Recently Acquired Works of Art on View at the Menil Collection

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HOUSTON, TX.- Earth Paint Paper Wood celebrates the dynamism of the Menil, which continues to add important works of art to the permanent collection via purchase – and also by gift and bequest of Menil trustees and other friends of the museum, including artists. Growing the extraordinary collection – and presenting it to the public – is a key part of the museum’s mission. While some of these newly acquired works have been included in exhibitions in recent years, many will be shown for the first time in Earth Paint Paper Wood, which opens to the public on August 27 and remains on view through November 28. Nearly 60 works will attest to the myriad ways in which the museum continues to build upon the legacy – and collection – of its founders,