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Presented by Houston Center for Contemporary Craft at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston Tx

Jun 01 2019
Sep 01 2019

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft is pleased to present “Tiff Massey: A Different World”, a solo exhibition by the interdisciplinary artist and metalsmith.

The first exhibition of Massey’s artwork in Texas, A Different World showcases three bodies of work that reference the material culture of nostalgic pasts, from 1980s hip hop to African hair braiding. Informed primarily by jewelry, Massey’s diverse artistic practice deftly renders her observations on race and class in contemporary American culture.

The exhibition focuses on the artist’s colossal steel sculptures of chains and rings, alongside intricately braided crimson neckpieces and accompanying portraits. Themes in the exhibition span cultural appropriation, authenticity, and the

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Exhibition Reception
Friday, May 31, 5:30 – 8:00 PM
The evening will also feature the opening of Just Favela:  All You Can Eat in the Main Gallery and open studios by the current resident artists.  Beer will be generously provided by Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. and delicious tacos from PAN de TACO food truck will be available for purchase.

Artist Talk with Tiff Massey
Saturday, June 1, 3:30 – 5:00 PM
Massey will give a brief overview of her work, influences, and multi-disciplinary artistic practice.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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