From Our Home to Yours: Francis Bacon’s Paintings, Radical Design & “Cloud Column”

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“FRANCIS BACON: LATE PAINTINGS”

Understanding Francis Bacon

Were you able to join us for the lecture about Francis Bacon: Late Paintings on opening day? If not—or if you’d like to see it again—check out the video. Curator Alison de Lima Greene explores Francis Bacon’s depiction of the human form and the major themes that dominate his later works.

Inside the Exhibition Radical: Italian Design
NATURE, POP ART & INNOVATION

A Radical Concept: Fall into Pratone

Experience Pratone, an inviting patch of foam grass that draws upon nature, Pop Art, and innovative functionality. Houston designer Laura Umansky talks 1970s design in her take on this stand-out work in Radical: Italian Design 1965–1985.

Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Column
CELEBRATING TWO YEARS

A Cloud Column Anniversary

Two years ago today, a team of engineers and MFAH art handlers gently settled Houston’s now-iconic Cloud Column into place—all 21,000 pounds of it. Watch and listen to see how Anish Kapoor’s monumental sculpture made its journey from England to the MFAH.

Stay Connected
MOVIE NIGHT WITH MFAH FILMS

Now Screening: Bacurau

“A modern-day western with some of the raw, hallucinatory power of a Sergio Leone epic.”

—Los Angeles Times

Stream It Here through Tuesday, March 31

One ticket is good for a five-day pass to see “Bacurau”. Your purchase supports the MFAH. Price: $12

 

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