“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Posts by Sarah Schultz
09 AprTue / 2013In several of the paintings in "Picasso Black and White," Pablo Picasso characteristically leaves visible traces of earlier sketches on his canvas. The visible underdrawing and erasures are known as "pentimenti."
18 FebMon / 2013Visit the MFAH beginning February 24 to see the tapestry version of Pablo Picasso’s renowned Guernica painting. The tapestry is part of the exhibition "Picasso Black and White" . . .
08 JanTue / 2013"Woman with Outstretched Arms" has a special place in Picasso’s career. As a child, he cut figures and animals from paper for to entertain his younger sisters, and cut paper played a major role in his development of Cubist collage. Decades later, he returned to making cutouts once again, and in the early 1950s he began to translate his paper maquettes into small cut-and-folded sheet metal figures.
09 NovFri / 2012If you haven’t already seen "There is no archive in which nothing gets lost," hurry! Head over to the Glassell School of Art before the show closes on November 25. Sally Frater, the curator and a critical studies Core resident, selected works that are fresh, so to speak—made within the past decade. . . .