Art Minute: Recent Acquisition for Native American Heritage Month
Lyle Williams, curator of prints and drawings, discusses "Film Indian," a recent acquisition, with Native American artist Joe Harjo during Native American Heritage Month.
Estampas de la Raza: Contemporary Prints from the Romo Collection
Estampas de la Raza introduces recent gifts of contemporary Mexican American and Latino prints to the McNay from collectors Harriett and Ricardo Romo. More than 60 prints by 44 artists reveal the richness of a mixed cultural heritage.
Radcliffe Bailey: Memory as Medicine
A celebration of the greater African American story and Radcliffe Bailey’s personal discoveries about his family origins, this exhibition took its title from the artist’s ‘medicine cabinet’ sculptures.
Telling Tales: Contemporary Narrative Photography, an introduction with Rene Barilleaux
René Paul Barilleaux, chief curator, gives an introduction to Telling Tales: Contemporary Narrative Photography exhibition. Featuring seventeen artists, Telling Tales was the McNay's first large-scale photography exhibition.
Art Minute: Ben Shahn’s “This is Nazi Brutality”
Lyle Williams, curator of prints and drawings, discusses the McNay's newest acquisition, a print by Ben Shahn titled "This is Nazi Brutality."
Art Minute: Opera Salome with Francesca Zambello
Francesca Zambello, director of the opera Salome, discusses her collaboration with artist Jim Dine for the Houston Grand Opera's staging of the acclaimed production based on Oscar Wilde’s play.
Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting
Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting assembles the work of thirteen abstract painters whose art is characterised in whole or part by high-key colour, use of, stylised motifs and a tension between melancholy and the sublime.
Art Minute: The Strangest Fruit 9 with Vincent Valdez
American artist Vincent Valdez discusses McNay's recent acquisition, his 2013 work titled "The Strangest Fruit 9," with Ruben Luna, at the museum’s chief preparator. This video contains material that may be inappropriate for some audiences. Viewer d
Rosalyn Schwartz: A Brief History of Seduction
For the fifteenth presentation in the ARTMATTERS series of work by contemporary artists, the McNay brings together paintings and collages by Illinois-based Rosalyn Schwartz.
Andy Warhol: Fame and Misfortune
Drawn from the rich collections of the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Andy Warhol: Fame and Misfortune looks at the Pop artist’s lifelong obsession with both fame and disaster.
Janet and Joe Westheimer Discuss their Collection
Janet and Joe Westheimer discuss their collection and the exhibition American Masters from the Collection of Janet and Joe Westheimer.
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