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  • Buckingham- Celeritas
    December 12, 2011 - Matthew Buckingham “Where Will We Live?”
    New York-Based Artist Matthew Buckingham Shows at Glassell School of Art Beginning December 16 Lecture Thursday, December 15 and Opening Reception Friday, December 16 Houston—November 2011—New York-based artist Mathew Buckingham’s extraordinary, conceptually driven work has never before been presented in Houston and will debut in a Core Exhibition Program exhibition at the Glassell School of Art …
  • Romney- Emma Hart as “The Spinstress”
    December 9, 2011 - Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London
    Four-Venue National Tour Begins June 3, 2012, at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Houston—June 2012—On June 3, 2012, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will debut the exhibition Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London, whose four-venue national tour was announced by the American Federation of Arts in New York. An exhibition of 48 masterpieces, this will be the first …
  • Misrach Desert Fire 249
    May 9, 2011 - Beauty, Humor and Social Justice: Gifts from Joan Morgenstern
    MFAH Presents Beauty, Humor and Social Justice: Gifts from Joan Morgenstern May 22-August 21, 2011 Exhibition of 52 Photographs Showcases Collector Morgenstern’s Gifts to the MFAH Over 25 Years Houston—May 2011—The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), presents Beauty, Humor and Social Justice: Gifts from Joan Morgenstern, opening Sunday, May 22, 2011, in the Cameron Gallery of the Audrey Jones Beck …
  • Titian Exhibitions 3
    March 11, 2011 - Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting
    Masterworks of the Venetian Renaissance Presented at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in May 2011 Exceptional exhibition with the National Galleries of Scotland brings two of Titian’s greatest paintings to the U.S. public; 25 works in total showcase the genius and splendor of Renaissance Venice  Houston—February 2011—Beginning May 22, 2011, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in conjunction with the …
  • LeDray Exhibitions 2
    February 9, 2011 - CHARLES LEDRAY: workworkworkworkwork
    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, to Present CHARLES LEDRAY: workworkworkworkwork May 15–September 11, 2011 MFAH is final venue for nationally acclaimed exhibition Houston—February 2011The New York-based artist Charles LeDray, known for his diminutive yet powerfully resonant objects made of fabric, clay, and bone, is the subject of a major mid-career survey at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. …
  • Cruz-Diez Chromosaturation
    October 7, 2010 - Carlos Cruz-Diez: Color in Space and Time
    MFA Houston Presents First Large-Scale Retrospective of Franco-Venezuelan Artist Carlos Cruz-Diez in February 2011 Carlos Cruz-Diez: Color in Space and Time features more than 150 works from the artist’s wide-ranging career, culled from the Cruz-Diez Foundation collection at the MFAH, and major private and public collections around the world Houston—December 2010. For more than five decades Carlos …
  • H Newton Exhibitions 3
    October 5, 2010 - Helmut Newton: White Women • Sleepless Nights • Big Nudes
    First Large-Scale U.S. Exhibition of Helmut Newton’s Work Premieres at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, July 2011 Exhibition Presents 205 Images from Artist’s First Three Groundbreaking Books, Some as Life-size Prints Houston—December 15, 2010—The first large-scale U.S. exhibition of Helmut Newton’s work premieres at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston on July 3. Helmut Newton: White Women • Sleepless …