Inside the MFAH Posts tagged #video
“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
A New Type of Royal Portrait: Queen Victoria & Photography October 3, 2018
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol illustrates how Britain’s kings and queens were memorialized in art. One monarch, especially, set a new precedent for how royals were depicted: Queen Victoria (1819–1901).
Colors of the Season: The Turbans of “Peacock in the Desert” August 1, 2018
Turbans have a long, significant history in Jodhpur, with meaningful colors that reflect the season, moods, and more.
One of the most spectacular highlights of Peacock in the Desert is the Lal Dera, or Red Tent—an intricate imperial tent from the era of the Mughal Empire.
Brides brought their culture to the princely kingdom of Marwar-Jodhpur for centuries. Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India shows the spectacle and splendor of the tradition of wedding processions.
What to See & Do during Latin Wave 13 April 16, 2018
MFAH Films curator Marian Luntz shares tips on making the most of Latin Wave 13, the Museum’s biggest film festival of the year. (Hint: Special guests!)
Home Taken Away: Camilo Ontiveros & “Temporary Storage” January 12, 2018
What does “home” look like when it is not a certainty? Read more, and watch a video overview of Camilo Ontiveros’s “Temporary Storage.”
Separation from Home: Pepón Osorio & “Badge of Honor” January 5, 2018
For many, the idea of a perfect home is far from reality. An installation in HOME—So Different, So Appealing examines what “home” is like for a family separated by a father’s incarceration. Features a video overview of Badge of Honor.
Happy New Year! Inspiration in 2018 and Beyond January 2, 2018
In a special year-end video, MFAH staff members share memories of 2017, and their own histories with the Museum, Bayou Bend, Rienzi, and Glassell School of Art.
Filling in the Details: Mondongo & “Polyptych of Buenos Aires” December 29, 2017
One of the artworks you might find yourself spending the most time studying in HOME—So Different, So Appealing is Polyptych of Buenos Aires by Mondongo. Watch a special video!