Blaffer Museum's Window Into Houston


Shane Tolbert: Fine China

Blaffer Museum's Window Into Houston

May 20 - 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.


Bret Shirley: Rising Through the Infinite

Part of the Blaffer’s ongoing “Window Into Houston” series, this new installation by artist Bret Shirley combines paintings and sculptures made of lab-grown, inorganic crystals […]

Abinadi Meza: Air, Condition

A sound and video installation composed of field recordings collected throughout Houston. “Paired with a video looking towards the Houston sky, Air, Condition explores the […]

J Hill: Exercises in Train Riding

The first Window in Houston opening of 2014 featuring new work from J Hill. Combining interview with portraiture through video and sound, Hill focuses on […]

Anna Elise Johnson: Slantwise, Otherwise

Core Fellow Johnson closes the 2013 Window into Houston program with images of four political figures: Deng Xiaoping, Margaret Thatcher, Vladimir Lenin, and Ronald Reagan. The […]

Jim Nolan: shifting SCALE

What better way to end July than at Blaffer Art Museum’s opening reception for Houston-based artist Jim Nolan at 110 Milam? Join us tomorrow night […]

Clarissa Tossin: Blind Spot

Core Fellow Clarissa Tossin‘s photographs of the utilitarian yet creative ways Third Ward residents cover their windows with layer upon layer of foil, bolstered by […]

Anna Campbell: Under Water Into the Sunset

Michigan-based artist Anna Campbell works with traditionally masculine figures and industries – cowboys, ranching, oil and gas, boxing, drawing on camp sensibilities and queer politics […]

Debra Barrera: Drive Me There and Back Again

The meticulously restored front and back ends of a 1986 Pontiac Firebird tap into American dreams of mobility, freedom, conquest, and heroism at Blaffer’s Window […]

Linda Post and Robert Appleton: Igvonne

Inspired by the ruinous restored building visible from across the bayou, Linda Post and Robert Appleton invite us to imagine Houston as a stand-in for […]

Window into Houston: Dennis Harper

Dennis Harper transforms two window bays into a fanciful underwater nightclub, with portholes, even! Remember, there’s free street parking downtown after 6 p.m.

Patrick Renner: Window into Houston

Blaffer’s satellite space, Window Into Houston has as its second show a new work by sculptor Patrick Renner and students from the Summer Young Artist […]

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