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Katsumi Hayakawa: Paper Works

McClain Gallery

January 15 - February 14, 2015

This exhibition of new paper constructions by Japanese artist Katsumi Hayakawa creatively explores systems, alternative realities, and metropolitan spaces.


The Bruce High Quality Foundation: Isles of the Dead

The Brooklyn-based collective Bruce High Quality Foundation (BHQF) have reimagined the much-fabled Arnold Böcklin painting Isle of the Dead through performance, silkscreen, and sculpture.

Angelina Nasso: New Paintings

Oil paintings inspired by the forests of upstate New York, where Nasso lives and works. She seems to have adopted a new brushwork style…

Karin Broker: damn girls

Broker’s fourth solo exhibition at the gallery presents a selection of new drawings and monoprints as well as hand-etched steel furniture.

Anne Deleporte: Dazzle

Deleporte works across a variety of media including painting, sculpture, drawing, video. Consistent throughout her work is a a fascination with how photography can transform […]

Trailer: Jeff Shore and Jon Fisher

The second solo presentation of Shore and Fisher’s installations in Houston. Their work bring togethers combined backgrounds in painting, electronics, and music.

David Row: Elements

Row is known for his approach to non-representational geometric abstraction.  

Robert Motherwell: Four Decades of Collage

McClain Gallery announces an exhibition of Robert Motherwell’s collage works spanning four decades from the 1960s to early 1990s. A catalogue accompanies the exhibition, containing […]

More Than a Likeness

McClain Gallery announces More Than A Likeness, a group exhibition of works with a focus on portraiture by John Alexander, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, […]

Chromaticism: Rob Reasoner

McClain Gallery announces an exhibition of new paintings by Houston artist Rob Reasoner for ArtHouston 2013. Chromaticism showcases Reasoner’s contemplative line paintings.

Rosa Loy: Souvenir

Recent paintings and new works on paper in the first exhibition of “New Leipzig School” German artist Rosa Loy’s work in Texas.  As one of […]

Cleve Gray: 1967 Silver Paintings

An atmospheric group of work completed by the American artist Cleve Gray (1918-2004) featuring metallic paint pours, which the artist began by picking up a […]

Houston Now: A Panel Discussion

Panelists Frances Colpitt, the Deedie Potter Rose Chair of Art History at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Toby Kamps, Curator of Modern and Contemporary […]

In Plain Sight

A survey of recent Houston painting, curated by Aaron Parazette.

A Golden Time of Day

A summer exhibition that playfully explores the use of gold in contemporary art.

William Betts: Recognition

Frozen screenshots from video surveillance recordings executed as computer-numeric-controlled dots of acrylic paint.

John Waters: Neurotic

Waters’ cinematic sensibility and most provocative themes–including race, sex, gender, consumerism, and religion–are transposed into photographs, montages and sculpture.

Brendan Cass: Texas

In his debut solo show at McClain, Brendan Cass presents a new paintings: sweeping swaths of unbridled Texas landscape.

John Alexander: In My Garden

New landscape paintings by artist John Alexander, set amid the lush lily ponds, reflective waters of his adopted home at Amagansett, on Long Island. Alexander […]

Norman Bluhm: Paintings 1967-1974

A comprehensive exhibition of paintings by Norman Bluhm from the mid 1960s to the mid 1970s, when he moved on from his own Abstract Expressionist […]

Art For Japan

Works by Japanese artists Katsumi Hayakawa, Katsuhiro Saiki, Ruriko Shimizu, Nobuyoshi Araki. Twenty percent of sales will be donated to American Red Cross to support […]

Under the Big Top

A loosely circus-themed summer installation including works by Ray Smith, Sylvie Fleury, Damien Hirst, Larry Bell, Ford Beckman, John Alexander, Fletcher Benton, William Fisk, Ellsworth […]

Aaron Parazette: Cloud Break

Aaron Parazette is one of few painters still actively engaged in pushing forward the trajectory of hard-edge abstraction, color field painting, and minimalism – and […]

Works from the Collection of Frank K. Ribelin

McClain Gallery announces the sale of artwork from the estate of distinguished art collector, Frank K. Ribelin. Using selections from his own collection, Frank helped […]