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Jasper Johns: 100 Variations on a Theme

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The prolific print maker, Jasper Johns, began creating beautiful art featuring flags, targets alphabets, and other everyday objects in the 1950s that became a theme of his art for nearly six decades. His choice in subject matter marked a rapid departure from the abstract art that dominated the creative scene during the inception of his career, a contrast that established him as one of America’s most influential artists. Keep Reading

Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography

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The boom of fashion photography happened in the 1920’s thanks to the editors of Vogue and Harpers Bazar. The editors began hiring photographers who pushed boundaries and came to make history with their photographs. Today, fashion photography has transformed into a genre of its own that goes far beyond the pages of magazines. The newest exhibit at The Museum of Fine Arts, HoustonIcons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography explores this history with over 200 photographs from both well known and smaller yet influential photographers.  Keep Reading

Top 8 Trends in Houston this Summer

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As temperatures in Houston start to heat up towards summer level, so does the action. There are several trends in Houston in the summer for you to follow if you want to have a great time. The activities below are just a slice of what Houston has to offer. Keep Reading

True Uniqueness at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

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The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft started in 2001 with the mission to educate visitors on the history, process, and product of craft. Today they provide a space for artists, both local and national, to not only showcase their work but support one another as well as the community. Through craft camps, artists in residence, and much more, HCCC delivers a unique approach for their visitors.

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Vincent van Gogh: A Journey Through His Life

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The newest exhibit at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston takes a deeper look into Vincent van Gogh’s life and vast body of work. With pieces from his early sketches to final paintings that chronicle his journey to becoming the artist he was. The MFAH worked closely with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, who together house the largest collection of his work.  Keep Reading

Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol

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With the British Royals being popular more than ever this year with the recent royal wedding this exhibit couldn’t come at a better time! The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston partnered with the National Portrait Gallery, London to bring Houston this extensive exhibit!  Keep Reading

Hotel or Museum?: How Art Enlightens Local Hotels

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Walking off the street into a hotel lobby is dramatic, by design. Lighting, music, scent, furniture, color are carefully assembled to create a distinctive ambiance. A hotel’s curated art collection can personalize that experience — transporting guests to a new sensory and emotional level.  As hoteliers seek to distinguish hotel stays, a notable art collection is a vibrant progressive approach to rise above the competition. Keep Reading

Craft Texas: HCCC’s Latest Exhibit

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The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) presents CraftTexas 2018 this fall. The CraftTexas exhibition, juried by Jennifer Scanlan, will feature 36 Texas artists. CraftTexas provides a space for artists and art-lovers to explore groundbreaking contemporary work including sculptures, jewelry and furniture. Keep Reading

Houston Ballet at Miller Outdoor Theater

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Miller Outdoor Theater has been a Houston destination for 95 years, never veering away from their mission of providing the city free cultural and educational events. This September the Houston Ballet will be gracing the stage with a weekend full of ballet classics.  Keep Reading

Experience a Late Night Party at The Museum of Fine Arts

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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will transform into a late-night party for Mixed Media by BBVA Compass on July 20 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Enjoy cocktails, food, live music, and art in Houston’s largest museum. Keep Reading

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