Blaffer Museum's Window Into Houston
September 16 - November 4, 2015
Dallas-based artist Darryl Lauster and San Antonio-based artist Vincent Valdez present a pair of solo exhibitions that examine how history transforms into collective cultural memory. Combining sculpture, painting and sound, these two shows use singular moments of American history to create a larger sense of sentimentality around objects.
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”...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
How does Architectural Amnesia affect personal and collective identity? What is it about Houston that we call home?
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Carter’s piece is a fictional cityscape inspired by technological networks and devices, modes and pathways of mass transit, and typography and graphics that seeks to...Read More
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.
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...Read More