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Texas Biennial 2013

By Robert Faires, September 6, 2013, Arts

The 2013 curators are Bill Arning, René Paul Barilleaux, Christian Gerstheimer, K8 Hardy, Teresa Hubbard, Alexander Birchler, Annette Lawrence, David Pagel, Bárbara Perea, Christina Rees, Dario Robleto, Noah Simblist, Jeremy Strick, and Clint Willour.

Fifth anniversary exhibitions are curated by Michael Duncan (2009 curator) and Virginia Rutledge (2011 curator and 2013 curator-at-large).

Artist lists, curator bios, and more information are at

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

Group survey of artists selected from the 2013 Texas Biennial open call for art

Sept. 5–Nov. 9, at 116 Blue Star, San Antonio

Sept. 5: performances by Dion Laurent, Natali Leduc, and the Bridge Club, plus a one-night outdoor projection event by Skye Ashbrook

Oct. 3: presentations and performances by HOMECOMING! Committee, Danielle Georgiou, Michael Morris, and Brad Tucker

Nov. 7: a public participation event by Rahul Mitra

Ballroom Marfa

"Open Studio: Every Person Is a Special Kind of Artist, With Baggage," by the Dallas Collective

Sept. 5–Nov. 9, at 108 E. San Antonio, Marfa

Sept. 14: artist talk by Michael Corris


Works by selected 2013 Biennial artists

Sept. 5–28, at 800 Exposition, Dallas

Sept. 21: artist talks, a performance by Julia Barbosa Landois, and a presentation by the Dallas Collective

Glassell School of Art – Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

"Why a Texas Biennial?," a public panel moderated by Glassell Studio School Associate Director Mary Leclere, with speakers David Pagel, Dario Robleto, Virginia Rutledge, Michelle White, and Clint Willour

Saturday, Sept. 7, 4pm, at 1001 Bissonnet, Houston

Lawndale Art Center

"The Texas Biennial Invitational," recent work by previous Biennial artists Christie Blizard, Marcelyn McNeil, Tom Orr, and Brad Tucker

Through Sept. 28 at 4912 Main, Houston

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