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Stunning Memorial Mansion Serves as the Perfect Setting for This Art Power Party

BY // 12.06.16
photography Lizette Belen Soto

What: Opening Night for Gary Lang‘s “WanderWonder” and Jeff Shore / Jon Fisher‘s “Clockwork,” which is on view through Dec. 22.

Where: McClain Gallery

PC Moment: After cocktails and exhibition viewing at the gallery, the art-savvy crowd adjourned to collectors Kellie and Jeff Hepper‘s Memorial mansion, where French antiques cozy up to cutting-edge contemporary including works by Alex Katz, Doanld Moffett, John Wesley, Yayoi Kusama, and the aforementioned headliner, Gary Lang.

Who: Founder Robert McClain; gallerists Erin Dorn, Sharon Graham, and Anna Farrow; featured artists painter of epic mandala-like abstractions Gary Lang, in from California, and Texas-based collaborators of witty sight + sound machines Jeff Shore and Jon Fisher; the art elite including MFAH curator Alison de Lima Greene, Houston Airport System’s Tommy Gregory, and Dennis Nance with the Galveston Arts Center; top collectors Jereann Chaney, Minnette Robinson, Dorene and Frank Herzog, and Brad Bucher; and design-minded Michael Landrum, Pepper Paratore, and Garrett Hunter.

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