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The MFA Houston Selects Three Architecture Firms to Submit Design Proposals...

HOUSTON, TX.- Cornelia Long, chair of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, announced at yesterday’s annual meeting of the board that the MFAH has selected three architecture firms—Morphosis, Snøhetta and Steven Holl Arc...

Houston Fine Art Fair Announces Preliminary Galleries for Inaugural Fair

HOUSTON, TX.- The prestigious starting line-up of galleries participating in the inaugural Houston Fine Art Fair, Sept. 15 – 18, 2011, was announced at a cocktail reception yesterday at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Over 150 art patrons, colle...

Ancestors of the Lake: Art of Lake Sentani and Humboldt Bay,...

HOUSTON, TX.- European navigators began traveling to coastal areas of New Guinea in the sixteenth century, but it was not until 1858 that the Dutch Etna Expedition reached Humboldt Bay and Lake Sentani (in the present-day Indonesian province of Papua, ...

Rare and Rarely Exhibited Examples of Ancient Arctic Art at The...

HOUSTON, TX.- Powerful forces combine in Upside Down: Arctic Realities, an exhibition and museum-going experience opened at the Menil on April 15. Rare and rarely exhibited examples of ancient Arctic art – many collected by the renowned anthropolo...

Exhibition in Houston Explores the Five Senses Through Works by Masters

HOUSTON, TX- Picturing the Senses in European Art, organized by the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation, explores artists’ interest in evoking the five senses through both allegorical and realistic associations. The exhibition of 16th-, 17th- and 18...

artMRKT Hamptons to Debut July 14-17, 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y.- artMRKT, a newly formed Brooklyn-based organizer of art fairs, has announced the debut of artMRKT Hamptons, a new fair to be held Thursday, July 14 through Sunday, July 17, 2011, on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Historical Society in...

Antiquity Revived: Neoclassical Art in the Eighteenth Century at the MFA...

HOUSTON, TX.- At the end of the 18th century, fresh archeological finds in Herculaneum and Pompeii inspired artists, intellectuals, and the public all over Europe to be newly fascinated with antiquities. “Neoclassicism” is the term given to t...

America’s Third Largest Art Market Announces the First Houston Fine Art...

HOUSTON, TX.- Houston, America's third largest art market, will be home to the first annual Houston Fine Art Fair September 15 – 18, 2011. Approximately 80+ international, national and Texas galleries will all be available under one roof, inside t...

America’s Third Largest Art Market Announces the First Houston Fine Art...

HOUSTON, TX.- Houston, America's third largest art market, will be home to the first annual Houston Fine Art Fair September 15 – 18, 2011. Approximately 80+ international, national and Texas galleries will all be available under one roof, inside t...

MFA Houston Presents First Retrospective of Venezuelan Artist Carlos Cruz-Diez

HOUSTON, TX.- For more than five decades Carlos Cruz-Diez (b. 1923) has intensively experimented with the origins and optics of color. His wide-ranging body of work includes unconventional color structures, light environments, street interventions, arc...

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