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Roberto Matta, 26, from the series The Space of the Species, c. 1963, oil on canvas, the MFAH, gift of D. and J. de Menil. © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Spotlight on Modern and Contemporary Art

Saturday, Apr 13, 2013
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Beck Building
5601 Main Street Map & Directions

Motifs, meanings, and media are diverse in Modern and Contemporary American art. Enjoy a variety of painting, sculpture, photography, as well as decorative arts and design during this 45-minute gallery talk.

Education Programs receive generous funding from the Kinder Foundation; the Institute of Museum and Library Services; ExxonMobil; the Favrot Fund; Michael C. Linn in memory of his mother Patricia G. Linn; the National Museum of Korea; Mrs. Evelyn Houstoun Chew; The Hamill Foundation; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Susanne M. and Melbern G. Glasscock; The Boeing Company; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Mr. William J. Hill; An Anonymous Donor; Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; JPMorgan Chase Foundation; the Sterling-Turner Foundation; and The Susan Vaughan Foundation.