Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric, and Kinetic Art from the Latin American Art Collection September 15, 2012–January 6, 2013
Over the last decade, the MFAH has developed one of the strongest collections of Abstract Constructive art from Latin America. This exhibition, drawn from the museum's Latin American art collection, highlights several key avant-garde movements engaged in the production of Concrete, Geometric, and Kinetic art. The presentation outlines the different paths taken by pioneers such as Lygia Clark, Leon Ferrari, Gego, Hélio Oiticica, and Joaquín Torres-Garcia.
Constructed Dialogues brings together recent MFAH acquisitions, works from the Adolpho Leirner Collection of Brazilian Constructive Art, and selections from the museum’s extensive Gego holdings. The exhibition contextualizes key aspects of the MFAH collection and reveals the correspondences between several different artistic projects of the 20th century.
This exhibition is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Generous funding is provided by: