Still from Alona Rodeh's Barking Dogs Don't Bite, 2012.

5 Dallas Art Gallery Shows to Kick Off the Fall Season

A look at early fall's must-see new shows.

“Emergency Measures,” at The Power Station (opens Sept. 11): Note the opening date. Artists like Jill Magid and Mark Manders consider the way we process, communicate, and signal danger.

"The Story With No Ending," by Simon Bilodeau. Photo courtesy of Circuit 12.
“The Story With No Ending,” by Simon Bilodeau, at Circuit 12. Photo courtesy of Circuit 12.

“The Story With No Ending,” by Simon Bilodeau, at Circuit 12 (opens Sept. 19): Fresh off the Venice Biennale, Bilodeau brings all-black, site-specific installations to Circuit 12’s new space on Dragon Street.

Diedrick Brackens: Soil Behind the Ear, 2015.
Diedrick Brackens: Soil Behind the Ear, 2015.

“Hearts, hands, and other members,” by Diedrick Brackens, at Conduit Gallery (opens Sept. 12): Fiber weavings filter painterly abstraction through a tradition of West African and Native American craft.

Photo courtesy of the Reading Room.
Photo courtesy of the Reading Room.

“Occiput,” by Lucia Simek, at The Reading Room (opens Sept. 5): Themes of exile and instability resonate through short films, images, and other subtly suggestive sculptural objects.

“Tightrope,” by Tom Orr, at Barry Whistler Gallery (opens Sept. 12): The Dallas art-world stalwart’s visually acrobatic op art pushes abstraction to a place that splinters perception.

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