May 30, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014 -
Houston metalsmith and educator Sandie Zilker experiments with color, contrast, texture, pattern and form in creating jewelry. Each of her pieces is packed with personality, increasing the wearer's senses and creating a unique relationship between wearer and object. Front Gallery at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St.
May 31, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014 -
This exhibit explores the work of American couturier Charles James (1906-78) in relation to some of his most committed patrons and clients, John and Dominique de Menil. A conversation between wardrobe and interior, this exhibition presents a selection of garments and furniture. It includes evening gowns and daywear such as suits and coats, from Dominique de Menil's personal collection. The clothing is complemented by furniture James designed for the de Menils and set among references to the Menil House interior, such as drapery and wall colors, which he also designed. The Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross.
May 30, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014 -
This international exhibition of contemporary jewelry explores the physical space where the complex relationship between Mexico and the United States is most evident, the borderlands. With startling results, 90 artists from the U.S., Mexico, Europe, Australia and Latin America explore the underlying currents of the border environment within geographic, political, social, cultural and ideological contexts. Main Gallery at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St.
Jun 15, 2014 - Sep 14, 2014 -
The exhibition explores the beauty, variety and historical poignancy of Charles Marville's art through nearly 100 photographs that span his entire career. At the heart of the show are compelling views of Paris both before and after many of its historic neighborhoods were razed to make way for broad boulevards, monumental buildings and manicured parks. Museum of Fine Arts Houston.
Jun 22, 2014 - Sep 22, 2014 -
This exhibition marks the first time the renowned collection of the Marquesses of Cholmondeley--housed at Houghton Hall, the family estate in Norfolk--will travel outside of England. From great family portraits by William Hogarth, Joshua Reynolds and John Singer Sargent, to exquisite examples of Sevres porcelain, rare pieces of R. J. & S. Garrard silver and unique furniture by William Kent, the exhibition vividly evokes the fascinating story of art, history and politics through the collections of this aristocratic English family through three centuries. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Aug 16, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014 -
Artist Dario Robleto has long explored emotional themes of the human condition, including love, loss and grief. His sculptural work, which is labor-intensive and often involves the transformation of materials, distills these complex and universal states into meditations on fragility and change. The Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross.
Feb 28, 2014 - Jan 10, 2015 -
Otabenga Jones and Associates creates a public mural at Lawndale Art Center along with a series of adjacent programs, kicking off a year-long commitment to health education. On the North exterior wall of the Lawndale Art Center, 4912 Main St.
Oct 3, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015 -
This exhibit explores the resonance of Mahatma Gandhi's ethics of nonviolence in the visual arts through both works of the late 20th and early 21st centuries and masterpieces of classical religious art of the past. The Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross.
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