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Vivian L. Smith Foundation Symposium: Materiality and Postwar Art
The Menil Collection presents the Vivian L. Smith Foundation Symposium: Materiality and Postwar Art, Friday, May 2, 2014 at 7:00pm.
To speak about postwar art of the late 1940s and 1950s in terms of differences—the rise of abstraction in America; the simultaneous revival of figuration in Europe—is to overlook the physical qualities that these works of art shared as objects.
How the paintings and sculptures presented their own materiality—their volumetric, textural, reflective, and chro matic characteristics — is the subject of this symposium, featuring Kent Minturn (Columbia), Alexander PottsView more
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Friday, May 2, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
1515 Sul Ross, Houston, TX 77006
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