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The Menil Collection

Public Institution
The Menil Collection
1515 Sul Ross street
Houston, TX 77006
USA
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tel +1 - 712 - 525 94 00
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www.menil.org
 
Opening hours:
We, Th, Fr, Sa, Su  11:00-19:00
The Menil Collection

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  Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, France 68 28



 
 Public exhibitions   2
02.10. - 01.02. (still more than 3 months)
  Group showArt and Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence

16.08. - 30.11. (still more than 1 month)
  Solo showDario Robleto: The Boundary of Life is Quietly Crossed
 
Profile
Foundation year: 1987
 
 Artists
Georges Braque  1882-1963, FR
André Breton  1896-1966, FR
Paul Cézanne  1839-1906, FR
John Chamberlain  1927-2011, US
Giorgio de Chirico  1888-1978, IT
Joseph Cornell  1903-1972, US
Salvador Dalí  1904-1989, ES
Marcel Duchamp  1887-1968, FR
Paul Eduard  
William Eggleston  1939, US
Max Ernst  1891-1976, DE
Frank Gerritz  1964, DE
Jasper Johns  1930, US
Philip Johnson  1906-2005, US
Yves Klein  1928-1962, FR
Luisa Lambri  1969, IT
Fernand Léger  1881-1955, FR
Julien Levy  1906-1981
Andrew Lord  1950, UK
René Magritte  1898-1967, BE
Karel Malich  1924, CZ
Henri Matisse  1869-1954, FR
Roberto Matta  1911-2002, CL
Joàn Miró  1893-1983, ES
Bruce Nauman  1941, US
Barnett Newman  1905-1970, US
Renzo Piano  1937, IT
Francis Picabia  1879-1953, FR
Pablo Picasso  1881-1973, ES
Michelangelo Pistoletto  1933, IT
Jackson Pollock  1912-1956, US
Robert Rauschenberg  1925-2008, US
Man Ray  1890-1976, US
Mark Rothko  1903-1970, US
Natalia Stachon  1976, PL
Clyfford Still  1904-1980, US
Yves Tanguy  1900-1955, FR
Cy Twombly  1928-2011, US
Andy Warhol  1928-1987, US
 
 Previous Exhibitions   168
2014
  Group showfresh: Haim Steinbach and Objects from the Permanent Collection
  Solo showCharles James - A Thin Wall of Air
  Solo showBarnett Newman: The Late Work
  Solo showMagritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary 1926-193
  Solo showMemories of a Voyage: The Late Work of René Magritte
  Solo showLee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds
Description Group showExperiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence
  Group showBecoming Modern: Nineteenth-Century French Drawings from the Morgan Library & Museum and the Menil Collection

2013
  Solo showNice. Luc Tuymans
  Solo showWols: Retrospective
  Group showLate Surrealism
  Solo showForrest Bess: Seeing Things Invisible
  Group showUntitled (Structures): Leslie Hewitt in Collaboration with Bradford Young

2012
  Group showThe progress of love
  Solo showClaes Oldenburg: Strange Eggs
  Group showSilence
  Solo showThis World Is Not My Home: Danny Lyon Photographs
  Solo showRichard Serra - Drawing: A Retrospective

2011
  Group showSeeing Stars: Visionary Drawing from the Collection
  Solo showWalter De Maria: Trilogies

2010
  Solo showTony Smith: Drawings
  Solo showVija Celmins: Television and Disaster, 1964-66
  Solo showKurt Schwitters: Color and Collage
  Solo showMaurizio Cattelan

2009
  Solo showCy Twombly: Treatise on the Veil
  Solo showJoaquín Torres-García: Constructing Abstraction with Wood
  Group showDrawings on Site: Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
  Solo showMarlene Dumas: Measuring Your Own Grave
  Solo showContemporary Conversations: John Chamberlain, American Tableau

2008
  Solo showMax Ernst in the Garden of Nymph Ancolie
  Group showImaginary Spaces: Selections from The Menil Collection
  Group showNeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith
  Group showSterne & Steinberg: Critics Within
  Solo showMax Neuhaus: Drawings Max Neuhaus: A New Sound Work
  Solo showform, color, illumination: Suzan Frecon painting
  Group show"How Artists Draw: Toward the Menil Drawing Institute and Study Center"
  Group showVivid Vernacular : Walker Evans, William Christenberry, and William Eggleston

2007
  Solo showContemporary Conversations
  Solo showA Rose has no Teeth: Bruce Nauman in the 1960s
  Solo showA Rose Has No Teeth: Bruce Nauman
  Solo showOtabenga Jones and Associates
  Solo showForm, Color, Illumination: Suzan Frecon Painting
  Solo showAndy Warhol - Three Houston Women
  Solo showRobert Rauschenberg - Cardboards and Related Pieces
  Group showEveryday People - 20th-Century Photography

2006
  Solo showDavid Novros
Description Solo showKlee and America
Description Group showThe Imagery of Chess - Revisited
Description Group showColor and line; Selections from The Menil Collection
  Solo showFrank Stella - 1958
  Solo showInsistent Objects - David Levinthal’s "Blackface"
  Solo showEva Hesse Drawing

2005
Description Solo showThe Meat Wagon
Description Solo showThe Surreal Calder
Description Group showThe Modernist Impulse
Description Group showDavid McManaway and Friends - Jim Love and Roy Fridge
Description and image Group showCy Twombly: Fifty Years of Works On Paper
Description and image Solo showEllsworth Kelly - Tablet
Description and image Solo showRomuald Hazoumé - La Bouche de Roi
Description Solo showDeep Wells and Reflecting Pools

2004
Description and image Solo showJoseph Beuys - Actions, Vitrines and Environments
Description and image Group showContortion and Distortion: Post war European Art from The Menil Collection
Description and image Solo showPhotographs - Olafur Eliasson
Description and image Solo showLuisa Lambri: Locations
Description and image Solo showArshile Gorky - A Retrospective of Drawings
  Solo showLuis Barragán : An Unbuilt House for the Menil

2003
Description and image Solo showKazimir Malevich - Suprematism
Description and image Group showIn Pursuit of the Absolute
Description and image Solo showJames Rosenquist - a retrospective
Description Solo showSANCTUARIES - The Late Works of John Hejduk
Description and image Solo showJasper Johns - Drawings
Description and image Solo showDonald Judd - The Early Work, 1956-1968

2002
Description and image Solo showH.C. Westermann
Description and image Solo showAnna Gaskell - half life
  Solo showVik Muniz - model pictures
  Solo showAgnes Martin - the nineties and beyond

2001
  Solo showVictor Brauner - surrealist hieroglyphs
  Solo showMineko Grimmer: Remembering Plato
  Solo showYves Tanguy and surrealism
  Group showThe Exquisite Corpse
  Group showPop Art: U.S./U.K. Connections, 1956-1966
  Group showPost-Modern Americans: A Selection

2000
  Solo showCy Twombly - the sculpture
  Solo showFrom Above: Photographs of Houston by Alex S. MacLean
  Solo showSharon Kopriva: Work 1986–1998
  Solo showWillem de Kooning: In Process
  Solo showJohn Chamberlain Sculpture: Selections from The Menil Collection and the Dia Art Foundation

1999
  Solo showRemembering Saul Steinberg
  Solo showSam Francis: Paintings 1947-1990
  Group show17 Contemporaries: Artists from America, Italy, and Mexico—the Eighties
  Solo showWilliam Eggleston Photographs: Then and Now
  Group showRoom : Lars Lerup, Sohela Farokhi
  Group showUtopia Observed: A Photographic Portrait of Joseph Cornell by Harry Roseman
  Group showJoseph Cornell, Marcel Duchamp ... in resonance

1998
  Group showDan Flavin/Donald Judd: Aspects of Color
  Solo showThe Elusive City: Photographs of Houston by Paul Hester
  Group showIn and Out: Naive, Folk, and Self-Taught Artists from the Collection
  Group showMid-Century Drawings from the Collection
  Solo showRené Magritte
  Group showLocal Heroes
  Solo showRobert Rauschenberg: A Retrospective

1997
  Solo showThe Drawing Speaks: Works by Théophile Bra
  Solo showJoseph Cornell
  Solo showGeorges Braque: Menil/Schlumberger Family Collections

1996
  Solo showMark Rothko: The Chapel Commission
  Group showObjects & Images: The Art of Assemblage in The Menil Collection
  Solo showLouis Fernández
  Solo showGeorges Rouault: The Inner Light
  Solo showEve Arnold: In Retrospect
  Solo showJasper Johns: The Sculptures

1995
  Solo showEdward Kienholz, 1954-1962
  Solo showTibet: The Pure Realm; Zanskar and Tibet: Photographs by Richard Gere
  Solo showWilliam Christenberry
  Group showDefining Space
  Solo showCy Twombly: A Retrospective

1994
  Solo showSherrie Levine: Newborn
  Solo showHenri Cartier-Bresson: Photographs of Houston
  Solo showFranz Kline - black & white, 1950-1961
  Group showSome American Drawings
  Solo showPhotographs by Dimitrius Kyriazis
  Group showThe New Generation: Contemporary Photography from Cuba
  Solo showA Piece of the Moon: Paul Klee in Texas Collections
  Solo showRolywholyover: A Circus for Museum by John Cage

1993
  Solo showAndy Warhol Portraits
  Solo showMax Ernst: Dada and the Dawn of Surrealism
  Solo showRenzo Piano Building Workshop: Selected Projects
  Solo showJean-Michel Basquiat

1992
  Solo showMagritte
  Solo showBrice Marden - Cold Mountain
  Group showContemporary Art from the Marcia Simon Weisman Collection
  Group showSix Artists
  Solo showKen Price
  Solo showTadao Ando
  Solo showPhotographs by Constantin Brancusi
  Solo showArnulf Rainer: Young Cross

1991
  Solo showFrançois de Nomé: Theatre of Light and Destruction
  Solo showRobert Rauschenberg - the early 1950s
  Group showObject & Image: Recent Art from The Menil Collection
  Solo showMark Rothko
  Solo showViewpoints: Mel Chin
  Solo showDan Flavin: Three "monuments" for V. Tatlin
  Solo showJean-Pierre Raynaud

1990
  Solo showJames Reaben
  Solo showJosef Albers
  Solo showJoseph Beuys: Works from the Dia Art Foundation
  Solo showJay DeFeo: Works on Paper 1951-1989
  Solo showMarc Riboud: Photographs of Home and Abroad

1989
  Solo showMax Ernst: Selections from The Menil Family Collections
  Solo showCy Twombly
  Solo showPerpetual Motif: The Art of Man Ray
  Solo showBlinky Palermo: To The People of New York City
  Group showWorks on Paper by Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Larry Rivers
  Solo showTerminal Privileges: Michael Tracy
  Solo showRené Magritte: Late Works

1988
  Solo showWinslow Homer's Images of Blacks: The Civil War and Reconstruction Years
  Solo showAndy Warhol: Death and Disasters
  Group showSelected Prints by Callot, Della Bella, and Goya
  Solo showRichard Jackson: Installations 1970–1988
  Solo showDavid Salle
  Solo showRobert Longo
  Group showMen's Lives
  Group showPhotographs: Henri Cartier-Bresson Walker Evans
  Group showTexas Art: An exhibition selected from The Menil Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Trustees' Collections

1987
  Group showMarcel Duchamp/Fountain
  Solo showGenesi di un Progetto: Piano's Rehabilitation of Palladio's Basilica at Vicenza
  Solo showJohn Chamberlain
  Solo showBen L. Culwell: Adrenalin Hour
  Solo showWarhol Shadows
 
Last update: 28 August 2014
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