Among the more familiar images are Kahlo’s 1942 Autorretrato con chango y loro (Self-portrait with Monkey and Parrot) and Rivera’s 1915 Retrato de Ramón Gómez de la Serna (Portrait of Ramón Gómez de la Serna), one of his early Cubist works. There’s also Tarsila do Amaral’s 1928 work Abaporu, a bright, bold, stylized painting that’s considered a national treasure in Brazil.
The exhibit covers several Latin American art movements, including Cannibalism, Constructive Universalism, Vibrationism, Modernism and Futurism. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 12:15 to 7 p.m. Sundays. Through August 5. 1001 Bissonnet. For information, call 713‑639-7300 or visit www.mfah.org.
Tuesdays-Sundays. Starts: April 22. Continues through Aug. 5, 2012