“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Posts by Kerry Ingram
23 AprWed / 2014This summer, the Museum’s Cullinan Hall is teeming with 24,000 hand-painted PVC strands, each two stories high, filling 2,600 square feet of gallery space. And you are invited to walk right into them. Not sure what to expect when you enter the Museum and see the Houston Penetrable, a monumental installation eight years in the making? Here’s a quick rundown. What is the Houston Penetrable? The completed installation consists of thousands of strands suspended from a grid...
14 NovThu / 2013One of the centerpieces of "American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World" is "Watson and the Shark," the sensational painting that earned artist John Singleton Copley (1738–1815) election to the Royal Academy of Art in London.
04 OctFri / 2013Artist and Glassell Junior School instructor Seth Mittag created this reel of stop-motion videos made by his classes over the years. I sat down with Seth to get some background on these sometimes-dark, often-funny videos and his students, who range in age from 8 to 18.
03 JulWed / 2013It’s easy to make an entire day of enjoying Turrell’s work here in Houston, whether you’re a visitor or a Houstonian who has never gotten around to all these (free) sights