Charles Ledray’s Diminutive Yet Powerfully Resonant Objects at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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HOUSTON, TX.- The 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. The exhibition is on view from May 15 through September 11, 2011. Organized by Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art, the exhibition traveled to the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York and will conclude its national tour in Houston. With approximately 50 sculptures and installations spanning the past 25 years, CHARLES LEDRAY: workworkworkworkwork traces the themes of community and identity that have animated the artist’s career to date. In these meticulously assembled works, LeDray revives manual traditions of exquisite craftsmanship. His sculptures range from re-creations of stuffed