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  1. 14 Nov
    Thu / 2013
    One 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.

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  2. 04 Oct
    Fri / 2013
    Artist 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.

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  3. 29 Aug
    Thu / 2013
    On his way to work, MFAH photographer Will Michels noticed that a bronze sculpture depicting Christopher Columbus had been tagged in several places with silver paint. The sculpture, which stands in Bell Park in the Museum District, was paid for by Houston's Italian-American community. The graffiti appeared in several places . . .

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  4. 09 Aug
    Fri / 2013
    The Museum’s own Russ Lane, lead preparator for "James Turrell: The Light Inside," talks about the unique requirements of this exhibition and a shared interest in flying.

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  5. 03 Jul
    Wed / 2013
    It’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

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