Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Y mas! Press Release Hoodoo

Menil Collection被认为是世界最好的私人博物馆之一,其中对Surrealism艺术品的收藏全球数一数二,因为主人Menil跟Surrealism的带头大哥们是莫逆之交,自己又嫁给了休斯顿的石油大亨。 这个展馆是意大利的一位建筑大师的杰作

The Menil Collection

cordially invites you to a Gallery Talk
Peter Mowris

“Outlandish and Otherworldly: A Foray into Imaginary Spaces”

three centuries of paintings, sculpture, and works on paper from the Menil Collection
curated by Michelle White

immediately followed by a Film Screening
by Aurora Picture Show
“Space in Early Twentieth-Century Cinema”
Saturday, August 23, 2008
6:30 PM Gallery Talk

8:00 PM Outdoor Film Screening
At the east end of the museum

Artists and writers have long been intrigued with the idea of constructing imaginary space. The exhibition is inspired by a series of installations organized by John and Dominique de Menil in the late-1960s-that dealt with spatial constructs: from hypothetical and utopian environments to invisible cities to earth art projects.

Peter Mowris, University of Texas Research Fellow-in-Residence at The Menil Collection will lead a gallery tour that uses work in Michelle's exhibition Imaginary Spaces: Selections from The Menil Collection to consider concepts of space in twentieth-century art. The talk will be followed by a film presentation of early twentieth-century film shorts—directed by artists such as Fernand Léger, René Clair, and Hans Richter—that experimented with the abstract depiction of space in the cinema.

Free popcorn and sodas

The Menil Collection
1515 Sul Ross
17th century prints by Piranesi,
early 20th century visionary architectural drawings
surrealism, de Chirco and Matta,
earthworks by Smithson,
Celmins and Turrell

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