Press

The following articles highlight the achievements of the Latin American Art Department at the MFAH. For more press coverage about the museum's Latin American art initiatives, click on the links at right.

Exploring Latino Identities: Michael Wellen (Glasstire, July 19, 2013)

Houston Is Campaign (visithoustontexas.com, February 2013)

Derivative Works No More (The Wall Street Journal, January 18, 2012)

After Frida: How the Curator Mari Carmen Ramírez Has Helped Put Latin America at the Center of the International Art World (New York Times Magazine, March 23, 2008)

25 Most Influential Hispanics in America- Mari Carmen Ramírez (Time, August 22, 2005)


​Above, from the exhibition Inverted Utopias: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America: Juan Carlos Distéfano, El Mudo II (The Mute No. 2), 1973, reinforced, strained polyester and epoxy resin, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires; Jorge de la Vega, ​Music Hall, 1963, collage and oil on canvas, private collection, Buenos Aires; Jorge de la Vega, ​Recuerdo del colegio (Primary School Recollections), 1963, mixed media on canvas, private collection, Buenos Aires; Luis Felipe Noé, ​Algún día de estos (One of These Days), ​1963, mixed media on canvas, private collection, Buenos Aires.