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Posts Tagged Sculpture, page 1

  1. 04 Mar
    Wed / 2015
    Houstonians don’t have to travel far or break the bank to have fun this Spring Break. Get out of the house and check out these six, free ways to enjoy the MFAH!

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  2. 26 Nov
    Wed / 2014
    Artist María Fernanda Cardoso visited Houston to work with the Museum’s conservation department on assembling her installation "Woven Water: Submarine Landscape" in preparation for an exhibition of Latin American art scheduled to open here in 2015.

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  3. 24 Aug
    Sun / 2014
    What does it take to install a 36-foot-tall, 2-ton sculpture of a cast-bronze tree in the heart of the Houston Museum District? Our newly acquired "Albero folgorato (Lightning Tree)," by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, got a fittingly dramatic debut on the Museum’s South Lawn.

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  4. 01 Aug
    Fri / 2014
    Like medical students completing their residencies in a hospital, graduate conservation students are required to gain practical experience during their final year of training. My most recent project is a gelatin-silver photograph by American artist Walker Evans, who is best known for his images of the Great Depression.

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  5. 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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