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  1. 15 Dec
    Tue / 2015
    Does this image look familiar?

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  2. 09 Dec
    Wed / 2015
    You’ll see shepherds throughout the exhibition Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael (1566–1638) because pastoral imagery—that is, depictions of shepherds and serene countrysides—was common in early-17th-century painting and literature. Joachim Wtewael’s shepherds, clean and idealized, carry the accoutrements of the pastoral life: a water-filled gourd, bagpipes, floppy hats, and a staff with a cupped end for tossing rocks to help herd the sheep. Some wear tops that bare a single shoulder,...

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  3. 04 Nov
    Wed / 2015
    The exhibition "Mark Rothko: A Retrospective" brought to Houston—its only U.S. venue—a visit from a top Rothko scholar who also happens to be the artist’s son.

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  4. 30 Sep
    Wed / 2015
    "Abstract Expressionism" refers to the art movement that flourished in New York in the 1940s and 1950s. Its leading figures included Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, and Jackson Pollock.

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  5. 04 Aug
    Tue / 2015
    Attention film fanatics and cinephiles! I invite you to join us for the Houston premiere of "A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence," screening at the Museum the weekend of August 14–16.

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