Houston Press on The Color Condition: Playful Colors Brighten Downtown’s Newest Public Art Installation
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 outdoor park and events hub.
Texas-based The Color Condition, a.k.a. the duo of Marianne Newsom and Sunny Sliger, is building three separate installations for the public area that will intermingle between the neighboring downtown attractions. The installation will consist of strips of tablecloths, shower curtains and painters’ drop cloths.
In the decision-making process, Discovery Green’s and Houston First‘s selection committee kept two goals in mind: provide shade during the hottest months of the year and rev up for the robust fall season. Houston First operates the George R. Brown Convention Center.
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