Contemporary Arts Museum Houston – CAMH

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

http://www.camh.org

(713) 284-8250

5216 Montrose Boulevard

Houston, TX 77006

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Right Here, Right Now: Houston, Volume 2

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

August 20 - November 27, 2016

Right Here, Right Now features three exhibitions by Houston-based artists:Amy Blakemore: People, Cars & Buildings, Sculptures, Flowers, and Junk, curated by Dean Daderko.Thedra Cullar-Ledford: Lady Part Follies, curated by Bill Arning.Susie Rosmarin: Lines and Grids: The Lost Decade and Beyond, curated by Valerie Cassel Oliver.To read more about the three individual shows, go here.



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Jae Ko: flow 流

For this exhibition, artist Jae Ko has created a site-specific installation titled flow  流. The work consists of a room-sized sculptural relief constructed from nearly one ton of...

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Artist Talk: Jason Moran

Pianist, composer, and bandleader Jason Moran will discuss Jennie C. Jones’ work and its relationship to music.

The Interview: Red, Red Future

An exhibition of works by MPA that are inspired by the possibility of the human colonization of Mars. The show presents a new body of work...

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David Getsy: Abstract Bodies

Historian David Getsy will discuss his recent book Abstract Bodies: Sixties Sculpture in the Expanded Field of Gender.

Mark Flood: Gratest Hits

“Never has an exhibition enjoyed so many moments of extreme visual beauty, cheek by jowl with crude humor and aggressive, roughly rendered texts to create...

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Jennie C. Jones: Compilation

An exhibition of works by conceptual artist Jennie C. Jones. Drawing largely from music, Jones’ practice is based on the act of listening and translating sound...

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A Fool for Jeffrey’s Sake

A performance by Jeffrey Vallance in collaboration with Reverend Ethan Acres. For this event, Reverend Acres will “assume the character of a Lutheran Minister who has come to...

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Texas Design Now

An exhibition of fashion, accessories, furniture and industrial design by artists working in Texas. The works in the show vary greatly in style and in...

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Whispering Bayou

An multi-media installation reflecting Houston through an ever-evolving, interactive assemblage of audiovisual impressions. The show is a collaboration of Houston filmmaker and community activist Carroll...

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Steven Evans

A talk and book signing with artist, curator, and FotoFest Director Steven Evans, held in conjunction with the release of his publication The Number One...

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Reading: Richard Hell

A reading by Richard Hell, the author of I Dreamed I Was A Very Clean Tramp, is held in conjunction with Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty.

Poetry Reading by Eileen Myles

A reading by legendary post-punk “lesbian culture hero” and New York-based poet Eileen Myles, held in conjunction with the exhibition Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty.

Perspectives 189: From the Margins

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...

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Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

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...

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Musiqa: Double Life

Musiqa presents a free, intimate gallery concert at the CAMH featuring the world premiere by Musiqa composer intern Charles Halka, a work for percussion with...

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Mel Chin: Rematch (CAMH)

Part of a multi-venue retrospective of work the Houston-born artist Mel Chin, the CAMH presents 19 of Chin’s discrete works made between the early 1970s...

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Double Life

Pushing at our definitions of “performance,” Double Life features a video and performance by Paris-based choreographer Jérôme Bel, a sculptural environment by South Korean artist...

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Hip Hop Talk!

Regina N. Bradley will explore how the work of Atlanta hip hop duo OutKast grounds what she theorizes as the hip hop South and how...

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Triple Candie

Founded in 2001, Triple Candie is a research-oriented, independent curatorial agency–run by two art historians–that produces exhibitions about art but largely devoid of it. Its...

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Robert Hodge: Destroy and Rebuild

The first  solo museum show for Houston musician and visual artist, Robert Hodge. Though his practice has expanded to include site-specific sculpture and hip hop...

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Right Here, Right Now: Houston

The first of “an occasional and ongoing series through which the museum will investigate localized artistic practices.” (Read: we’ll do shows of local artists from...

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More Real Than Reality Itself

New video works Andrea Geyer, Camille Henrot, Laure Prouvost, and A. L. Steiner. The lineup is a who’s who of recently lauded video artists (who...

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