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Bradley Kerl: Verdant Botanicals and Expressive Color

Texas painter Bradley Kerl, represented by Houston’s Jonathan Hopson Gallery, is well known for his verdant botanicals, chimerical still lives, and desire to uplift anything dismissed as mundane. His expressive color, flattened shapes, and indelible mark-making seem to set his work paradoxically between representational realism and abstract expressionism. As one of our local favorites, Weingarten Art…

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WAG Project

Inspiring Art in Unexpected Places: H-E-B is Stepping Up its Game with WAG

Multimedia artist Ansen Seale, known primarily for his time-based works of photographic art, has expanded out of the picture frame with a new interactive public art installation commissioned by Bellaire Market H‑E‑B, 5106 Bissonnet Street in Houston, Texas, and curated by The Weingarten Art Group. This captivating work incorporates illuminated acrylic slats that cascade above…

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WAG In The News

Houston Chronicle: H-E-B lobs a new weapon in the grocery wars: Art

H-E-B engaged the Weingarten Art Group to curate site-specific works by regional artists to add a sense of placemaking to new locations popping up all over the city. Houston Chronicle’s Molly Glentzer recognized the innovative approach and featured the program alongside an interview with H-E-B president Scott McClelland. In its drive to dominate the Houston market’s grocery store wars,…

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