Jonathan Allmaier, “Pointing Paintings, Bump Paintings and Key Paintings” at James Fuentes LLC
Allmaier’s lively paintings evince a peculiar mix of image, abstraction, process and animism. Fri 10–Sept 30
Mark Flood, "The Hateful Years" at Luxembourg & Dayan
For more than 30 years now, artist Mark Flood has been working in Houston, creating memorably daft mixed-media text paintings and collage remixes of cigarette ads and gossip magazine covers—all of which in some way takes the pulse of that heart of darkness called middle America. This survey focuses on a particularly fruitful period for his work, the 1980s: the decade of Reagan and the beginning of the country's out-of-control swerve to the right.
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