"Crystals of Inevidence" pair nicely with the concurrent exhibit, "Breather," a series of geometric oils by John Sparagana, chair of the Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts at Rice University.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. September 7 through October 19. Sicardi Gallery, 1506 West Alabama. For information, call 713-529-1313 or visit sicardi.com. Free.
Architect-turned-transformational artist Gabriel de la Mora is big on looking at everyday objects — the fabric from radio speakers, the soles of shoes, matchbox edges and eggshells — and reimagining them as meticulously arranged paintings and sculptures. This is the fourth time the Mexican artist has shown at Houston's Sicardi Gallery and, this time around, it looks like de la Mora locked himself inside a science lab for weeks on end to create the icy cool pieces fashioned from microscope coverslips. Both simple and elegant, the wall-hung objects in