HOUSTON, TX.- Josef Helfenstein, director of the Menil Collection, today announced that the Board of Trustees has narrowed the international search for an architect to design the Menil Drawing Institute (MDI), the first major building project under the museum?s ambitious long-range plan. Show More Summary
The firms will be competing to design a building for the Menil Drawing Institute and Study Center.
Michael Heizer’s “Isolated Mass/Circumflex (#2)” (1968–72), an “earth sculpture” embedded into the front lawn of the Menil Collection in Houston. (Photo: The Menil Collection) In 1945, while on a business trip to New York, John de Menil...Show More Summary
This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features Richard Serra, our greatest living sculptor. A retrospective of his drawings has just opened at its originating institution, The Menil Collection. It will be on view through June 10. The exhibition was previously at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. It was [...]
HOUSTON, TX.- Richard Serra Drawing: A Retrospective, which concludes its national tour at its organizing institution, the Menil Collection, this spring, was made possible in part by a grant of $50,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Show More Summary