Blaffer Art Museum

Blaffer Art Museum


120 University of Houston Fine Arts Building

Houston, TX 77204-4018


Slavs and Tatars: Mirrors for Princes

Blaffer Art Museum

January 16 - March 19, 2016

An exhibition of sculpture and installation by the artist collective Slavs and Tatars. The collective operates between the "area east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China" and creates work that is highly political, commenting on religion, sovereignty, and economics.

Zina Saro-Wiwa: Did You Know We Taught Them How to Dance?

Blaffer Art Museum

September 26 - March 12, 2016

A solo exhibition of works by British-Nigerian video artist and filmmaker Zina Saro-Wiwa. Utilizing sound, video, and photography, the exhibition draws from the cultures of the Niger Delta to comment on environment and environmentalism.


Time / Image

A group exhibition examining the perception of time. The show features “artworks and films that explore time as a political, historical, and cultural dimension that can...

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Jon Jost: Coming to Terms

Independent filmmaker Jon Jost presents his latest feature film, Coming to Terms in which an aging patriarch (played by filmmaker James Benning) summons his estranged...

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UH School of Art Annual Student Exhibition

The annual spring exhibition introducing Houston audiences to the work of University of Houston School of Art undergraduate seniors and first- and second-year graduate students.

Armand Morin

A free talk by Brussels-based artist Armand Morin, a resident with Fieldwork: Marfa. Morin’s sculptural and video-based works deals with the world of leisure as...

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Janet Biggs: Echo of the Unknown

Drawing from the effects of Alzheimer’s on her family members, artist Janet Biggs’ installations combine video, sound, and objects to explore the role of memory...

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Mel Chin: Rematch (Blaffer Art Museum)

Part of the expansive, multi-venue survey of artist Mel Chin, the Blaffer presents 31 works, including documentation of numerous projects, selections from Chin’s Erased Currency...

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Miguel Amat: Dark Pool Knight Vision

The first solo museum exhibition by Venezuelan artist and former Core Fellow Miguel Amat investigates the interdependence between militaries and the financial industry in relation...

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Jodie Mack: Fabri-Flickers

Blaffer On Screen continues its fall series with “Fabri-Flickers,” a selection of films by experimental animator Jodie Mack. Mack will show a selection of her...

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Buildering: Misbehaving the City

A traveling group exhibition exploring the creative misuse of built structures, suggesting the possibility of alternative forms of engagement, both physical and psychological— “parkour turned...

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Candice Breitz: The Woods

Three video installations by the South African artist that examine the world of child performers. Before there was Lindsey Lohan, tabloid cash cow, there was...

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Francesca DiMattio: Housewares

DiMattio is known for her iconoclastic personal style and her keen instinct for materials, particuarly domestic goods (her last show at her gallery was titled...

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Jodie Mack

Experimental animator Mack’s work combines the delicate feel of handicraft with the drama and propulsion of big-time cinema.


Antena is a language experimentation collaborative founded by Jen Hofer and John Pluecker, both of whom are writers and artists. Antena will be in residence...

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Anton Ginzburg: Terra Corpus

For his museum debut in the United States, Ginzburg will present At the Back of the North Wind and Walking the Sea, part one and...

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Dan Price: Eating Well/Eating Poorly

Price teaches in the Honors College, and has published on aesthetics, critical theory and postmodern philosophy. He recently published a monograph on the philosophical grounding...

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