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50 Years of Public Art of the University of Houston System

María C. Gaztambide, with an essay by Alison de Lima Greene

The beautifully designed publication commemorates the 50th anniversary of Public Art of the University of Houston System, including works by esteemed artists Frank Stella, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Alyson Shotz, and Andy Warhol. An essay by Alison de Lima Greene delves into the history of the collection, and an essay by Public Art UHS director and chief curator María C. Gaztambide, Ph.D. looks toward its future. In addition, the publication highlights about 40 of the collection’s most notable works, illustrated with all new color photography and accompanied by entries written by artists, scholars, curators, and other members of the arts community. The book gives readers access to artworks on view to the public every day throughout the University of Houston System.

Image: Margo Sawyer, Synchronicity of Color: Victoria, 2018

Image: Frank Stella, Euphonia, 1997
Artists Rights Society (ARS)



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