Inside the MFAH Posts tagged #bestowing-beauty

“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

  • Iran, Mirror Case, mid-19th century, watercolor, gold-colored pigments, metallic particles, and lacquer on pasteboard
    Love, Longing & Desire in “Bestowing Beauty” February 2, 2018

    Love is one of the most celebrated subjects in art. The universal desire for the deepest form of human connection also finds expression in the Persian art and literature highlighted in Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands.

  • Agha Mirak - Book Binding
    Happy Thanksgiving! Curatorial Picks for the Holiday November 17, 2017

    We celebrate Thanksgiving as an American holiday, but cultures across time have honored the harvest, the season, family, and, of course, tasty food.