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Inside the MFAH

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

  • Mueck - A Girl installation photo by Tom DuBrock
    Take Mom to See “Ron Mueck” This Mother’s Day May 4, 2017

    Several of Ron Mueck’s sculptures on view now are dedicated to the topic of motherhood. Perfect for a Mother’s Day visit? We think so!

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    Handling “Ron Mueck”: An Interview with Chief Preparator Dale Benson March 24, 2017
    The sculptures in the exhibition Ron Mueck may look like real people, but they didn’t walk into the Museum’s galleries off the street. Just ask Dale Benson, the Museum’s chief preparator—or art handler—whose job was to help orchestrate the placement of the 13 works of art in the galleries. We chatted about what it was like to install the show, which, as Benson put it, is “all about scale.” How …
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    Introducing Ron Mueck February 22, 2017
    Artist Ron Mueck (born 1958 in Melbourne, Australia) draws upon memories, reveries, and everyday experience as he portrays his subjects with extraordinary compassion. Evolution of a SculptorAfter working as a model-maker in film and television in the United States and London, Mueck shifted his focus to the fine arts in the mid-1990s; among his first sculptures was a figure of the young …