CAMH

flow: Jae Ko at CAMH

Downstairs at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, the Zilkha Gallery is a cold space. When it’s empty, the bare white walls and concrete floor can make it feel like an icy cavern buried deep in the Tundra. It’s a suitable place for flow, the latest in a series of site-specific installations by Jae Ko called Force of Nature, on view through September 18, 2016....

Outside the Lines

Last fall, ARTNews reported that renowned conceptual artist Adrian Piper had asked New York University’s Grey Art Gallery to remove her video from the traveling exhibition Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art....

LaToya Ruby Frazier: WITNESS

“Welcome to Historic Braddock,” a black-and-white photograph greets visitors near the title wall to the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston exhibition, LaToya Ruby Frazier: WITNESS. The gelatin silver print presents a straightforward, close-up view of the friendly advertisement printed on what appears to be the temporary wooden fencing one might see surrounding a construction site or abandoned property. The bold lettering stands out against a black background, and hovers over the white silhouette of a skyline – Braddock’s, one would assume....