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WAG in the News

Houston Press on The Color Condition: Playful Colors Brighten Downtown’s Newest Public Art Installation

Freelance contributor Sam Byrd of the Houston Press features Arcade by The Color Condition at Discovery Green and Avenida Houston. He writes: Discovery Green and the George R. Brown Convention Center are about to get a little cooler. Literally. A new art installation will provide both colorful beauty and some very welcome shade to the…

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On Our Radar

Andrea Bowers and the Art of Protest

Who: Andrea Bowers is a multimedia American artist and activist whose work reflects, dissects, and critiques American politics and society. About the artist: Andrea Bowers, born in 1965, grew up in a working class community in Wilmington, Ohio. She describes her childhood in an interview with Ashton Cooper of The Brooklyn Rail: “My dad and…

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National Accolades

WAG Wins Three National Outstanding Public Art Project Awards!

We are proud to announce that three of Weingarten Art Group’s 2016 Houston public art installations have received Outstanding Public Art Project Awards by Americans for the Arts! Our installations “Enchanted Promenade,” “Firmament” and “Trumpet Flower” are among 49 selections honored by the Public Art Network’s Year in Review program, which were chosen by a jury…

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WAG on the Road

Photos: Art Basel 2017 in Switzerland

Commerce traded on all price levels at this year’s international contemporary art extravaganza, Art Basel, in Switzerland. Splashy eight-figure art sales launched the first VIP day, and a very gratifying secondary market rounded out the fair.Savvy dealers profited from showcasing quality collections from artists both emerging and erstwhile. Artists enjoying fresh publicity from recent museum exhibitions attracted…

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