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Sunday, June 29, 2008
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Friday, June 13, 2008
ATTENTION RGV ARTISTS: The next Galeria 409 OPEN SHOW is titled VIVA LA REVOLUCION and is open to all who submit work on the theme of the Mexican Revolution of 1911- 1921. All work must be framed and ready to hang or sit on a pedestal. We don't do glue, tape, staple or paint directly on the wall and nobody drives a nail in our brick walls period. We hang from wires. The exhibition is in conjunction with the Brownsville Historical Association and the Gorgas Foundation, who will both be hosting revolutionary exhibitions that open on the same night.
For more information contact Mark Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, June 12, 2008
June 17, 2008 @ 6:30 pm
Art Gallery in the Rusteberg Building
University of Texas at Brownsville
80 Fort Brown
Brownsville, TX 78520
“The Black Life”
Death as a state of mind; just as a black life and its environment. Rather than just being conceived as the end of life, death derives in a variety of ideas and bursts out in mixed feelings that makes it a complex concept awaiting to be explored. A rare fascination and natural obsession has been the force that has drawn me to set a closer relationship with this theme. Death persists as a constant thought in my everyday life appealing both aesthetically and intellectually.
“The Black Life” is a collection including a series of coffin-shaped paintings, plus additional series of digital prints, installation, and video art evolving around diverse ideas on death. This collection is an introspective view on how the so-called end of a path proves to open up roads leading to discover rare beauty, reflection, irony and enigma within.
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
"DOS" is an exhibition that represents two painters; Carlos G Gómez and Gabriel Trevino. Though very different, they each embody the spirit of free thinking and each has a linked unity which personifies the essence of contemporary art and its evolution. Trevino's work will have samples that cover a ten year span, where Gómez will present a mixture of dated work.
The spirit of "DOS" is manifested in the belief that two make one,in this case, two painters make one thing: art.
Art Exhibition by: Carlos G Gómez and Gabriel Trevino
Opens with Reception: June 27 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Exhibition will run from June 27 to July 9
Where: Historic Alonzo Building
510 E. St. Charles
Brownsville, TX 78520
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