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Austin Events

Arthouse Reopening Party

Arthouse
Friday, October 22, 2010, 10pm
Admission: Tickets: $125

Arthouse at the Jones Center reopens this October with an expanded and newly renovated building by Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis Architects. Full bar, fancy desserts, and a performance by MEN. Not to be missed.

Arthouse Public Opening

Arthouse
Sunday, October 24, 2010
Admission: free

Arthouse opens its doors to the public for a fun-filled day featuring innovative inaugural exhibitions, live music, art workshops, and more. A full day of fun-- click here for the full schedule.

Turning the Tables on Unsustainable Attainment

Women and Their Work
Wednesday, October 20, 7pm
Admission: free

Join us for a conversation with three area Psychotherapists Gemma Marangoni Ainslie PH.D., ABPP, Mary Holman, MA, LPC, and Naomi Freireich, LCSW. By creating magically gorgeous paintings Virginia Yount inspires us to admire and collect work that paradoxically addresses issues of the disordered collecting that is hoarding. Topics of discussion include various conscious and unconscious motives for hoarding, including traumatic loss, memorializing, a compulsion to acquire, and as an effect of isolation. This community panel will discuss how Yount's artwork turns the tables on hoarding.

Artist Talk and Screening: Walead Beshty and Dawn of the Dead

Blanton Museum of Art
Thursday, November 18, 2010, 7pm
Admission: free

Los Angeles-based artist Walead Beshty gives a talk on George Romero’s cult classic Dawn of the Dead. Starting with his Dead Mall series, Beshty has been photographing abandoned locales like the deserted Iraqi mission in East Berlin and vacant shopping centers, places he calls “our modern ruins." The talk will be followed by a screening of the film.

San Antonio Openings

Ballad of the Non-Specific Object

David Shelton Gallery
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 16, 6-9pm

Curated by Anjali Gupta

San Antonio Closings

Road Show Houston

David Shelton Gallery
Through October 23

We are pleased to announce our first travelling exhibition, Road Show Houston, featuring works by Austin-based artists Jonathan Faber and Sara Frantz; Houston-based artist Augusto Di Stefano; and San Antonio-based artists Judith Cottrell, Jayne Lawrence, George Schroeder, and Vincent Valdez. Utilizing a variety of disciplines, including drawing, painting, sculpture, and video, the artists create relevant, insightful, and stunning art that, while conceived through a diverse set of realities, is greatly complementary. Their work conveys thought-provoking messages-based on experience, imagination, and hope-that are at times serious, often humorous, and always intriguing.

Dallas Events

Mary Ellen Mark: Artist's Lecture and Image Presentation

Richland College, Fannin Performance Hall, F102
Thursday, October 28, 7pm
Admission: free

Richland College is proud to present international photographer Mary Ellen Mark at 7 p.m. on Thurs., Oct. 28 in the Performance Hall. This free, public event will include a lecture, reception, book sale and book signing. Mark has achieved worldwide visibility through her numerous books, exhibitions and editorial magazine work. She has published photo-essays and portraits in publications including LIFE, New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair.

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas: CADD BUS TOUR #2

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas
Saturday, November 13, 10am-3pm
Admission: $50/ticket

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas announce CADD BUS TOUR #2 on Saturday, November 13th, 2010 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Your tour guide for the day is Patricia Meadows and boxed lunch is provided by Wendy Krispin Caterer. You will begin your day promptly at 10:00 a.m. at Craighead Green Gallery, 1011 Dragon Street in the Design District. Craighead Green Gallery will feature glass artist Pearl Dick, photographer, Kenda North and painter, Jeanie Gooden. Guests will park and begin the tour at Craighead Green Gallery. Your next stop will be at the art studio of Marla Ziegler in Oak Cliff; followed by a stop at 500X near Fair Park, featuring the work of Nate Glaspie and Tiffany Wolf in the main galleries, and Matt Clark and Thomas Feulmer in the project spaces, then downtown to stop #4 at the law firm of Stutzman, Bromberg, Esserman & Plifka (Collection tour given by John Reoch), and your last stop will be at Holly Johnson Gallery featuring the recent paintings and sculpture of Garland Fielder. The bus will deliver guests back to Craighead Green Gallery after the final stop to retrieve their cars.

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