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On the opening day of “Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography,” join Lisa Volpe, the MFAH associate curator of photography, for a talk that explores one of history’s most iconic fashion photographs: Richard Avedon’s “Dovima with Elephants.” The talk is FREE–drop in on Sunday, March 23! … More Opening-Day Lecture “Making an Icon”…

Join 5A, the Museum’s African American Art Advisory Association, a group committed to engaging the community at large, promoting both the legacy and future of artwork created by African Americans. With private exhibition tours, exclusive receptions, and lectures by renowned artists and curators, 5A… More African American Art Advisory Association at the MFAH Source

“Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography” | Opens Sunday, June 23

#ICYMI “Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography” opens in 5 days on June 23 at 12:15 p.m. More than 200 photographs by famous practitioners and lesser-known, yet influential artists present a broad and diverse perspective on fashion photography and its trajectory from niche industry to powerful cultural force. “Icons of Style: A Century…

“Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art” | FAQs & Visiting Tips

As the final days to visit “Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art” draw closer, we advise that visitors use our FAQ and tips page to help coordinate visiting the exhibition, especially the weekend. To ensure the best possible guest experience, we recommend visiting this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition as soon as possible. #VanGoghMFAH “Vincent van Gogh:…

Dawoud Bey’s sensitive portraits illuminate the power of community and the rich …

Dawoud Bey’s sensitive portraits illuminate the power of community and the rich texture of daily life in New York City and its outer boroughs. Highly influenced by street photography from a young age, Bey developed a distinctive style of “street portraits” that are both collaborative and documentary. Working with subjects and communities to develop authentic…

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