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'TX 13' is a Jumble of Good Intentions

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Rebecca Carter, 'Wrong Perspective with the Dirty Rainbow'


Conroe artist Adela Andea’s Primordial Garden, made with netting, plastic and LED lights in the corridor to Blue Star’s bathrooms, offers a safe haven from all the noise. Miriam Ellen Ewers of Denton promises better days with her large-scale horn of plenty, Ideal Shelter.

Uniting the state’s contemporary art community under a single banner is commendable, but building a working infrastructure of galleries, museums, curators, collectors and critics that the state’s artists can engage with to sustain a career is going to take a lot more than good intentions. Big Medium, the non-profit behind the Texas Biennial, has a useful website with links to artists’ sites and a comprehensive calendar of events, but mostly it’s promoting what’s already out there and not adding much new to the information pool.

TX 13: Texas Biennial Group Survey

$3-$5; free Thu and Sun (students free)
Noon-8pm Thu; noon-6pm Fri-Sun
Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum
116 Blue Star
(210) 227-6960
bluestartart.org
Through Nov 9

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