Brandon Zech and special guest Pete Gershon discuss the history of Houston’s artist-run spaces, and also talk about Gershon’s new position as Curator of Programs at the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art.
“If a space lasted for a year or a couple of years and then the proprietor moved on to do something else, that’s hardly a failure.”
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This week’s podcast is sponsored in part by the Nasher Sculpture Center. Muse on art, the body, and change in Nairy Baghramian: Modèle vivant, an exhibition that The Dallas Morning News calls a “human and industrial mix.” See new works by the artist and explore the dialogue with classic masterpieces at the Nasher Sculpture Center, including Roy Lichtenstein, Aristide Maillol, and Henri Matisse. Plan your visit at nashersculpturecenter.org.
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