Oscar Berglund, Blank Canvas, 2013. Berglund's first U.S. solo exhibition will open at Cydonia this weekend.

5 Art Events For Your Weekend

This weekend, Swedish artist Oscar Berglund opens his first solo show at Cydonia, and up the block, Site 131 unveils its second exhibition.

Annette Lawrence: Around Again at UNT on the SquareJan. 28, 6-8:30 p.m. 109 N. Elm St. Denton, TX 76201.

The second exhibition this month featuring artist Annette Lawrence (there’s new work currently on view at Conduit Gallery) looks back to the formative years in her practice when she began to use text as images, textile patterns as text, and incorporate everyday experiences into her art making.

 

The Oil and Gas Show at Level Gallery (Formerly WAAS Gallery)Jan 28, 6-9 p.m. 2722 Logan St. Dallas, TX 75215.

WAAS Gallery has renamed itself Level Gallery, and for their first exhibit under the new name they have brought together a number of artists from Dallas as well as around the nation for a show that explores the political, cultural, and economic influence of oil on the contemporary world. Artists include Brian Wagner (Philadelphia, PA), Jonas Criscoe, Thomas Macker (Jackson, WY), Nikki Moser, David Grassman (Pinedale, WY), Liz Appling (Austin, TX), and Dallas-based artists William Messimer and Blake Boettcher.

 

Whew. . . that’s a Relief! The Madcap World of John Hernandez, 1978-2015 at The Gallery at UTAJan. 29, 5:30-8 p.m. 502 S. Cooper St. Arlington, TX 76019.

A retrospective exhibition of work by San Antonio artist John Hernandez looks back at nearly four decades of work — prints, drawings, paintings, and sculpture — that defined Hernandez’s prolific vibrant, lively, and often bizarre pop-surrealist output.

 

Oscar Berglund: Somewhere in Between at Cydonia Jan. 30, 6-8 p.m. 167 Payne St. Dallas, TX 75207.

Swedish artist Oscar Berglund interest in contemporary ruins stems from a broader exploration of use and consumption in everyday life. His first solo show in the United States will feature works on canvas, photography, and video, as well as a site-specific installation, all of which reflect, report, or receive the effects of entropy.

 

Pushing Boundaries at Site 131 January 30, 6-9 p.m. 131 Payne St. Dallas, TX 75207.

The second exhibition at Joan and Seth Davidow’s new Design District art space pairs two artists, Paul Kremer and Eduardo Portillo, with diverging approaches to contemporary abstract painting.

 

Here are all the openings:

THURSDAY

Trans.lation Vickery Meadow at H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery — Jan. 28, 3-5 p.m. 801 Main St. Dallas, TX 75202.

Annette Lawrence: Around Again at UNT on the Square — Jan. 28, 6-8:30 p.m. 109 N. Elm St. Denton, TX 76201.

Mack L. Bishop 3rd — The Nubian Kingdom Collection at Carillon Gallery, TCC South Campus — Jan. 28, 6-8 p.m. 5301 Campus Dr. Fort Worth, TX 76119.

The Oil and Gas Show at Level Gallery (Formerly WAAS Gallery) — Jan 28, 6-9 p.m. 2722 Logan St. Dallas, TX 75215.

Harmony Padgett: Miscellaneous Uproar at William Campbell Contemporary Art — Jan. 28, 6-8 p.m. 4935 Byers Ave. Fort Worth, TX 75107.

 

FRIDAY

Whew. . . that’s a Relief! The Madcap World of John Hernandez, 1978-2015 at The Gallery at UTA — Jan. 29, 5:30-8 p.m. 502 S. Cooper St. Arlington, TX 76019.

 

SATURDAY

Michael Mazurek: New Paintings at Beefhaus — Jan 30, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 833 Exposition Ave. Dallas, TX 75226.

Chalet Dallas – Piero Golia in Coversation with Ann Goldstein at the Nasher Sculpture Center — Jan. 30, 2-3 p.m. 2001 Flora St. Dallas, TX 75201.

Transmission: Artist Talk at Fort Worth Contemporary Arts — Jan. 30, 2-3:30 p.m. 2900 W. Berry St. Fort Worth, TX 76109.

Oscar Berglund: Somewhere in Between at Cydonia — Jan. 30, 6-8 p.m. 167 Payne St. Dallas, TX 75207.

Collective (Reception) at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center — Jan. 30, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 223 W. Jefferson Blvd. Dallas, TX 75208.

Pushing Boundaries at Site 131 — January 30, 6-9 p.m. 131 Payne St. Dallas, TX 75207.

 

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