Yue Nakayama: 2017-2016-2015, at the Matchbox Gallery
Nakayama tries to understand the individual’s role in a politically absurd world with humor and surrealism.
Above: A visitor looks on at the work of Houston-based video and performance artist Yue Nakayama during her Sunday opening at Matchbox Gallery. Nakayama tries to understand the individual’s role in a politically absurd world with humor and surrealism. The gallery is avalable for viewing from 3 to 6 p.m. daily.
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