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"Paramilitary Show"

10 years ago by Blake Whitaker
Apama Mackey Gallery’s “Paramilitary Show” at the Houston Fire Museum features contemporary art sharing space with the museum’s impressive collection of firefighting gear. Ronald Moran’s Observance: Gentle Pressure, placed between a 1937 Chevy fire truck and an 1890 hand-pumper apparatus, dominates the entrance of the museum. The eight-foot-tall lace-up boots,...
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Capsule Reviews

14 years ago by Kelly Klaasmeyer
"KCHO: Every Man Is an Island" The artist Kcho was born on Cuba's tiny Isla de la Juventud. His work is imbued with melancholy, and this exhibition is filled with references to water, isolation, poverty and escape. Kcho's 2003 installation Para Olvidar ("To Forget") consists of an actual fishing pier...
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Last Call for Art: Taylor Hicks Performing & Torture (FYI, That's Two Different Shows)

10 years ago by Olivia Flores Alvarez
The national touring production of the musical comedy Grease, being presented by TUTS, is taking its final bow on Sunday. Emily Padgett and Eric Scheider play the star-crossed lovers Sandy and Danny, but it's Allie Shultz as Rizzo and David Ruffin as Kenickie who steal the show. American Idol winner...
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Capsule Art Reviews: "Amy Blakemore: Photographs 1988-2008", "The Paramilitary Show", "Adela Andea: The Green™ cyber web"

10 years ago by Kelly Klaasmeyer
"Amy Blakemore: Photographs 1988-2008" The photographs Amy Blakemore takes with a crappy plastic camera can make you cry. Dad (1999) is an image from this exhibition, a 20-year survey of the artist's work at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The entire time I was in the gallery, people kept...
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Capsule Reviews

14 years ago by Kelly Klaasmeyer
"KCHO: Every Man Is an Island" The artist Kcho was born on Cuba's tiny Isla de la Juventud. His work is imbued with melancholy, and this exhibition is filled with references to water, isolation, poverty and escape. Kcho's 2003 installation Para Olvidar ("To Forget") consists of an actual fishing pier...
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Capsule Reviews

14 years ago by Kelly Klaasmeyer
removed Joy Episalla's removed (2000-2002) is one of the worst examples of conceptual art in recent -- and long-term -- memory. I'm betting Episalla was one of those kids with overly supportive parents who convinced her that anything she did was fascinating to others. Using three separate videos, projected wall-size,...
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Capsule Reviews

14 years ago by Kelly Klaasmeyer
removed Joy Episalla's removed (2000-2002) is one of the worst examples of conceptual art in recent -- and long-term -- memory. I'm betting Episalla was one of those kids with overly supportive parents who convinced her that anything she did was fascinating to others. Using three separate videos, projected wall-size,...
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Capsule Reviews

14 years ago by Kelly Klaasmeyer
"Detoured" Police barriers are neatly tiled with mirrors like a disco ball. Concrete barriers are decoratively slip-covered in orange-and-white fabric that ties in bows on each end. Traffic cone piñatas are covered in ruffled orange paper. Houstonians will recognize all these objects as hallmarks of our city's loathed and never-ending...
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Man at Bath (Homme au bain)

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Drama

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