A painting by Alexander Calder
Image: Courtesy Museum of Fantastic Arts Houston
Sept. 10-Jan. 23 — “Niki de Saint Phalle in the 1960s”: Taking pictures paintings and feminine sculptures from Franco-American artist’s vital decade. Menil Principal Making.
Sept. 17-Dec. 19 — “Kapwani Kiwanga: The sand recalls the moon’s shadow”: Two immersive installations by Paris-centered artist analyze consequences of trade and labor on ecosystem, modern society. Moody Centre for the Arts, Rice College.
Sept. 17-Jan. 15 — “Emily Peacock: die laughing”: Houston-based artist explores how we use humor to cope with tragedy. Lawndale Art Middle.
Sept. 17-Jan. 15 — “Bria Lauren: Gold Was Made Fa’ Her”: Celebrating females of Houston’s 3rd Ward. Lawndale Artwork Center.
Closes Sept. 19 — “Jamal Cyrus: The Conclusion of My Beginning”: Texas Southern University professor explores Black id and cultural hybrids. Blaffer Artwork Museum.
Closes Sept. 19 — “Dream Monuments: Drawing in the 1960s and ’70s”: Exhibition planned by museum founders subverts waking existence. Menil Drawing Institute.
Closes Sept. 19 — “Monet to Matisse: Perception to Modernism from the Bemberg Foundation”: On personal loan from Toulouse only U.S. venue. MFAH.
Closes Sept. 19 — “Olga de Amaral: To Weave a Rock”: Colombian artist’s radical fiber experiments. MFAH.
Closes Sept. 26 — “Ernesto Neto: SunForceOceanLife”: Interactive pathways suspended in midair. MFAH.
Oct. 2-Jan. 8 “Copy Tradition: Zines Built and Shared”: Analyzing pre-net (but even now-extant) lifelines for marginalized communities. Houston Heart for Up to date Craft (HCCC).
Oct. 2-Jan. 8 — “Later, Lengthier, Fewer: The Function of Jennifer Ling Datchuk”: Porcelain sculptures, substantial-scale installations and video clip interrogate feminine stereotypes. HCCC.
Closes Oct. 3 — “Cauleen Smith: We Previously Have What We Need”: LA multimedia artist urges kindness and sustainability. Modern Arts Museum Houston.
Closes Oct. 3 — “Nastassja Swift: Canaan: when I examine your letter, I really feel your voice”: Virginia artist’s set up/overall performance conjures her incarcerated brother. Galveston Arts Centre.
Closes Oct. 9 — “In Residence: 14th Edition”: Performs in paper, steel, clay, fiber and stone. HCCC.
Closes Oct. 17 — “Withstand: Latinx Artwork in Situations of Conflict”: Multimedia works by more than 100 neighborhood artists. Holocaust Museum Houston.
Oct. 17-Jan. 23 — “Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer”: Nearly 100 visuals from modernist pioneer’s archive. MFAH.
Closes Oct. 24 — “Jagdeep Raina: Bonds”: Tales and scenes from Kashmiri, Punjabi diasporas. Blaffer.
Closes Oct. 24. “Martine Gutirrez: Radiant Cut”: Nonbinary Guatemalan American artist probes meanings of elegance and glamour. Blaffer.
Oct. 29-March 13 — “Draw Like a Device: Pop Artwork, 1952-1975”: Draftsmen synthesize mass media, ads into main movement. Menil Drawing Collection.
Oct. 29-March 13 — “Spatial Awareness: Drawings From the Long-lasting Collection”: Imaginative techniques to visualize space, mid-1900s to current. Menil Drawing Institute.
Oct. 31-Jan. 30 — “Calder-Picasso”: Artists’ grandsons arranged retrospective of 20th-century giants. MFAH.
Closes Nov. 14 — “Ryan Hawk: distorts of trespass”: Silicon sculptures and a film set up explode notions of power and privilege. Galveston Arts Heart.
Closes Nov. 14 — “Enchanted: Visible Histories of the Central Andes”: Textiles, ceramics and illustrations or photos from submit-1700 Peru. Menil Key Developing.
Closes Nov. 19 — “Modern and Modern at the Menil”: Calder and Mondrian lead dizzying selection of abstracts. Menil Main Making.
Dec. 10-May well 29 — “Collection Near-Up”: Bruce Davidson’s Photographs”: American’s keen eye for “worlds in transition.” Menil Principal Developing.
Closes Dec. 31 — “Contacting Currents”: Inaugural installations at brand-new Kinder Constructing. MFAH.
Closes Dec. 31 — “Art of Islamic Lands: Choices from the el-Sabah Collection, Kuwait”: Around 250 items from eighth to 18th centuries. MFAH.
Closes Jan. 2. — “Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience”: Dive into the Dutch article-impressionist’s digitally re-produced entire world. Marq’e Entertainment Center.
Feb. 12-April 30 — “2021/22 Artist Studio Plan Exhibition”: Featuring Ryan Crowley, Jamire Williams and Loc Huynh. Lawndale Artwork Middle.
March 11-July 22 — “Notorious RBG”: The Everyday living and Situations of Ruth Bader Ginsburg”: Interactive salute to late Supreme Courtroom justice/civil rights hero. Holocaust Museum Houston.
March 25-Sept. 18 — “Méret Oppenheim: My Exhibition”: Singular Swiss artist’s to start with U.S. retrospective in 25 several years. Menil Primary Developing.
March 27-May possibly 30 — “The Obama Portraits Tour”: See Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald’s iconic images up shut. MFAH.
April 22-Aug. 7 — “Joseph E. Yoakum: What I Saw”: Self-taught American artist’s fantastical landscapes. Menil Drawing Institute.