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2014 Core Exhibition
March 14–April 20, 2014

The 2014 Core Exhibition features work by artists in residence Julia Brown, Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, Anna Elise Johnson, Senalka McDonald, Harold Mendez, Madsen Minax, and Ronny Quevedo. Core critics in residence Patrik Haggren and Hanna Yoo contribute essays based on their independent research to the Core 2014 Yearbook, which is published in conjunction with the exhibition.

Related Events

Film Presentation
"Glimmers and Limbo" | Work by Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, Madsen Minax, and Julia Brown
Saturday, April 19, 7 p.m.
Freed Auditorium, Glassell School of Art, 5101 Montrose Boulevard

Curatorial Project by Hanna Yoo
• "Adding a Beat" | Site-specific sound installation by Lina Dib
April 4–May 2
Hirsch Library, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
• Performances
Friday, April 4 & Friday, April 11, 5:30 p.m. each day
Hirsch Library, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

From Here to Afternoon
September 6–November 24, 2013

From Here to Afternoon starts from the photographic motion studies that scientific managers Lillian and Frank Gilbreth conducted in the 1910s and 1920s. Following the Gilbreths' method of visualizing movement, From Here to Afternoon explores the shared aspects of art and profane techniques, procedures, and practices. Works by Alice Creischer & Andreas Siekmann, Arseniy Zhilyaev, Elke Marhöfer & Mikhail Lylov, Liz Magic Laser, Patrik Haggren, and Romana Schmalisch situate movement and experience in historical and local contexts.



All lectures are free and open to the public. They take place in Freed Auditorium at the Glassell Studio School.

November 7, 2013, 7 p.m.
“Revisiting Poetics
Gregg Bordowitz
Artist and critic, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

November 14, 2013, 7 p.m.
“Being an Artist: Theory in the First Person”
Michael Corris
Artist and critic, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University

April 24, 2014, 7 p.m.
“Contemporary Art and the Politics of Ecology: Documenta 13”
T. J. Demos
Reader of modern and contemporary art, University College, London

April 26, 2014, 2 p.m.
Paul Pfeiffer

May 1, 2014, 7 p.m.
Cuauhtémoc Medina
Chief curator, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (UNAM), Mexico

May 15, 2014, 7 p.m.
“The Beach beneath the Street: On the Situationist International”
McKenzie Wark
Professor of liberal studies, the New School for Social Research, New York


The Core Program at the Glassell School of Art receives generous funding from The Joseph and Sylvia Slifka Foundation and The National Endowment for the Arts.

2013–2014 Core fellowships have been underwritten by The Dickson-Allen Foundation; Joan and Stanford Alexander; Leslie and Brad Bucher; The Francis L. Lederer Foundation; Meredith Long; McClain Gallery; The Powell Foundation; Tribute Goods, Karen Pulaski; The Arch and Stella Rowan Foundation, Inc.; Sean Rudolph and Brad Blume; and the Scurlock Foundation.