• Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America

    Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America features a selection of major works by 21 established artists from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, and Venezuela. Encompassing ...

    Date open to public: 11/22/2015 | Closing date: 02/28/2016
  • Soto: The Houston Penetrable

    Jesús Rafael Soto’s signature Penetrables series is one of the great marvels of contemporary art. The Houston Penetrable—the Venezuelan artist’s final, and most ambitious work—is ...

    Date open to public: 05/08/2014 | Closing date: 09/01/2014
  • Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona

    Argentinean artist Antonio Berni (1905–1981) was widely recognized early in his career as a leading painter and promoter of his own brand of "New Realism" ...

    Date open to public: 11/10/2013 | Closing date: 01/26/2014
  • Carlos Cruz-Diez: Color in Space and Time

    For more than five decades, Carlos Cruz-Diez (born 1923) has experimented intensively with the origins and optics of color. His wide-ranging body of work includes ...

    Date open to public: 02/06/2011 | Closing date: 07/04/2011
  • Cosmopolitan Routes: Houston Collects Latin American Art

    Cosmopolitan Routes: Houston Collects Latin American Art comprises more than 100 masterworks on loan from private holdings in Houston and Latin America, including paintings, works ...

    Date open to public: 10/24/2010 | Closing date: 02/06/2011
  • Hélio Oiticica: The Body of Color

    Through its International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA), the MFAH undertook a multi-year collaboration with Projeto Hélio Oiticica (Projeto HO), Rio de ...

    Date open to public: 12/10/2006 | Closing date: 04/01/2007
  • Xul Solar: Visions and Revelations

    Argentinean artist Alejandro Xul Solar was a painter, sculptor, and architect as well as a lifelong seeker of philosophical, spiritual, and aesthetic understanding. Xul Solar: Visions ...

    Date open to public: 01/29/2006 | Closing date: 04/16/2006
  • Brought to Light: Recent Accessions in Latin American Art

    Latin American artists are now being recognized as pioneers in the development of Modernism, a visual language previously thought to have originated entirely in Europe and ...

    Date open to public: 08/13/2005 | Closing date: 01/02/2006
  • Inverted Utopias: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America

    Inverted Utopias is the first exhibition in the United States devoted to the brilliant, innovative contributions of Latin American artists to the phenomenon that became the 20th-century ...

    Date open to public: 06/20/2004 | Closing date: 09/12/2004
  • Questioning the Line: Gego, A Selection, 1955–90

    Questioning the Line traces the evolution of the career of German-born Venezuelan artist Gego (Gertrud Goldschmidt), from a series of early drawings, prints, and sculptures ...

    Date open to public: 03/02/2002 | Closing date: 05/19/2002