Leaps into the Void: Documents of Nouveau Realist...
March 20 - August 8, 2010
1515 Sul Ross, Houston, TX 77006
Drawn from the Menil’s archives and permanent collection, Leaps into the Void: Documents of Nouveau Realist Performance is conceived and organized by Associate Curator Michelle White. Almost 40 works by artists associated Nouveau Réalisme including film, photographs, painting, collage, and other media are highlighted in this exhibition that is in conjunction with the FotoFest Biennial. Works by Niki de Saint Phalle, Jean Tinguely, Martial Raysse, Christo, Mimmo Rotella, and Arman are presented as well Yves Klein’s Leap into the Void which marks the lasting influence of Nouveau Réalisme.