For a New World to Come
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
March 7 - July 12, 2015
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
March 7 - July 12, 2015
6–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/05/18/shane-allbritton-peter-bernick-allbritton-hazy-yet-vivid/ 22-05-2015 06:00:00 PM 22-05-2015 08:00:00 PM 11 Shane Allbritton & Peter Bernick-Allbritton: Hazy Yet Vivid Shane Allbritton & Peter Bernick-Allbritton: Hazy Yet Vivid 6–8 pm 2101 Winter Street, Suite B11, Houston, TX 77007 Fresh Arts
6–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/05/18/jeffrey-cortland-jones-up-down-turn-around/ 22-05-2015 06:00:00 PM 22-05-2015 08:00:00 PM 11 Jeffrey Cortland Jones: Up, Down, Turn Around Jeffrey Cortland Jones: Up, Down, Turn Around 6–8 pm 7026 Old Katy Road, suite 253, Houston, TX 77024 Gray Contemporary
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH
2–3 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/05/19/reading-richard-hell/ 23-05-2015 02:00:00 PM 23-05-2015 03:00:00 PM 11 Reading: Richard Hell Reading: Richard Hell 2–3 pm 5216 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006 Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH
Capitol Street Gallery
6–11 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/05/18/as-though/ 23-05-2015 06:00:00 PM 23-05-2015 11:00:00 PM 11 As Though As Though 6–11 pm 6701 Capitol Street, Houston, Texas 77011 Capitol Street Gallery
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
5:30–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/05/05/course-of-action-50-years-of-jewelry-and-enamel-at-the-glassell/ 29-05-2015 05:30:00 PM 29-05-2015 08:00:00 PM 11 Course of Action: 50 Years of Jewelry and Enamel at the Glassell Course of Action: 50 Years of Jewelry and Enamel at the Glassell 5:30–8 pm 4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
7–8:30 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/05/03/in-dreams-visions/ 03-06-2015 07:00:00 PM 03-06-2015 08:30:00 PM 11 In Dreams, Visions In Dreams, Visions 7–8:30 pm 5200 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006 Jung Center
8–9:45 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2015/03/24/painters-painting/ 03-06-2015 08:00:00 PM 03-06-2015 09:45:00 PM 11 Painters Painting Painters Painting 8–9:45 pm 1409 Sul Ross Street, Houston, TX 77006 Rothko Chapel
April 10 through May 22, 2015
Two exhibitions: Darren Waterston's Pavo is a series of 36 new works on paper referencing both the opulence and decay of James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room, while Yuko Murata’s bohemians is a group of new paintings featuring swans in dreamy, ethereal landscapes.
April 16 through May 22, 2015
A group exhibition in the vast Williams Tower lobby gallery space, featuring recent work by the Art Guys, Harvey Bott, Terrell James, Beth Secor, Patrick Renner, Tara Conley, Kelli Vance, Kristen Cliburn, Lisa Qualls, Ryder Richards, Michael Macedo Meazell, Mark Harold Ponder, Steve Murphy, Juan Aaron Castillo, Mike Hollis, Michel Muylle, Bob Russell, Journey Through (Heath Brodie), Emily Peacock, and Abigail McLaurin.
Last Chance - April 10 through May 23, 2015
An exhibition of art objects by Eric Zimmerman questioning the artifacts, evidence, and symbols we use to construct knowledge. The show’s title references a section of Don DeLillo’s novel Underworld about the byproducts of history and the figures who occupy it.
Last Chance - May 1 through 23, 2015
A group exhibition featuring photography, painting, sculpture, and drawing by regional and international depicting environments and objects associated with summertime. Featured artists include artists William Cannings, James Zamora, Lana Waldrep-Appl, Kristen Martincic, Daniela Edburg, and Celan Bouillet.
Last Chance - April 18 through May 24, 2015
A site-specific installation by Romanian-born, Houston-based artist Adela Andea-a unique sensory experience created with various light sources, plastic elements, electrical components, and re-purposed technology.
Last Chance - May 2 through 28, 2015
An exhibition of graphite drawings and large-scale installations by Texas artist Marshall Harris.
April 14 through May 30, 2015
An exhibition of work by Argentina artist Marie Orensanz, including the artist's installation of 20 white opaline bells and a suite of mixed media works on paper from the 1970s and several marble sculptures from the 1980s.
May 2 through 30, 2015
An exhibition of work by Houston artist Leamon Green exploring identity issues by setting characters among cultural cues from various patterns (derived from textiles, wallpapers, quilts) and objects from African cultures (staffs, stools, masks).
April 2 through May 31, 2015
An exhibition featuring drawing, painting, sculpture and computer-generated imagery by a number of faculty artists from the College of Architecture.
May 2 through 31, 2015
Amber Eagle's most recent art car, Rosebud, and a series of artwork created in relation to that project.
January 17 through June 1, 2015
In conjunction with Mel Chin: Rematch, this group show pays homage to the activist work of the native Houston artist with works by Wayne Gilbert, Mike Hollis, Mary Jenewein (whose large drawing with collage is pictured), the collective Sin Huellas (Without a Trace), and street art by Empire I.N.S..
May 1 through June 1, 2015
An exhibition featuring paintings by artists Naz Kaya Erdal and Suat Orgun, reflecting their own unique styles as well as their shared home country, Turkey.
May 8 through June 13, 2015
An exhibition by Keliy Anderson-Staley addressing themes of inheritance, lineage, and family lore, and narrative potential of photography by re-staging the artist's search for a biological father she only knew through a single faded photograph she lost as a teenager.
May 8 through June 13, 2015
An exhibition of photography, sculpture, and video by Houston-based artist and filmmaker Stephanie Saint Sanchez honoring seven new patron saints created in response to present-day socio-political issues.
May 8 through June 13, 2015
An exhibition by San Antonio-based artist John Medina featuring a series of paintings that playfully explore notions of love and loss, inspired by a neighborhood ice-cream truck from his childhood.
January 31 through June 19, 2015
Artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller have created an audiovisual work inspired by “music of the spheres,” Pythagoras’s theory that celestial bodies move with their own harmonies. This year-long installation is the first in a series of site-specific works giving new life to the chapel space.
April 15 through June 19, 2015
An exhibition and series of performative events featuring San Francisco-based artist Sofia Cordova (AKA La Propheta), Houston-based artist Autumn Knight, and Kenyan artist Ibrahim Quraishi currently based between Amsterdam and Berlin. Presented as part of CounterCurrent 15.
May 8 through June 20, 2015
The 9th annual exhibition celebrating Texas painting features works by artists Randy Bacon, Mary Baxter, David Caton, Margie Crisp, Keith Davis, Charles Ford, Pat Gabriel, Billy Hassell, Lee Jamison, Rob Kendrick, Laura Lewis, William Montgomery, Noe Perez, Jeri Salter, and Debbie Stevens.
February 27 through June 21, 2015
A show of paintings and drawings by collaborating artists Jamal Cyrus and Walter Stanciell which use visual elements of Third Ward sign painting to remember, acknowledge, or disavow cultural figures and narratives.
March 28 through June 21, 2015
Project Row Houses’ Round 42 exhibitions are guest curated by former PRH/Core fellow Sally Frater and feature the work of artists from Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, and the United States. Participating artists include Alexandre Arrechea, Erika DeFreitas, Delio Delgado, Nathaniel Donnett, Kenya Evans, Ayanna Mccloud, and Nicole Miller.
May 20 through June 24, 2015
An exhibition of works using tea as inspiration or medium, including tea-stained installation works, photography, and porcelain by various artists including Barbara Bartlett, Bridget Conn, Elizabeth Alexander, Jennifer Coyne-Qudeen, Mari Omori and Rodney Thompson.
May 1 through June 27, 2015
An exhibition of work by artists Noriko and Ushio Shinohara (subjects of the award-winning documentary film, “Cutie and the Boxer”), featuring boxing paintings–artifacts of Ushio's performance actions.
February 28 through June 28, 2015
An exhibition exploring treasures of the Rienzi Library at the MFAH's house museum for European decorative arts. Books on display highlight fine graphic design and binding, and include early publications of works by by William Shakespeare, Niccolò Macchiavelli, Christina Rossetti, Washington Irving. Monthly gallery talks highlight other artworks in the collection.
April 23 through July 1, 2015
May 12 through July 3, 2015
A group exhibition featuring artists Esvin Alarcón Lam, Ricardo Alcaide, Darío Escobar, Gianfranco Foschino, Juan Fernando Herrán, Harold Mendez, Gabriel de la Mora, Ronny Quevedo, and Ana Maria Tavares. Líneas de la mano (lines of the hand, lifelines) takes as its premise the idea that geometries connect our lives.
March 13 through July 4, 2015
The Printing Museum and AIGA Houston present this showcase for the best of Houston-made design, juried by Matteo Bologna (founder and principal of Mucca Design, New York City), Ellen Lupton (Author and educator, Baltimore) and Claudia De Almedia (Designer and lecturer, San Francisco).
April 4 through July 5, 2015
An exhibition celebrating the gift to the MFAH of more than 400 photographs from the collection of Houston-based landscape and portrait photographer Michael Marvins and his wife, Michele. The show features 60 works, including photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Walker Evans, Ansel Adams, and many others.
April 25 through July 5, 2015
A retrospective exhibition featuring 75 works by artist George Rodrigue (1944-2013), including the artist’s dark Louisiana Landscapes, Cajun scenes, iconic “Blue Dog” paintings, and twenty works never seen publicly from the private collection of long-time friend and collector, Don Sanders.
May 8 through July 5, 2015
An exhibition of Amy Elkins’ series capturing the experiences, objects, correspondences, and recollections of death row inmates.
March 7 through July 12, 2015
"For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979" examines an important and often overlooked period for photography and contemporary art in Japan. This show features more than 250 works–photographs, photo books, paintings, sculpture, and film-based installations–many of them never before seen in the U.S.
January 24 through July 16, 2015
The first U.S. museum survey of sculptures, paintings, and kinetic works created over the past half century by Greek artist Takis–a self-described “instinctive scientist” whom Duchamp dubbed “the happy ploughman of magnetic field.”
March 27 through July 19, 2015
An exhibition exploring recurring issues of immigration, border relations, and labor practices, featuring the work of six contemporary artists, Andrea Bowers, Margarita Cabrera, Blane De St. Croix, Tony de los Reyes, Zhi Lin, and Hung Liu.
April 16 through July 19, 2015
An exhibition of American art from the first decades of the 20th century, including works on paper by Oscar Bluemner, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley, Georgia O’Keeffe, Joseph Stella, Helen Torr, and Max Weber, as well as sculptures by Dorothy Austin and William Zorach.
May 2 through July 19, 2015
A group exhibition– the 9th biennial youth art exhibition organized by CAMH's Teen Council–featuring work by 48 Houston-area teen artists in a variety of media focusing on marginalization and its personal, political, and social manifestations.
May 20 through July 29, 2015
The latest in the Blaffer’s downtown “Window into Houston” exhibition series features three large-scale, site-specific flower paintings by artist Shane Tolbert. The term “Fine China” most often refers to delicate and refined porcelain, but can also refer to female genitalia and to heroin in its purest form.
March 27 through August 2, 2015
An exhibition focusing on works created by artist Barnett Newman (1905 –1970) in the last five and a half years of his life. In this ambitious period before a planned MoMA show, Newman completed his series The Stations of the Cross: Lama Sebachthani as well as making 22 other paintings and the majority of his sculptures.
April 18 through August 2, 2015
An exhibition surveying artist Marilyn Minter’s explorations of our culture’s deepest impulses, compulsions, and fantasies, as well as the complex and contradictory ideas of the feminine body. The show includes paintings made between 1976 and 2013, video works, and photographs.
April 15 through August 23, 2015
An exhibition of drawings by London-based Argentine artist Pablo Bronstein, whose work explores our built environment from architecture to machines. Inspired by late-18th- and early-19th-century renderings, this installation includes drawings printed on vinyl and stretching from ceiling to floor to create an architectural space within the gallery.
May 14 through August 23, 2015
An exhibition focusing on visual explorations of space and light. The show features nearly 50 works created by Latin American artists over the past 70 years, including immersive light installations, rarely seen works on paper, and masterpieces of Kinetic art.
May 9 through August 29, 2015
An exhibition celebrating five decades of the Jewelry and Enamel program at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Glassell School of Art, featuring jewelry objects and enamel works by current students, former and current faculty, and alumni.
May 18 through September 14, 2015
An exhibition of works by Houston artists Debra Barrera, Michael Bise, Magda Boltz-Wilson, Jim Brown, Chris DiRaddo, Don Foster, Tim Glover, Jeff Jennings, Denise Liebl, Ken Little, Jesse Lott, David McGee, Dennis McNett, Kelly Moran, Tim Olson, Gordon Phillipson, Erika Pochybova, Page Piland, George Sacaris, Lisa Sacaris, Nestor Topchy, Arthur Turner, and Liz Ward.
January 30 through September 20, 2015
It’s title referring to the Japanese concept of gaman, "to endure the seemingly unbearable with patience and dignity," this exhibition features more than 120 creative artifacts made by Japanese Americans while incarcerated in internment camps during World War II.
January 31, 2015 through January 30, 2016
A special exhibition featuring hundreds of Islamic masterworks from the renowned al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. In conjunction, the MFAH has also installed a number of related artworks from its own collection in two galleries.
Ariane Roesch interviews artists from the University of Houston’s Photo/Digital Media Program during their opening at BLUEorange. Exhibition closes May 23rd, 2015.
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