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Pieter Claesz., Still Life with a Basket of Grapes, c. 1625, oil on wood, the Edward and Sally Speelman Collection.
 

Lunch + Look “Delicious Art”

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Beck Building
5601 Main Street Map & Directions

Food has always been an immediate and readily available subject that artists could use to show off their technical skills and to share other cultural, familial, and religious symbolism. This delicious tour of artworks in the MFAH collections is sure to whet your appetite!

Esta charla en español: “Arte Delicioso”

Shell Free Thursdays are supported by a grant from the Shell Oil Company Foundation.

Education programs receive generous funding from the Kinder Foundation; the Institute of Museum and Library Services; ExxonMobil; the Favrot Fund; Occidental Petroleum Corporation; the National Museum of Korea; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Susanne M. and Melbern G. Glasscock; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; The Americana Foundation; An Anonymous Donor; Mr. William J. Hill; Cameron International Corporation; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; the Sterling-Turner Foundation; and The Susan Vaughan Foundation.