had raised $330 million as of the beginning of 2015, about 75 percent of its goal.
The last time MFAH
notched a place in the NPT Top 100 was nearly a decade ago when it was the primary beneficiary of the estate of Caroline Wiess Law.
Such a complete and authoritative show was made possible, in large part, due to the Helio Oiticica Catalogue Raisonne Project, a joint initiative of the Projeto Helio Oiticica in Rio de Janeiro and the International Center for the Arts of the Americas (of which Ramirez is the founding director) at MFAH.
This exhibition was held in the museum's Brown Pavilion, the second of two additions to the MFAH designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe between the mid-1950s and the late 1960s.
the Houston Film Commission; Houston Arts Alliance through the City of Houston; Champion Energy; Anadarko Petroleum; SharpEgg; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and MFAH
Films; Hotel ICON; 4411 Montrose; Sundance Cinemas; and SharpEgg.
Gary Tinterow has built an impeccable record of scholarship and connoisseurship over several decades in his field, and he has achieved an extraordinary level of leadership within one of the world's most renowned institutions," Cornelia Long, chair of the board of the MFAH, said in announcing the appointment.
Without question Gary Tinterow is the leader to guide the MFAH through the evolving complexities of what it means to be a museum of the 21st century," commented Richard D.
It has a really rich history of supporting contemporary art with The MFAH
and The Menil -- both at the top of their games.
Funds Raised Will Support the New MFAH
Arts of China Gallery And Ongoing Foundation Initiatives
Hunting also announced that Oliver, Todd, and Willour will conduct the first round of judging February 17 at MFAH
Curated by Mari Carmen Ramirez, the Wortham Curator of Latin American Art at the MFAH
, and Hector Olea, an independent scholar and curator, the exhibition spans the decades 1920-1970, bringing together over 200 works by 67 artists from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
The Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA) is sending 204 works from its collection to the MFAH
while the MoMA is being renovated.