Artist El Franco Lee II shows local hip-hop legend DJ Screw as he might be in an idyllic afterlife — with six arms scratching on multiple turntables, a posse of friends around him — in DJ Screw in Heaven. The painting is one of several Lee is contributing to the ''You Are Here'' art exhibit. The show's organizers asked four artists — Lee, photographers Chuy Benitez and Divya Murthy and installation artist Coolidge — for works that reflect the ever-changing nature of Houston.
Lee shows the late DJ Screw again in a second piece, DJ Screw Montage, a collection of six views of the former Houstonian amidst images representative of his life, screws, cassette tapes, a row house, a Cullen Boulevard street sign and turntables.
3201 Allen Parkway # 250
Houston, TX 77019
Category: Community Venues
Region: River Oaks
There's an opening reception 5:30 to 8 p.m. October 23. Regular viewing hours are 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Through November 30. Houston Arts Alliance — Alliance Gallery (formerly space125gallery), 3201 Allen Parkway.
Tuesdays-Fridays, 3-5 p.m.; Tue., Oct. 23, 5:30-8 p.m. Starts: Oct. 16. Continues through Nov. 30, 2012