Blaffer Art Museum

Blaffer Art Museum

http://www.blaffergallery.org

713-743-9530

120 University of Houston Fine Arts Building

Houston, TX 77204-4018

CURRENT

Anton Vidokle: Immortality for All: A Film Trilogy on Russian Cosmism

Blaffer Art Museum

June 1 - August 11, 2018

"In Immortality for All: A Film Trilogy on Russian Cosmism by Anton Vidokle, the artist explores Russian Cosmism’s influence on the 20th century and its relevance to the present day. Combining ideas from the Western Enlightenment, Eastern philosophy, Russian Orthodox religion and Marxism, this utopian philosophy inspired a wide range of thinkers until it was driven underground by Stalinism in the late 1920s."

The Future Is Certain; It’s the Past Which Is Unpredictable

Blaffer Art Museum

June 1 - August 11, 2018

"The Future Is Certain; It’s the Past Which Is Unpredictable is an exhibition about the perception of time and history, about how the past can reassert itself in the present and the future." The exhibition includes work by the artists and collectives Tacita Dean, Felix Kalmenson. Maria Loboda, Jonas Mekas (with Johnston Sheard and Justė Kostikovaitė), Deimantas Narkevičius, Robertas Narkus, Emily Newman, Goda Palekaitė and Monika Lipšic, Jura Shust, Emilija Škarnulytė, Slavs and Tatars and Juan Pablo Villegas.



PAST

MFA Thesis Exhibition

UH is back with its 40th Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. The show includes works by Charis Ammon, Heather Bisesti, Alton DuLaney, Isaac Farley, Gao Hang,...

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The Propeller Group

An exhibition of works by The Propeller Group, “a Ho Chi Minh City and Los Angeles-based art collective led by founders Tuan Andrew Nguyen, Phu Nam...

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CotA-PRH Fellowship Artist Talk

Carrie Schneider and Carol Zou talk about their works and the questions that will guide them during their upcoming fellowship with Project Row Houses and...

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Watch Out for Painting

A two-day conference exploring the problems and concepts of painting today. Featuring talks and conversations by Éric Alliez, Raphael Rubinstein, George Baker, and others.

Blake Rayne: Cabin of the Accused

A show of works by New York artist Blake Rayne. The show “highlights Rayne’s career from 2003 to the present, displaying a range of work in various...

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Analia Saban

An exhibition of works by Argentinian artist Analia Saban. Inspired by art history, Saban creates paintings, drawings, sculptures, and photographs that look at new ways of interpreting the past.

Hilary Lloyd

“British video artist Hilary Lloyd, a 2011 Turner Prize finalist, mines visual poetry from staggered narrative fragments and abstract retinal sensations. She’ll present a new...

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Matthew Ronay

“Although New York-based artist Matthew Ronay has a form of color blindness, his handcrafted wood sculptures, installations and reliefs combine vivid hues from across the...

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The 38th Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

The University of Houston’s 38th annual MFA exhibition. Featuring works by Heather Bause, Cristina Bizman, Jeffrey Bradley, Meredith Cawley, Mark Chen, Jim de Vega, Auliya Flory, Zaeed Kala, Jenna Kripal, Jennifer McClish, Pahl Samson, and Michael Toskovich.

Slavs and Tatars: Mirrors for Princes

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...

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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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