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About McClain Gallery

Since 1980, Robert McClain has focused on the exhibition and the acquisition of museum quality modern and contemporary American and European art. McClain Gallery’s program represents important twentieth-century figures while continuing to commit to younger generations of artists, which includes primary representation of many Texas-based artists. The gallery has mounted monographic exhibitions, as well as published scholarly catalogues for Peter Halley, Donald Baechler, Andy Warhol, Robert Motherwell, Rosa Loy, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Julian Schnabel, Bo Joseph...Read More

McClain Gallery

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Featured Pieces

Anne Deleporte, Lightning, ink on newsprint mounted on Arches paper, abstraction
By Anne Deleporte
Located in Houston, TX
Anne Deleporte's practice investigates ideas around disappearance, accidents, chance encounters, and found imagery. While she has worked with newsprint and images found in newspapers...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media

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Ink, Archival Paper, Newsprint

Anne Deleporte, Lightning, ink on newsprint mounted on Arches paper, abstraction
By Anne Deleporte
Located in Houston, TX
Anne Deleporte's practice investigates ideas around disappearance, accidents, chance encounters, and found imagery. While she has worked with newsprint and images found in newspapers...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media

Materials

Ink, Archival Paper, Newsprint

Anne Deleporte, Lightning, ink on newsprint mounted on Arches paper, abstraction
By Anne Deleporte
Located in Houston, TX
Anne Deleporte's practice investigates ideas around disappearance, accidents, chance encounters, and found imagery. While she has worked with newsprint and images found in newspapers...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media

Materials

Ink, Archival Paper, Newsprint

Gary Lang, RED RISING ONE, acrylic on canvas, tondo, geometric abstraction
By Gary Lang
Located in Houston, TX
Southern California-based artist Gary Lang descends from generations of light and space, California based artists. He creates his abstract paintings of saturated color without guides...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Chuck Close, Brad, Photography, Woodburytype, portrait of Brad Pitt
By Chuck Close
Located in Houston, TX
Chuck Close's career spans many techniques, and though he is most well-known for his photo-realistic portraits, the artist has often made photographic portraits. This portrait of act...
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21st Century and Contemporary Photorealist Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper

Chuck Close, Kate, Photography, Woodburytype, portrait of Kate Moss
By Chuck Close
Located in Houston, TX
Chuck Close's career spans many techniques, and though he is most well-known for his photo-realistic portraits, the artist has often made photographic portraits. This portrait of ren...
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21st Century and Contemporary Photorealist Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper

Nicolas Carone, In Orbit, abstract acrylic painting, Abstract Expressionist
By Nicolas Carone
Located in Houston, TX
This is an abstract acrylic painting by Nicolas Carone, from the later period of his life. Carone was one of the last surviving Abstract Expressionist painters known for his figurati...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Julia Kunin, Mirror I (Green Purple), Ceramic Sculpture, 2015
By Julia Kunin
Located in Houston, TX
Julia Kunin's otherworldly and often semi-figurative ceramics sculptures have sensual iridescent surfaces that are even more animated with the introduction of light. Her work embrace...
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2010s Abstract Sculptures

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Ceramic

Our Inner World Is Close But We Never Go There, 2017, Double portrait
Located in Houston, TX
Kelli Vance's photorealistic portraits often explore psychological spaces that investigate her anxieties, sensuality, and identity, and, increasingly, spirituality. The narrative imp...
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21st Century and Contemporary Photorealist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Honey, 2012; oil on panel (portrait, photorealist)
Located in Houston, TX
Kelli Vance's process involves staging a scene, frequently using herself as the protagonist, then taking photographs that will become studies for the final work. Two small studies, b...
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21st Century and Contemporary Photorealist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Panel

We Provide Our Best Offering to the Universe, 2016 oil on canvas black and white
Located in Houston, TX
"We Provide Our Best Offering to the Universe," 2016 is an oil on canvas, black and white scene featuring two figures from the shoulders up, both looking upward, among soft fabric sa...
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21st Century and Contemporary Photorealist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Let Me Wake in Golden Light, 2016 oil on canvas (photorealist portrait, flowers)
Located in Houston, TX
In Kelli Vance's paintings, the operative tension between a seductive surface and an obscured narrative intentionally keeps the viewer at arm's length. The oil on canvas painting's p...
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21st Century and Contemporary Photorealist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

More About McClain Gallery

RECLINE Portraiture & Henri Matisse Prints January 26 - April 19, 2019 A Mattia Bonetti bronze lamp and Garden Loveseat flank a large scale Tom Wesselmann work on paper and a Matisse lithograph

RECLINE Portraiture & Henri Matisse Prints January 26 - April 19, 2019 Ron Arad's Big Easy chair in mild steel sits in front of a portfolio of Tal R etchings and a William Copley painting

RE:CONSTRUCTION January 27 – April 28, 2018 Furniture by Marcel Gascoin with a pair of works on paper by Nicolas Carone, a Bo Joseph bronze and Sheila Hicks piece in linen and wool

RE:CONSTRUCTION January 27 – April 28, 2018 Ceramics by Donna Green with paintings by Nicolas Carone and André Lanskoy

DALLAS ART FAIR 2019 McClain Gallery's booth highlighted the work of Dorothy Hood; shown here with the lustrous ceramics of Julia Kunin

DALLAS ART FAIR 2019 McClain Gallery's booth highlighted the work of Dorothy Hood; shown here with a black painting by Anne Deleporte and a bronze sculpture by Bo Joseph

RADIANT SPACE May 7 – August 13, 2016 This group exhibition brought together artists with an interest in materiality, perception, light and color in pursuit of an experience that transcends the purely visual. Shown here are Larry Bell, Gisela Colon, Peter Alexander, De Wain Valentine and Marc Vaux.

KATSUMI HAYAKAWA Paper Works January 15 – February 14, 2015

DALLAS ART FAIR 2018 McClain Gallery's presentation focused on geometric influences, monochromes, and pattern: Nathalie du Pasquier wallpaper and midcentury furniture anchored the booth that included artists from De Wain Valentine, Richard Anuszkiewicz, Gisela Colon, Christian Eckart, Peter Halley, Seth Cameron to Leon Polk Smith among others.

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