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  1. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Continues Collection Series with “Statements: African American Art from the Museum’s Collection”

    Jan 20, 2016 - Other more subjective examples in this section reflect both urban and rural experience, including works by Roy DeCarava, Earlie Hudnall, Jean Lacy, Thornton Dial, Sr., and Lonnie Holley among others. Statements presents three interwoven themes and segments, starting with the generation of artists who came of age between the 1930s and 1960s, including William Edmondson, John Biggers, Carroll Harris Simms, Art Smith, Roy DeCarava

  2. Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

    Among the many other artists featured are Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett, Roy DeCarava, David Hammons, Lorraine O’Grady, and Faith Ringgold.

  3. The MFAH is the final venue for the acclaimed “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power”

    Feb 10, 2020 - Building, designed by Rafael Moneo and opened in 2000; the Caroline Wiess Law Building, originally designed by William Ward Watkin, with extensions by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe completed in 1958 and 1974; the Lillie and Hugh Roy Black LightRoy DeCarava was one of the first Black photographers to establish a successful career as an independent artist rather than as a photojournalist or studio portraitist. DeCarava photographed leaders associated with the Civil Rights movement, but he was equally drawn to jazz musicians and everyday people in New York City’s traditionally Black neighborhoods of Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant.

  4. New Formations: Czech Avant-Garde Art and Modern Glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection

    New Formations: Czech Avant-Garde Art and Modern Glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection presents works of art hidden from the public during the Cold War. Shedding light on a little-known chapter of 20th-century art, the exhibition features more than 150 Czech avant-garde works collected by Houston philanthropists Roy and Mary Cullen.

  5. “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power” to Open at MFAH with New Section on Houston Artists and Roster of Online Programs

    Jun 24, 2020 - Building, designed by Rafael Moneo and opened in 2000; the Caroline Wiess Law Building, originally designed by William Ward Watkin, with extensions by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe completed in 1958 and 1974; the Lillie and Hugh Roy   • Black LightRoy DeCarava was one of the first Black photographers to establish a successful career as an independent artist rather than as a photojournalist or studio portraitist. DeCarava photographed leaders associated with the Civil Rights movement, but he was equally drawn to jazz musicians and everyday people in New York City’s traditionally Black neighborhoods of Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant.

  6. Challenge the Monotony! See This Film

    Aug 4, 2015 - Roy Andersson • Venice Winner Andersson (born 1943) has directed more than 400 commercials, but he has made only five feature films in the last five decades. A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence • Vienna Connection The title of the latest release by Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson is adapted from Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s 16th-century painting Hunters in the Snow,

  7. Cullen Sculpture Garden

    A tranquil oasis of art and nature, the Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden showcases masterworks of 20th- and 21st-century sculpture by artists including Louise Bourgeois, Pietro Consagra, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Auguste

  8. The Age of Kusama: Pop Art and Minimalism

    Among the American, European, and Japanese artists featured are Christo, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, James Rosenquist, Frank Stella, and Tadanori Yokoo.

  9. Selections from the Museum’s Collection: Post-War Painting and Sculpture

    The exhibition opens with signature examples by the leading figures of Pop Art, including Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, and James Rosenquist.

  10. The Marzio Years: Transforming the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1982–2010

    Marzio ushered the Museum into a remarkable era of growth, with the expansion of the permanent collection from 14,000 to 62,000 works of art; the development of the Isamu Noguchi–designed Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden