Tapumes by Henrique Oliveira

This summer you can see an unusual art installation by Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira.  In the exhibit the artist manages to make wood seem wave-like. To quote the gallery site: Oliveira uses tapumes, which in Portuguese can mean “fencing,” “boarding,” or “enclosure,” as a title for many of his large-scale installations. The term makes referenceContinue reading “Tapumes by Henrique Oliveira”

Suchu Dance

I got to see Babka performed by Suchu Dance this past weekend at Barnevelder in Houston.  It was  very amazing.  I wish I had better photography to share with  you, but here’s a link to a slide show from Suchu.  The word “slide show” sounds so antique, but this one actually does a good jobContinue reading “Suchu Dance”

Surrealist Lunch

SUrREALISt “Lunch ”   A walk through the Menil’s world-renowned Surrealist Galleries; followed by selections from Surrealist poems read by poets   Joshua Beckman Joshua Clover Gillian Conoley Valzhyna Mort Dara Wier Matthew Zapruder _________   The Menil Collection 1515 Sul Ross, Houston 77006 Thursday, October 12, 2006 ∙ Noon Free & Open to the PublicContinue reading “Surrealist Lunch”

Everybody Loves Implosion

Houston is not known for cool, but here is an exception.  The Art League has inverted a bungalow and this is what they got.  For those of you in the vicinity, drive up Montrose toward the Heights (north); the cross street is Willard.  The house–slated for demolition, apparently–was altered by Dean Ruck and Dan Havel.Continue reading “Everybody Loves Implosion”