Texas Artists Represent at Miami Art Fair

by Paula Newton November 27, 2013

A selection of artists from the Texas Biennial will participate in the UNTITLED. art fair in Miami Beach, a satellite of Art Basel Miami Beach, this December. Now in its second year, UNTITLED. received a lot of positive press last year (Whitehot Magazine called the choice of lead curator Omar Lopez-Chahoud “nothing short of ingenious”).

Christie Blizard, performance still from Walk Project 7/4/13 (2013)

Christie Blizard, performance still from Walk Project 7/4/13 (2013)

The Texas Biennial will present work by four Texas-based artists: Christie Blizard (San Antonio), Marcelyn McNeil (Houston), Tom Orr (Dallas) and Brad Tucker (Austin). The Texas Biennial booth will also host A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, a participatory performance project featuring public readings of art criticism, originally launched in Austin. To explain what it all means, there will be a panel on the state of contemporary art in Texas with Amada Cruz (Executive Director, Artpace, San Antonio); Fairfax Dorn (Executive Director and co-founder, Ballroom Marfa); Virginia Rutledge (Curator-at-Large, Texas Biennial); and Jeremy Strick (Director, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas).

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Jordan December 4, 2013 - 10:40

Made possible by the support of hundreds (or thousands?) of generous artists who paid to apply for the 2012 Biennial. Perhaps even more would have applied if they knew they might get a trip to Miami!


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