Christina Rees and Christopher Blay on works by a newly minted DFW artist, sinister photographs in Austin, and an artist who plays with Moon-landing paranoia.
“The conspiracy theory thing is treated as a lot of fun in this series.”
1. Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
July 20 – September 22
A solo exhibition featuring Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson’s immersive, nine-screen video installation.
2. Jeffrey Gibson: This Is the Day
Blanton Museum of Art (Austin)
July 14 – September 29
A solo exhibition featuring work by Jeffrey Gibson. “More than 50 works made between 2014 and 2018 include intricately beaded wall hangings and punching bags, paintings, ceramics, garments, helmets, and a new video commissioned for the exhibition, I Was Here (2018).”
3. Mike Osborne: Federal Triangle
Lora Reynolds Gallery (Austin)
June 15 – August 31
A solo show featuring black-and-white photographs by Mike Osborne.
4. Thomas Herbrich: The Truth About the Moon Landing
Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery (Dallas)
July 13 – August 24
A solo exhibition featuring photographs by Thomas Herbrich.
5. Ari Brielle: Safe Place
OC3- Oak Cliff Cultural Center (Dallas)
July 27 – August 30
A solo exhibition featuring works by Ari Brielle.