of the SXSW Interactive Festival, a five-day gathering of digital creatives that occurs in Austin every March. Over the past 20 years, Forrest has built SXSW Interactive into one of the world's most influential events for the new media industry. Join Glasstire Founder and Publisher Rainey Knudson for a conversation with Forrest about the history and future of the festival. Forrest will be giving away a free pass to the 2015 SXSW Festival to one lucky audience member!!

Book Machine at the TX Contemporary Art Fair

George R. Brown Convention Center

September 4 - 7, 2014

A Paris artist book publisher, onestar press, pairs emerging designers and artists to collaborate on artist books that they design using a template in 2.5 hours at the Blaffer Art Museum's booth at this year's Texas Contemporary Art Fair.  They promise to make artist books with the first 100 artists who sign up online (no charge to the artist). This is the second iteration of the BOOK MACHINE project; the first was the Centre Pompidou last year.



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Book Machine at the TX Contemporary Art Fair

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