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Robert Hodge: Destroy and Rebuild

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

October 3 - January 4, 2015

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 recording, Destroy and Rebuild features fifteen paintings and an off-site presentation of The Beauty Box, a second iteration of Hodge's 2013 site-specific sculpture, this time in Houston's Fifth Ward at 3705 Lyons Street.

Right Here, Right Now: Houston

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

August 23 - November 30, 2014

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 time to time, but don't hold us to any kind of schedule!) The CAMH's Bill Arning, Valerie Cassell Oliver and Dean Daderko each chose a Houston artist to feature: Debra Barrera, Nathaniel Donnett, and Carrie Marie Schneider, respectively.


Dance with Camera

Dance with Camera features art works in film, video, and still photography that shows the ways dance has inspired visual artists to record bodies moving […]

Perspectives 171: Jennifer West

Perspectives 171: Jennifer West is the first solo museum exhibition for this Los Angeles-based artist and is curated by Valerie Cassel Oliver, CAMH curator. Working […]

Perspectives 170: Cruz Ortiz

San Antonio artist Cruz Ortiz takes over the CAMH for his first museum exhibition with his alien alter ego- the Spaztek, a post-Chicano, post-punk antihero […]

Perspectives 169: Odili Donald Odita

Odili Donald Odita exhibits new paintings, works on Plexiglas and creates a site-specific exhibition based on the museum’s architecture and the "social environment of Houston" (we […]

Barkley L. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool

Birth of Cool marks the first painting retrospective of Pennsylvania-born Barkley L. Hendricks. His dazzling, life-sized portraits of urban dwellers from the northeast are part of […]

Perspectives 168: Krachey, Mallios, and Schreiber

"Austin-based photographers Anna Krachey, Jessica Mallios, and Adam Schreiber are fascinated by the transformations that occur when the visible world passes through the camera’s lens. […]

Perspectives 167: Jason Villegas

Houston native Jason Villegas returns home in a big way, with an in-your-face installation complete with assemblage, wall murals, and soft sculptures, as well as […]

No Zoning: Artists Engage Houston

Houston’s zoning-free approach to land use makes us unique among other large American cities. It adds to the flavor of the city, but has also […]

Perspectives 166: Torsten Slama

CAMH presents the first solo museum exhibition of work by Berlin-based artist Torsten Slama. Perspectives 166 will feature a selection of approximately 35 large drawings, […]

Perspectives 165: Contents Under Pressure

"The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston’s Teen Council presents their sixth exhibition of work by Houston-area teens titled Perspectives 165: Contents Under Pressure. Tasked with openly […]

The Puppet Show

We’ve been looking forward to this ever since Wayne Dolcefino talked smack about a mysterious HAA-funded lesbian puppet show! The scope of this exhibit is […]

Cinema Remixed & Reloaded

Collaborating with The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Cinema Remixed & Reloaded: Black Women Artists and the Moving Image Since 1970 examines the contributions […]

Perspectives 163: Every Sound You Can Imagine

Experimental music scores viewed as visual art… nice! Every Sound You Can Imagine includes examples by John Cage, Earle Brown, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Christian Marclay, Stephen […]

Sam Taylor-Wood

Sam Taylor-Wood may not be as well known as Damien Hirst, but she’s an important member of the YBAs nonetheless, (and her work is infinitely […]

The Old, Weird America

 As recommended in our 2008 Spring Preview, this should be an outstanding show. For The Old, Weird America, CAMH curator Toby Kamps has selected a […]

Perspectives 161: Tim Lee

Vancouver-based artist Tim Lee uses video, photography, and performance to "insert himself into cultural events and icons," casting himself as the lead in previously captured […]

Class Pictures: Photographs by Dawoud Bey

Dawoud Bey really gets around. With international exhibits under his belt and work in collections all over the country, the Aperture Foundation brings Bey’s large-scale […]

Design Life Now: National Design Triennial

The Triennial presents "experimental projects, emerging ideas, major buildings, new products and media that were at that the center of contemporary culture from 2003 to […]

Mary Heilmann: To Be Someone

This is the first retrospective of this NYC based painter and will include 75 works from 1972 to the present, along with earlier works examining […]

Perspectives 158: Kelly Nipper

LA based Nipper presents her first solo museum show, which features photographs, sculptures and video works. She is presenting a large-scale video projection called An […]

Perspectives 154: Robert Pruitt

Pruitt has been all over this last year from the TX prize show to the Whitney Biennial. Come check out what he has been up […]