New York artist John Alexander (but Beaumont-born and long-time Houstonian, included in collections throughout Texas) will talk about his work. Reception to follow. (Photo via […]
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Amelia Jones “Wild Maid, Wild Soul, A Wild Wild Weed: Niki de Saint Phalle's Fierce Femininities, c. 1960-66”
Amelia Jones practices a queer, anti-racist, feminist history and theory of 20th- and 21th-century Euro-American visual arts, including performance, film, video, and installation—articulated in relation […]
In homage to the building that has been the MFAH’s Core program‘s home since its inception, Mary Leclère and Lily Cox-Richard have organized a show […]
In this lecture, McKenzie Wark considers a few key contributions of some of the members of the Situationist International, one of the great post-war avant-garde […]
Medina is an art critic, curator, and historian.
Experimental videos from Machine Project about pizza, babies, psychics, swimming pools, sonic massage, trapdoors, an opera for dogs, plants on vacation and a bunch of […]
Pfeiffer appropriates footage from television, movies, and sporting events to create videos, sculptures, and installations.
Demos writes widely on modern and contemporary art. His published work centers on the conjunction of art and politics.
Yuskavage’s works are characterized by an ongoing engagement with the history of painting.
The 2014 Core show features work by current artists-in-residence Julia Brown, Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, Anna Elise Johnson, Senalka McDonald, Harold Mendez, Madsen Minax, and Ronny Quevedo. […]
Browse and buy original works of art by students at this annual sale, just in time for the holidays.
Meet the 2013-14 Core fellows and tour their studios.
Artist, art historian, and critic Corris will survey the landscape of Post-Conceptual art.
In his lecture “Revisiting Poetics,” writer, activist, and artist Gregg Bordowitz uses Aristotle’s text as a starting point for a discussion on the interrelatedness of […]
Shahzia Sikander is best known for her experimentation with Indo-Persian miniature painting in different formats and media.
From Here to Afternoon stems from the photographic motion studies conducted by scientific managers Lillian and Frank Gilbreth in the 1910s and ‘20s. The exhibition […]
The Glassell Studio School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host “Why a Texas Biennial?”, a public panel moderated by Glassell Studio School […]
The 17th annual Citywide African American Artists Exhibition offers visual artists in the greater Houston area the opportunity to show their work to a broader […]
In Free Fall incorporates three works: Before the Crash, After the Crash and Crash, which tell the story of the current global economic crisis through […]
Vasif Kortun is the director of research and programs at SALT an intra-disciplinary cultural institution. This lecture is free and open to the public. No […]
A lecture by Karyn Olivier, known to Houston audiences through her large-scale, outdoor exhibition Inbound: Houston. Olivier discusses her use of sculpture, installation, public works, […]
Featuring work by current artists-in-residence Miguel Amat, Anthea Behm, Jang Soon Im, Tatiana Istomina, Anna Elise Johnson, Senalka McDonald, Madsen Minax and Ronny Quevedo. Core […]
A panel discussion with artists featured in the exhibition Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, moderated by Franklin Sirmans, Terri and Michael Smooke Curator […]
Adam Pendleton is a conceptual artist who lives and works in New York City. He moves fluidly between painting, publishing, photographic collage, video, and performance […]
Linzy’s best-known work is a series of politically charged videos that satirize the conventions of the television soap opera. In 2010, Linzy appeared on the […]
“New Leipzig School” painters Rosa Loy and Neo Rauch will be in conversation with MFAH Director, Gary Tinterow, at the MFAH’s Freed Auditorium in the […]
Harun Farocki is a German filmmaker, critic, editor, and curator who turned his attention to video and installation in the 1990s. Art/Work and the Invisible […]
Mark Allen is an artist, educator, and curator based in Los Angeles. He is the founder and executive director of Machine Project, a non-profit performance […]
Selected works in video as heterotopic archives in which the intersection of site, narrative and performative gesture within each disrupts the space of representation. Featuring […]
American metal sculptor Albert Paley discusses his life, his career, and public art.
The annual Core exhibition at the Glassell School of Art opens Friday, March 16, showcasing work from the 2011-12 residents Miguel Amat, Anthea Behm, Lourdes […]