Conversations with the Director
Conversations with the Director: Gary Tinterow Speaks with William Middleton, Author of the New Biography of Houston Collectors Dominique and John de Menil
In the ongoing “Conversations with the Director” series, Gary Tinterow, director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, engages an eclectic roster of guests in one-on-one conversations about the arts.
This evening, author William Middleton joins Tinterow for a discussion about Double Vision: The Unerring Eye of Art World Avatars Dominique and John de Menil, Middleton’s new biography of celebrated collectors Dominique and John de Menil. The conversation highlights the couple’s decades-long involvement with the MFAH.
Middleton is a journalist and editor who has worked in New York and Paris. He has been the fashion features director for Harper's Bazaar and the Paris bureau chief for Fairchild Publications, overseeing W Magazine and Women’s Wear Daily. He has written for the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, Vogue, House & Garden, Esquire, Texas Monthly, Travel & Leisure, Departures, and the International Herald Tribune.
A book signing and reception follow the program, at 7:30 p.m. Copies of Double Vision are on sale before and after the talk. A small number of signed copies are going to be available in the MFA Shop: Call 713.639.7360 to reserve yours!
$25 MFAH Members
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