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Dallas Museum of Art and the Menil Collection Announce Joint Acquisition...

DALLAS, TX.- The Dallas Museum of Art and the Menil Collection in Houston announced today the joint acquisition of a major sculpture by the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, one of the most significant and provocative artists to emerge since the 1990s....

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...

Civil Rights-Era Photographs from Edmund Carpenter and Adelaide de Menil

HOUSTON, TX.- The Menil Collection presents The Whole World Was Watching, a selection of works from an extraordinary gift of more than 200 Civil Rights-era photographs from Edmund Carpenter and Adelaide de Menil. The exhibition will be on view for near...

Exhibition of Rarely-Seen Drawings Explore Noted Sculptor, Tony Smith’s Early Work...

HOUSTON, TX.- On view at the Menil Collection from December 17, 2010 through April 3, 2011, Tony Smith: Drawings brings together a group of rarely-exhibited works on paper by the American artist best known for monumental geometric sculptures in steel a...

Exhibition of Rarely-Seen Drawings Explore Noted Sculptor, Tony Smith’s Early Work...

HOUSTON, TX.- On view at the Menil Collection from December 17, 2010 through April 3, 2011, Tony Smith: Drawings brings together a group of rarely-exhibited works on paper by the American artist best known for monumental geometric sculptures in steel a...

Vija Celmins: Television and Disaster, 1964-66 on View at the Menil...

HOUSTON, TX.- Throughout much of her career, Vija Celmins has been known for her captivating paintings and drawings of starry night skies, fragile spider webs, and barren desert floors – quiet, expansive worlds meticulously executed in gradations ...

Vija Celmins: Television and Disaster, 1964-66 on View at the Menil...

HOUSTON, TX.- Throughout much of her career, Vija Celmins has been known for her captivating paintings and drawings of starry night skies, fragile spider webs, and barren desert floors – quiet, expansive worlds meticulously executed in gradations ...

David McGee’s Ready Made Africans on View at the Menil Collection

HOUSTON, TX.- Ready Made Africans, a 2006 portfolio of lithographs by Houston-based artist David McGee (b. 1962), is now on view in the Menil Collection’s Surrealism galleries. Produced by the artist at San Antonio’s Hare and Hound Press, the...

Christie’s New York to Sell a Seminal Pop Art Masterpiece by...

NEW YORK, NY.- This Autumn is the Season for Andy Warhol, thanks to an extraordinary selection of his key works. Christie’s New York leads this group with the sale of Andy Warhol’s hand-painted masterpiece, Big Campbell's Soup Can with Can Op...

First Solo Museum Show Devoted to Kurt Schwitters Since 1985 Opens...

HOUSTON, TX.- The new Menil exhibition, KURT SCHWITTERS: Color and Collage, examines one of the 20th century’s most enduring figures of the international avant‐garde. Schwitters (1887‐1948) worked at the edges of Germany’s revolut...

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