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I talian Renaissance: Italian conceptualist and performance artist Adrian Bianconi stages his 15th solo at Barbara Davis Gallery with "Invisible Dance" (January 12 – March 2). Bianconi's ethereal work, edged in Surrealism, defies easy definition. We're sure Dominique de Menil would have been a fan … Art Star: At Texas Southern University Museum, it's always an occasion when Dr. Alvia Wardlaw curates. The talent scout who organized the first major museum exhibition for the quilters of Gee's Bend brings into the limelight TSU alum Nathaniel Donnett, whose academic credentials include a Yale MFA. One of the stars of Valerie Cassel Oliver's "The Dirty South" 2021- 2022 national touring exhibition, Donnett presents an immersive installation that interweaves disciplines while examining notions of Blackness. The exhibit title hints at the multitude of time-and-space continua that the 2022 Guggenheim Fellow explores: "Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Dark Imaginerance" (through April 7) … Father + Son: Take a road trip to Beaumont to catch Michael Collins in a painterly conversation. At Lamar University's Dishman Art Museum, his expressionistic canvases — allusions to ancient civilizations — dialogue with those of his late father, Lowell Collins, a former dean of the Houston Museum School, now the MFAH Glassell School of Art ("Legacy: The Art of Lowell Daunt Collins and Michael Roqué Collins, Art from 1939- 2023," January 20 – March 2; opening reception Friday, January 26). Art NOTES Angelbert Metoyer with his I Am Barbara Jordan, 2019-2023, at POST Houston MARC NEWSOME (Continued from page 18) The 87th RIVER OAKS GARDEN CLUB AZALEA TRAIL Branch Out SHARING HOUSTON'S GARDENS SINCE 1935 Gardens only MARCH 8,9 & 10, 2024 FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY 11AM - 5PM VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR INFORMATION @ riveroaksgardenclub TICKETS AVAILABLE AT riveroaksgardenclub Branch Out 1/3 070920.indd 1 1/3 070920.indd 1 12/14/23 1:23 PM 12/14/23 1:23 PM Full-service architectural and landscape design 1223 West 21st St, Houston, Texas 77008 | 713.957.0449 |

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