On the Block: Important Texas Art

Glasstire Auction

Catherine D. Anspon
October 21, 2013

Fall’s most significant collecting opportunity isn’t an art fair. Enter the second annual Glasstire Auction, benefitting this award-winning Texas-founded Web site, considered one of the best arts blogs in America. PaperCity is media sponsor for the big event Wednesday, November 6, 6:30 pm, at Carol Piper Rugs, chaired by Leslie and Mark Hull and Karen and Harry Susman, with the Art Guys as auctioneers. Three statewide experts curate the artwork selection: Kim Davenport, Rice Gallery; Fairfax Dorn, Ballroom Marfa; and Jeremy Strick, Nasher Sculpture Center. Offerings include 16 works by senior masters as well as up-and-comers. Confirmed at press time: Mel Chin, Kelly O’Connor, Mike Osborne, Emily Peacock, Ludwig Schwarz and Barry Stone. Pick up a catalog at the Preview Tuesday, October 8, 6:30 pm, at Carol Piper Rugs. glasstireauction.com.