Sikander’s retrospective Extraordinary Realities gathers together themes of female multiplicity, queer desire, capitalist exploitation, and decolonial aesthetics.
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MFA Houston Acquires Rediscovered Diego Rivera Painting for $4M
The work has not been viewed by the public for nearly 100 years.
Houston Museum to Restore Rare Hebrew Prayer Book
The Montefiore Mainz Mahzor at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is a prized 14th-century illuminated manuscript.
Georgia O’Keeffe’s Photographs, Seen Closely for the First Time
In letters, O’Keeffe refers to her photos as “sketches,” a quick and precise way to get her ideas down.
Explore Latin American and Latinx Art History Through This Bilingual Digital Archive
A trove of over 8,000 key documents, from critical texts to manifestos, is accessible on MFA Houston’s newly redesigned digital archive.
A Rescue Mission for Venezuelan Modernism
A number of significant Venezuelan artists, whose work is focused on improvisational methods and art’s material nature, are virtually unknown in the US.
A Rare Persian Textile Offers a Surprising Insight Into Paradise
The renowned Wagner Garden Carpet is more than just its measured dimensions — it is also incredibly complex.
Bean There, Done That: Houston Gets a Precursor of Chicago’s Shiny Anish Kapoor
“I think much more than ‘Cloud Gate,’ ‘Cloud Column’ is meant specifically to capture the heavens and bring them down to earth,” MFAH’s director, Gary Tinterow, told Hyperallergic.
$260M Plan to Resurrect Ancient Wonder of the World Aims to Save Greek Island’s Economy
The Colossus of Rhodes, destroyed by an earthquake in 226 BCE, may soon rise again, redesigned and totally tricked out for the 21st century.
Bringing Latin American Masters of Kinetic and Light Art Out of Obscurity
HOUSTON — Twentieth-century kinetic and light art has long been the redheaded stepchild of the art world.
Houston Museum Expansion Wipes Out Local Architect’s Legacy
The Steven Holl-designed redevelopment of the campus of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston means destruction for a building designed by an important local architect.