"Obsession of the Essential"

In "Obsession of the Essential," artist Brent Kollock reminds society that it rarely fixates on what matters. "You know, life, love and the woes and the joys," he says. His somber mixed-media works feature dense, dark collages made of cutout face parts - eyes, ears, noses, teeth - shaped like humans, animals and plants. In Fishers of Men, birds' heads are replaced with the face-part collages. And in Fetishists, collaged heads are given elongated eyes that stretch toward the sky. There's an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. November 13. Regular viewing hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Through December 31. Art League Houston, 1953 Montrose. For information, call 713-523-9530 or visit www.artleaguehouston.org. Free.
Mondays-Saturdays. Starts: Nov. 13. Continues through Dec. 31, 2009
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Dusti Rhodes
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