Top Five Nov. 6, 2014

by Bill Davenport November 6, 2014

Or for those of you who prefer to cut to the chase:


1. Vertebral Honorees: Haveron, Lee, and Roberts
Pump Project Art Complex, Austin
October 10 – November 8

With an appreciation for cartoons and comics, the spiritual realm and the myths of heros and villains (real and imaginary); painters Bill Haveron, El Franco Lee II, and Dylan Roberts offer three personal visions of the daily  chaos that makes up our current world.



2. Vernon Fisher: Dissent of Man OR Faces
Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston
October 4 – November 29

More meticulously crafted, deadpan goofy works from Fort Worth’s own Vernon Fisher. Internationally celebrated for well over three decades. He just stays in Texas and keeps making stuff.



3. Alejandro Almanza Pereda: Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for Visual Arts, El Paso
October 9 – December 19, 2014

UTEP grad Alejandro Almanza Pereda’s industrially poetic sculptural installations force the viewer to confront precarious situations.



4. Laurisa Galvan: South Central Dallas
Mighty Fine Arts, Dallas
November 1- December 7
Opening: November 8, 6-9 p.m.

Galvan photographs people in South Dallas with an outsider’s eye.



5. Vincent Falsetta: New Paintings
Conduit Gallery, Dallas
October 11- November 15

Using cardboard spreaders, palette knives and dry wall spatulas, Falsetta carves rich textures into large scale paintings on canvas and smaller paintings on panels in his eighth solo show at Conduit.


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Joan Frederick November 6, 2014 - 11:15

No mention of one of San Antonio’s biggest art events of the year LUMINARIA 2014, a 2 day event showcasing over 60 visual artists (from SA and worldwide) and umpteen musician, dance and performance artists… and you say NOTHING about it? Normally I like learning about new art but you have definitely dropped the ball on this one…

joel Sampson November 9, 2014 - 01:22

It’s the last week of the Vincent Falsetta show at the Conduit Gallery here in Dallas. Vincent’s work just keeps getting better. He has some wonderful negative space and a new palette in this body of work.


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