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                                                                                                                           Summer 2019 



NOTEWORTHY

Public Art of University of Houston System Remembers Artist Carlos Cruz-Diez

Carlos Cruz-Diez, a leading artist from Latin America known for his experimental language based on abstraction, died Saturday at the age of 95. He created art for ordinary people and saw color as an integral part of our everyday experience.
 

Frank Stella's 'Euphonia' featured in Phaidon's 'Destination Art: 500 Artworks Worth the Trip' 

A global guide highlighting the best and most significant of public art: 500 works of permanently installed modern and contemporary art worth traveling to experience. 

 

 


 

On Gerhard Marcks, Peter Guenther and the Bauhaus at 100 

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus, the German school that pioneered an integrated approach to art. Public Art UHS and the Bauhaus have important connections through the late Peter Guenther.

 


 

Pablo Serrano's 'Spiritus Mundi' Undergoes Conservation

Thanks to our recent conservation treatment, Spiritus Mundi is now true to Serrano’s desired appearance after years of exposure to Clear Lake’s coastal environment.
 



SPOTLIGHT

Brian Tolle (American, born 1964)

'Origin', 2014
 

      

Brian Tolle is one of those artists whose public works engage the site based on its own conditions, history, and opportunities. Origin is based on the creation story of the Karankawa, a tribe that had inhabited a large part of the Gulf Coast, including what is now the Houston area.


                    

 


OUT and ABOUT



Jacob Hashimoto's 'Woodblock Prints' on view through August 31
at Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston


 

Public Art UHS and Nancy Littlejohn Gallery join to celebrate Margo Sawyer Houston exhibition and permanent installation at UHV



TRENDING



Programs Supporting Art in the Public Realm: A National Field Scan



Why Miami Beach
Spent Big on Public Art

 

New Study Shows and Predicts Major

Changes for Arts Organizations in Houston