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International artist puts a tiny piece of Texas in each of his paintings at Houston Fine Art Fair

International artist puts a tiny piece of Texas in each painting

In this week's KHOU CultureMap Moment, Channel 11 Morning News anchor Lily Jang and CultureMap Editor-at-Large Shelby Hodge go behind the scenes of the Houston Fine Art Fair with Dutch artist Guus Kemp, one of a large number of artists who give the large gathering an international flavor.

Kemp, who is represented in Houston by Zoya Tommy Gallery, reveals that he embeds a tiny Texas star in each of his abstract pieces.

Hodge also discusses the impact that that the annual fair has on Houston and the city's art scene. The Houston Fine Art Fair, which attracts thousands of art lovers, continues through Sunday afternoon at NRG Center.

See the KHOU CultureMap Moment here: 

Guus Kemp points to Texas star embedded in painting at Houston Fine Art Fair
Dutch artist Guus Kemp points to where he embeds a tiny Texas star in his painting. Courtesy of KHOU Channel 11