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Work by Alexander Dijulio at Circuit 12

This Week’s Four Best Art Gallery Events and Openings

MTV RE:DEFINE at the Dallas Contemporary — April 4, 7 p.m. 161 Glass St. Dallas, TX 75207.

Auctions tend to be a waste of time for the general public, and charity auctions in particular. Work is lumped together with little rhyme or reason; artists aren’t generally represented by their best pieces. After all, giving work to auctions isn’t exactly the most advantageous move for artists. That said, I checked out the works that are currently on view at the Dallas Contemporary, and managed to find 10 pieces worth your time. And the real attraction at this year’s auction is the mystery line up of NYC-based bands that will perform Friday night, hand-picked (for what it’s worth) by the artist Richard Phillips.

 

Constellation Logic by Alexander Dijulio at Circuit 12 Contemporary — April 5, 6-10 p.m. 1130 Dragon St. Ste. 150, Dallas, TX 75207.

Alexander Dijulio’s opening at Circuit 12 promises Ernesto Neto-style full-immersion, transforming the gallery by constructing a new floor and multiple levels within the space that will force viewers to confront his art from a variety of novel perspectives.

 

Open Archive at Red Arrow Contemporary — April 5, 6 p.m. 1130 Dragon St. Ste 110, Dallas, TX 75207.

Thomas Riccio, who runs the avant-garde theater group Dead White Zombies, is also a professor at the University of Texas at Dallas where he researches indigenous performance. This exhibition will feature archival material he has gathered of various performances, rituals, and tribal customs from around the world, bridging traditional and modern custom.

 

5 Guys at Ware:wolf:haus April 5, 7 p.m. 7-10 p.m. 425 Bedford St. Dallas, TX 75212.

The latest at Ware:wolf:haus features five male painters from Houston, ranging from Alika Herreshoff‘s sumptuous, sweet tooth abstracts to Seth Alverson‘s haunting and subliminal suburban nightmares.

 

There are plenty of openings in the Design District this weekend. Here are all of the listings:

WEDNESDAY

Art Talk with Val Curry at The MAC — April 2, 6 p.m. 3120 McKinney Ave., Dallas, TX 75204.

 

THURSDAY

Satellite at Zhulong Gallery — April 3, 6-9 p.m. 1302 Dragon St., Dallas, TX 75207.

NEXT TOPIC: Photography & Materiality with Danielle Avram Morgan, Mona Kasra, Emily Loving, and Marilyn Waligore at CentralTrak — April 3, 7 p.m. 800 Exposition Ave., Dallas, TX 75226.

 

FRIDAY

SMU MFA Thesis Exhibition at Pollock Gallery, SMU — April 4, 6 p.m. – 12 a.m. 3140 Dyer St. Dallas, TX 75205.

TUNNELVISIONS Live Mural Tournament at Deep Ellum — April 4, 6 p.m. 2630 Commerce St. Dallas, TX 75226.

MTV RE:DEFINE at the Dallas Contemporary — April 4, 7 p.m. 161 Glass St. Dallas, TX 75207.

 

SATURDAY

David Bates: Painting and Sculpture at Talley Dunn Gallery — April 4-6 p.m. 5020 Tracy St. Dallas, TX  75205.

Artist Talk – “Octave Studies” at Liliana Bloch Gallery — April 5, 5 p.m. 2919 Commerce St. Suite C Dallas, TX 75226.

Arrangements: Abstract Relief Prints by Don Schol at PDNB — April 5, 5 – 8 p.m. 1202 Dragon Street Ste. 103 Dallas, TX 75207.

Open Studio Night at Wall Gallery — April 5, 5-8 p.m. 1529 Dragon St. Dallas, TX 75207.

Kevin Box, Rich Bowman, and Pam Nelson at Craighead Green — April 5-8 p.m. 1011 Dragon St. Dallas, TX 75207.

“Simboli della Vita”Symbols of Life by Michael Mentler at Alan Simmons Art + Design — April 5, 5 p.m. 1415 Slocum St. Ste. 105 Dallas, TX 75207.

Spring Eternal by Katherine Houston and Lucrecia Waggoner at Laura Rathe Fine Art — April 5, 5-8 p.m. 1130 Dragon St. Ste. 130 Dallas, TX 75207.

Afterglow by Michelle Mackey at Holly Johnson Gallery — April 5, 6-8 p.m. 1411 Dragon St. Dallas, TX 75207.

Illumination by Billy Hassell, Views and Landscapes by Reinhard Ziegler, and Wayback and Forth by Kim Bennett at Conduit Gallery — April 5, 6-8 p.m. 1626 C Hi Line Dr. Dallas, TX 75207.

Constellation Logic by Alexander Dijulio at Circuit 12 Contemporary — April 5, 6-10 p.m. 1130 Dragon St. Ste. 150, Dallas, TX 75207.

Leah Rosenberg and Shawn Hall at Galleri Urbane — April 5, 6-8:30 p.m. 2277 Monitor St., Dallas, TX 75207.

Kelli Vance: “Myth Maker” at Cris Worley Fine Arts — April 5, 6-8 p.m. 1415 Slocum St. #104 Dallas, TX 75207.

Open Archive at Red Arrow Contemporary — April 5, 6 p.m. 1130 Dragon St. Ste 110, Dallas, TX 75207.

Spring Exhibition at Nerv Gallery — April 5, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. 4819 Woodall St. Dallas, TX 75247.

5 Guys at Ware:wolf:haus — April 5, 7 p.m. 7-10 p.m. 425 Bedford St. Dallas, TX 75212.

“The Paintings of George W. Bush” at CentralTrak — Apirl 5, 7-10 p.m. 800 Exposition Ave. Dallas, TX 75226.

 

 MONDAY

“Michael Corris: The Storage Problem”at Ida Green Gallery at Austin College — April 5-May 18 (open 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri) 900 N. Grand Ave. Sherman, TX 75090