Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris
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Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris

Beginning in 1852 and continuing for more than two decades, the French emperor Napoleon III,…

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Out of State, Top of Mind
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Out of State, Top of Mind

On the Road, Texas Museums Loom Large in the Rear-View Mirror I used to joke…

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A Deeper Shade of Soto
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A Deeper Shade of Soto

Shortly after the late Jesús Rafael Soto’s posthumously realized Houston Penetrable went on view in…

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Beyond Buildings
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Beyond Buildings

Jesús Rafael Soto and ‘The Will to Architecture’
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Jesús Rafael Soto and ‘The Will to Architecture’

Viewer-Completed Houston Penetrable Is Perfect for Social Media—and Mies   VIDEO AND IMAGES: Some views…

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Great and/or Mediocre Houston and/or Texas Art of the Past and/or Present in Houston Museums Now!
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Great and/or Mediocre Houston and/or Texas Art of the Past and/or Present in Houston Museums Now!

That’s the muddled message coming out of Randy Tibbits’s complaint about what he sees as…

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The Painter and the Ad Man
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The Painter and the Ad Man

Braque, Magritte Had Overlapping Concerns, Wildly Different Visions   IMAGE: René Magritte, Le faux miroir…

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Wu-Tang Clan, the Single-Copy Album and Museums
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Wu-Tang Clan, the Single-Copy Album and Museums

IMAGE: Dario Robleto, At War With the Entropy of Nature / Ghosts Don’t Always Want…

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$argent and Binge Viewing
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$argent and Binge Viewing

IMAGE: John Singer Sargent, Simplon Pass: Reading (detail), c. 1911, opaque and translucent watercolor and…

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What’s the Matter with Rice?
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What’s the Matter with Rice?

IMAGE: Reconstruction of Vladimir Tatlin’s model for the Monument to the Third International, 1967-68, in…

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Braque, Magritte and Brown
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Braque, Magritte and Brown

Are artists in Houston paying attention to Braque and Magritte, given the abundance of their…

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MFAH Moving From “Top-Down” to Participatory Pedagogy
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MFAH Moving From “Top-Down” to Participatory Pedagogy

Upon learning that the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston has hired Caroline Goeser as W.T.…

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The Corcoran’s Houston Connections
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The Corcoran’s Houston Connections

Tyler Green has a long, thoughtful Modern Art Notes entry on what the National Gallery…

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A Backdrop for Braque at the MFAH
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A Backdrop for Braque at the MFAH

The second-floor gallery of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's Law Building is one of…

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Texas Twofer: Sargent and Sorolla
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Texas Twofer: Sargent and Sorolla

There are a few oil paintings in John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors, which opens Sunday…

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Are We World Class Yet?
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Are We World Class Yet?

MFAH Inflated Attendance Figures for Years
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MFAH Inflated Attendance Figures for Years

General Admission Visits Are Less Than 19% of Beck, Law Building Tallies Having spent two…

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