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Ivory Towers

701 Avenida de las Americas Houston, TX 77010
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Overview
  • Dates: February 6, 2021 - September 6, 2021
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Partnership Tower Level 1 Lobby - Building Entrance, 701
  • Address: 701 Avenida de las Americas
  • Price: Free
  • Admission: Free
  • Area of Town: Downtown
  • Free Admission: Yes

Ronald Llewellyn Jones [link: https://ronaldljones.com/] will create a site-specific sculptural installation that will redefine the space through which visitors and team members typically travel when entering and exiting the building. Jones’s airy string assemblages playfully investigate architectural influences and reinvent everyday spaces into unexpected encounters.

Jones will work throughout the month of February in the Partnership Tower Building Entrance Lobby space. Visitors may safely observe his working on site and the progress of the installation from the exterior windows that line the entry to building on ADLA. The building entrance is currently closed for health and safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dates for working on site: February 5 - 28, 2021, 8AM - 6PM. Note: The artist's schedule may vary, and he may not be on site at during these times. 

 

Exhibition Location:

Partnership Tower Level 1 Lobby - Building Entrance, 701

Avenida de las Americas, 77010

Ronald Llewellyn Jones is an interdisciplinary artist based in Houston, Texas. Jones’ artwork explores barriers between artists and audiences, as well as individuals and their communities by challenging their respective perceptions as it relates to access and agency within normative societal structures. In addition to numerous installations in public spaces throughout Houston, Jones’ work has been included in exhibitions at Foltz Fine Art, Art League Houston, Fatland Gallery, Space HL, Hardy and Nance Studios, and BOX 13 ArtSpace.

The sculpture is created from knotted yarns adhered to strategic points on the walls, ceiling and floor. Measures will be taken to ensure that all surfaces will remain clean and unharmed. The installation will allow for safe ingress and egress, as well as ensure that all pathways through the sculpture remain in compliance with ADA regulations.

Ronald Llewellyn Jones is an interdisciplinary artist based in Houston, Texas. Jones’ artwork explores barriers between artists and audiences, as well as individuals and their communities by challenging their respective perceptions as it relates to access and agency within normative societal structures. In addition to numerous installations in public spaces throughout Houston, Jones’ work has been included in exhibitions at Foltz Fine Art, Art League Houston, Fatland Gallery, Space HL, Hardy and Nance Studios, and BOX 13 ArtSpace.

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