Dream Monuments: Drawing in the 1960s and 1970s

Presented by Menil Collection at Menil Drawing Institute, Houston TX

May 21 2021
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Sep 19 2021
Dream Monuments: Drawing in the 1960s and 1970s

Dream Monuments: Drawing in the 1960s and 1970s presents drawings that challenge the conventional idea of the monument as a permanent, grand, or commemorative form.

Dream Monuments: Drawing in the 1960s and 1970s presents drawings that challenge the conventional idea of the monument as a permanent, grand, or commemorative form. The provisional character of drawing helped artists envision forms in improbable scales and for impossible conditions, radically transforming the monument to have a new set of sensibilities. Scaled to the size of the page but enormous in ambition, these works rethink history while rendering environments at turns as absurd, surreal, and subjective.

The show takes its inspiration from the unrealized exhibition “Dream

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ADMISSION INFO

Free admission

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Jun 19, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jun 20, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jun 23, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jun 24, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jun 25, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jun 26, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jun 27, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jun 30, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jul 1, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jul 2, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jul 3, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jul 4, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jul 7, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jul 8, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jul 9, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jul 10, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jul 11, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jul 14, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jul 15, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jul 16, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jul 17, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jul 18, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jul 21, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jul 22, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jul 23, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jul 24, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jul 25, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jul 28, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jul 29, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jul 30, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Fri)

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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Menil Drawing Institute

1412 W Main St, Houston, TX 77006

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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