Where: In the group show "Flatbed Press: A Selection of Prints" at Moody Gallery through Aug. 12Why: Something violent appears to be on the verge of happening with the hazy-edged, vintage-y-looking silhouetted figures of this small print: A baseball player holding a bat looks like he's poised to bust open the head of the oblivious organ-playing woman next to him. Just try looking at it without seeing that tension.
Eyebrows lifted when juror Toby Kamps invited A-list veteran artists to participate in the annual, open-call "The Big Show" at Lawndale Art Center. One of Lawndale's oldest traditions, "The Big Show" has always been about equality, giving opportunities to Houston-area artists who aren't part of the academic or gallery system mainstream. That covers a wide swath, including people who've toiled for years at what they do, emerging talent and amateurs.
When her parents fought - and they fought often - Abhidnya Ghuge always had the henna shrub to make her feel better. This was during the 1970s and '80s in what is now Mumbai, India, before the city became Westernized. Ghuge doesn't remember anyone owning a TV then, even her family's many educated friends.
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Selecting a term
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