McClain Gallery

http://www.mcclaingallery.com

(713) 520-9988

2242 Richmond Avenue

Houston, TX 77098

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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 […]