FALL FOR THE ARTS

As the season cools down, the arts continue to heat up. Follow our curatorial connoisseur Jonathan Spindel to discover some of our favorite events and exhibitions happening now.

AUSTIN
WARHOL BY THE BOOK
If you like Andy Warhol’s pop art style, you’ll love this collection – the first of of its kind – of the artist’s book projects; from his early days as an art student to his height as a New York pop art superstar celebrity. Oct 16 to Jan 29, 2017. At BlantonMuseum.org

LUNCHEON SET
Join Brandon Maxwell, featured in this issue, as he is the keynote speaker and shows his latest runway collection at the Women’s Symphony League of Austin event on September 23. Details at WSLAustin.org

DALLAS/FT WORTH
CAUSE FOR APPLAUSE
Globally renowned artist KAWS draws from pop culture to depict complex human emotion, balanced with humor and bold artistic style. See the exhibition before it ships off to Shanghai. Oct 20 to Jan 22, 2017. At TheModern.org

CERAMICS ‘CROSS THE WORLD
Don’t you love iconic Talavera Poblana earthenware from Mexico? Did you know the style was influenced by Chinese porcelain? Learn the fascinating story of how it came to be, featuring stunning examples of pottery from around the world. Sept 17 to Feb 12, 2017. At CrowCollection.org

HOUSTON
IMPACTFUL IMPRESSIONS
Degas was known for his impressionist masterpieces of dancers, but his oeuvre spans myriad subjects and styles. See it all in this comprehensive collection, at the only U.S. venue for this exhibition. Oct 16 to Jan 8, 2017. At MFAH.org

PIONEERING PICASSO
Famous for pioneering Cubism, Pablo Picasso was one of the 20th century’s most influential artists. See almost 100 of his works on paper that span a range of styles mediums. Organized by and shown exclusively at the Menil. Sep 16 to January 8, 2017. At Menil.org

SAN ANTONIO
ILLUSTRIOUS ILLUSTRATION
Carlos Mérida began working with folkloric themes of Mexico and Guatemala, but exposure to avant-garde artists such as Modigliani and Picasso, and styles like Surrealism and abstraction on travels to Europe, greatly influenced the artist. His graphic illustrations are alive with color and motion. Until Jan 29, 2017. At SAMA.org

BOTANICAL BEAUTY
Take in the natural beauty of the San Antonio Botanical Gardens, featuring special art installations, butterflies, hummingbirds and more. Learn more about the special summer events schedule at SABOT.org

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