Opening reception for the artist Friday, September 23, 6-8pm
Perhaps it's only fitting that an international treasure should turn up in Texas. "It's a little more up-market than the kind of thing I am normally attracted to," said Bill Davenport, the proprietor of Bill's Junk at 1125 E 11th St. in Houston. Lioness Attacking a Nubian, which had been missing from the Baghdad Museum since it was looted in 2003 is one of the famous Assyrian Ivories, discovered in 1952.
About Bill's Junk
Bill's Junk is an artist-curated exhibition space merging high art, low craft, nature and salvage, located near the intersection of Studewood and 11th Sts. in Houston Heights. Open Saturdays 12-5, by appointment at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 713 863-7112, or, if you're feeling lucky, just stop by and ring the doorbell!