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Inside the MFAH

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

  • Beck Galleries | 2020 installation
    The Beck Collection: A Virtual Tour of the Galleries August 3, 2020

    Tour the newly reinstalled galleries of the Museum’s renowned John A. & Audrey Jones Beck Collection with curators Helga Aurisch and Ann Dumas.

    The “Confident Exuberance” of Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood November 2, 2018

    Curator Alison de Lima Greene discusses Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood, an exhibition that takes a fresh look at the common ground between two pioneering American artists.

  • Rothko Painting
    What is Abstract Expressionism? September 30, 2015
    “Abstract Expressionism” refers to the art movement that flourished in New York in the 1940s and 1950s. Its leading figures included Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, and Jackson Pollock. Few artists in this loosely affiliated circle of painters, however, considered themselves “Abstract Expressionists,” “Action Painters,” or a “New York School”—terms …