From the primary annual exhibitions of local artists to the current explorations of artwork from across the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia, building a complete collection of contemporary and contemporary art has always been central to the mission of the MFAH. Having opened in 1929 with only eight work and a drawing, MOMA has expanded through the years to embody some of the spectacular collections of modern art. The art which we today see as a definite subject has gone by many phases, and new directions.
The middle interviews artists and continues the work of the Artists Documentation Program (ADP), which CTSMA founding director Carol Mancusi-Ungaro initiated in 1990 on the Menil Collection (Houston). The ethical of the Philip Perlstein-NEA story is that up to date artists should flip away from the big institutions which can be clearly biased against fashionable art.
Here is a chronological checklist of the finest … Read MoreSee More