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Ansel Adams, best known for majestic photographs of the American West, was bor…

📷 Ansel Adams, best known for majestic photographs of the American West, was born #onthisday in 1902. Read more: https://bit.ly/2Xe2opO Ansel Adams, “Mount Williamson, the Sierra Nevada, from Manzanar, California,” 1944, gelatin silver print, MFAH, gift of Mike and Mickey Marvins. © The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust Source

Constantin Brancusi, born #onthisday in 1876, was inspired by the simplified yet…

Constantin Brancusi, born #onthisday in 1876, was inspired by the simplified yet powerful forms of African & ancient Cycladic art. Read more about this polished sculpture, on view in our permanent collection galleries: https://bit.ly/2BBhmOe Constantin Brancusi, “A Muse,” 1917, polished bronze with limestone base, MFAH, Museum purchase funded by Mrs. Herman Brown and Mrs. William…

Tom Loeser: Please Please Please Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Can you dig it? Our friends Houston Center for Contemporary Craft have a brand new exhibition! Check out the playful furniture & works on paper of “Tom Loeser: Please Please Please” through May 12. Tom Loeser: Please Please Please Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Exhibition Reception Friday, February 1, 5:30 – 8:00 PM The evening…

Wood, marble, copper, fishing wire & other everyday objects were Jack Whitten’s …

Wood, marble, copper, fishing wire & other everyday objects were Jack Whitten’s materials for his sculptures that, until recently, were little-known. “Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017” opens on March 3. www.mfah.org/whitten Jack Whitten, “Homage to the Kri-Kri,” 1985, black mulberry, nails, and mixed media. © Jack Whitten Estate. Courtesy of the Jack Whitten Estate and…

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