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“Alissa Blumenthal: A Small Retrospective” Let’s get this out of the way. In “Alissa Blumenthal: A Small Retrospective,” now up at Art Palace, Alissa Blumenthal is not real. The gallery text may try to tell you otherwise. Press materials describe Blumenthal (1899-1995) as an “underappreciated… Full News here – Houston Press | Complete Issue

“Cats, Bunnies, and The Surface Value of It All” Fresh Arts’ latest exhibition wants to let you know right off the bat that it doesn’t take itself too seriously. Titled “Cats, Bunnies, and The Surface Value of It All,” the two-person show is just what it sounds like — a lighthearted loo… Full News here…

“Bert L. Long Jr: An Odyssey” If you can look on the bright side, this was some fortunate timing. The UAC Contemporary Art Gallery at Houston Baptist University was putting together a small show of Bert Long’s work late last year when the Fifth Ward artist was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer… Full News here –…

“A chain of non-events” At Lawndale Art Center’s “Big Show” last summer, Katie Wynne’s piece stood out from the nearly 70 others in the exhibition. The installation consisted of just a motorized tie rack and blue satin, but the rack was turned on so that it was constantly revolving and catchi… Full News here –…

“Bert L. Long Jr: An Odyssey” If you can look on the bright side, this was some fortunate timing. The UAC Contemporary Art Gallery at Houston Baptist University was putting together a small show of Bert Long’s work late last year when the Fifth Ward artist was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer… Full News here –…

“Cruz Ortiz: I Speak Lightning” Cruz Ortiz is known to work in wheat paste murals, video, street sculptures and guerrilla AM radio broadcasts. His latest solo exhibition is just gouache on paper and panel, but that doesn’t make it any less quiet. “I Speak Lightning” at David Shelton Gallery i… Full News here – Houston…

“Greg Miller: Over Time” Greg Miller often gets grouped with the Shepard Faireys and Banksys of the art world, though what the post-pop artist does is quite the opposite of the famed street artists. Miller doesn’t go out and tag walls (he considers himself “something of an environmentalist,” … Full News here – Houston Press…

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