Monthly Archives: February 2013

"The Wait of the World"

Uncommon Objects owner, Steve Wiman, is having the opening reception to his show, “The Wait of the World”, today at McMurtrey Gallery in Houston, TX. The reception begins at 6pm, with the show running from February 16 – March 16. Below is a short write up, via the gallery, along with a few selected pieces that will be present at the show. You can contact the McMurtrey Gallery at info@mcmurtreygallery.com or 713-523-8238 for more information.

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“Steve Wiman, the owner of Uncommon Objects in the popular South Congress district of Austin, Texas has come into his own as an installation artist and sculptor utilizing found objects. Wiman spent a day in the micro space to create his whimsical installation inspired by a core belief: “My antique business, my art-making, and my life are bound together by a common goal- find beauty where you can and make the most of it.”

Till next time!

Le Petit Phantom
February 2013

A Valentine for you

Whether you’re a happily married couple, in the throes of a new romance, or a single lady (or gent), we want to wish you a very happy Valentine’s Day!

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Like all holidays, Valentine’s Day is loaded with imagery. While most folks may think of roses, hearts, and cupids, the most important thing is the sentiment. Don’t be afraid to think outside the (candy) box when looking for that perfect something for your sweetie, or yourself!

Also of note, our beloved shop owner, Steve Wiman, will be presenting his show, “The Wait of the World”, at the McMurtrey Gallery in Houston, TX. The show will run February 16 – March 16, with the opening reception starting at 6pm. Please contact the gallery at info@mcmurtreygallery.com or 713-523-8238 for more information.

Till next time!

Le Petit Phantom
February 2013

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