This Is Houston by Phillip Pyle II at the TX Contemporary

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Art League Houston is excited to present 'This Is Houston,' a unique installation by Houston-based artist Phillip Pyle II at the 2015 TX Contemporary. For this project, the artist will redesign a series of ad posters that the City of Houston published as part of a tourism campaign during the 1970's and 80's. The posters will be wheat pasted along the walls leading up to the fair's entrance. 

"Throughout my artistic career, mining imagery and re-imagining it new ways has been my staple" says the artist. "Being born and raised in Houston this project is close to my heart and I am excited to showcase it." 

Phillip Pyle, II is a visual artist, graphic designer, and photographer based in Houston, Texas whose primary interests are race, humor, advertising, sports, and popular culture. Mining imagery from sources diverse as mass consumer culture, contemporary advertising, to ephemera, historic images, and hip-hop, Pyle, introduces complex vision that derives from a strong comedic foundation while also looking at the abstraction and transience of our values, and beliefs. Pyle has exhibited work in numbers institutions, including, Project Row Houses, Art League Houston, The Museum of African American Culture, and the University Museum at Texas Southern University.

ALL Fair Hours
Thursday, October 1 | 8 - 10 PM (Preview)
Friday, October 2 | 11 AM - 7 PM
Saturday, October 3 | 11 AM - 7 PM
Oct 1, 2015 to Oct 4, 2015
$25 per day, bundles available
8:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Thursday Time & Price:
FREE with VIP pass
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PO BOX 66494
Houston, TX 77266-6494


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