Missouri-born Artpace archivist and Unit B (Gallery) director Kimberly Aubuchon stands out as the only SA-based artist featured in TRANS/ACTION, a group show that tackles art’s undying love-hate affair with commerce. Accompanying Aubuchon, whose Self Portrait as Chicken with Awesome Pumps you may have seen in the Current’s glossy, useful, and still-available City Guide, are El Paso’s Margarita Cabrera (a former Artpace resident whose ceramic and steel Arbol de la Vida (John Deere Model #790) is a big highlight in New Image Sculpture at the McNay, reviewed on page 19), widely-exhibited Mexico City-based Máximo González (well-known for murals and monuments all over his native Argentina), and New York-based Spanish artist Ester Partegàs, who’s shown work in such prestigious institutions as the Whitney Museum of American Art. Expect the unexpected when these four innovators unveil projects investigating materialism, consumerism, marketing practices, and the power of money. Free,
6-9pm, Guadalupe Gallery, 723 S Brazos, (210) 271-3151, guadalupeculturalarts.org. On view through June 25.
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