The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston has dedicated their new Nancy and Rich Kinder Building to the Museum’s international collections of modern and contemporary art. The soaring spaces feature displays that span media encompassing painting and sculpture, craft and design, video, and immersive installations, among which is Carlos Cruz-Diez’s Chromosatruation MFAH, 1965/2017.
The third-floor galleries host thematic displays that form the inaugural exhibition "Connecting Currents" an inaugural survey of art from the 1960s onward. One of the thematic displays, "Color into Light" showcases work by artists celebrated for their study of color dynamics, including Josef Albers, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Sam Gilliam, Hans Hofmann, Hélio Oiticica, Abraham Palatnik, Fanny Sanín, and Ettore Sottsass among many others.
The show includes Carlos Cruz-Diez’s Couleur Additive 76, 1974, a gift of the Cruz-Diez Foundation to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston among two historic pieces Physichromie 23 and Physichromie 48 both from 1961 as well as two other beautiful pieces part of the MFAH's rich collection on display at Kinder Building's brand new galleries
"Connecting Currents: Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston" will be on view through Summer 2023.
"Connecting Currents" Exhibition
On view from November 21, 2020 through Summer 2023
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston MFAH
1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005
For more information on the show, visit the MFAH’s website