Top Five: September 26, 2019

by Glasstire September 26, 2019


Christina Rees and Brandon Zech on a piece of virtual reality art that really works, intentionally stupid art, and art that presents “alternative histories.”

“Just like the moon landing! Ooh!”


Rauschenberg Moonshot at the Moody Center

Robert Rauschenberg, Local Means (Stoned Moon), 1970. Lithograph. 32 3/8 x 43 1/4 inches (82.2 x 110 cm). From an edition of 11, published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles ©Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and Gemini G.E.L.

1. Moody Center’s ‘Moon Shot’ Exhibition Will Celebrate Space Travel.
Moody Center, Rice University, Houston
September 20 – December 21

Says Alison Weaver, Executive Director of the Moody Center: “Given this important anniversary as well as the interdisciplinary mission of the Moody, we’re featuring innovative works that respond to both the poetic and technical aspects of space travel.”



“May You Survive In Interesting Times,” a group show at SP/N Gallery.

2. May You Survive In Interesting Times
SP/N Gallery at University of Texas at Dallas
September 20 – October 19

UTD’s SP/N Gallery presents an exhibition of artists’ installations that move beyond the perceived curse of ‘living in these interesting times’ to one of ‘surviving in these interesting times’.



Angel Cabrales: The Uncolonized: Visions in the Parallel

3. Angel Cabrales: The Uncolonized: Visions in the Parallel
Franklin G. Smith Gallery at Chamizal National Monument, El Paso
August 29 – January 16

The installation presents an alternative realm, which invites the viewer to create a dialogue about the history of the Americas and its indigenous people.



David Culpepper: That’s Not Going Anywhere.

4. Dave Culpepper: That’s Not Going Anywhere
Co-Lab Projects at Springdale General, Austin
September 7 – September 28

A solo exhibition of work by Dave Culpepper.


Texas State Galleries Flex Space

5. 1969 / 2019: “REAL” TIME SYSTEMS and Tatiana Istomina: Philosophy of the Encounter
Texas State Galleries Flex Space, San Marcos.

Two great exhibitions at Texas State Galleries.

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