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Texas Contemporary Art Fair 2016
Thicket #2 by Chris Doyle. The opening night of the Texas Contemporary Art Fair brings a collaborative performance between Doyle and Houston Ballet's Oliver Halkowich. Catharine Clark Gallery Courtesy Photo
Houston Art Fair 2016
The Houston Art Fair will offer the film, The Journey, chronicling the creation of James Surls' Tree and Three Flowers, which now stands on Kirby Drive RedBud Gallery Courtesy Photo
Houston Fine Arts Fair, Cheech Marin, September 2012
Actor, comedian, director and renowned Chicano art collector Cheech Marin makes an appearance at Silver Street on Saturday for a signing of his book Papel Chicano Dos: Works on Paper from the Cheech Marin Collection. Photo by Gary Fountain
Texas Contemporary Art Fair 2016
The Great Tree by Miler Lagos will be one of the large installations at the Texas Contemporary Art Fair. Galeria Enrique Guerrero Courtesy Photo
Houston Art Fair 2016
TAI Modern brings a collection of bamboo art to the Houston Art Fair, including this pieice by Honma Hideaki. TAI Modern Courtesy Photo
Houston Art Fair 2016
At HAF, Charon Kransen Arts offers wearable sculpture, including Nicola Heidemann's necklace silver oxidized, green glass.  Charon Kransen Arts Courtesy Photo