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Blaffer Art Museum Renovation Images

8 years ago by Steve Jansen
Fancy. The University of Houston's Blaffer Art Museum recently unveiled artist renderings of their forthcoming renovation and they're yummy. The project, spearheaded by New York architecture biz WORK Architecture Company (WORKac), will only add an additionally 500 square feet to the circa 1973 site. However, the building transformation will boast...
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Blaffer Art Museum

The Blaffer, the University of Houston's foremost gallery, sticks to its mission of forwarding understanding of cutting-edge contemporary art through exhibits and special engagements. The...
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Hot New York Design Firm to Renovate UH's Blaffer Art Museum

8 years ago by Jenny Staff Johnson
Nothing gets us excited around here like "a dialogue between contemporary materials and the renovated elements," and that's likely what the Blaffer Art Museum had in mind when they commissioned young-but-renowned New York architecture firm WORKac to renovate the art museum at the University of Houston. And according to New...
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Eat Your Art: There's a Feast Going on at Blaffer Art Museum

6 years ago by Kelly Klaasmeyer
In 1932, F.T. Marinetti penned the Futurist Cookbook, a work that decried pasta; stated that perfume should accompany food; recommended cork, sandpaper, sponge and felt-covered pajamas for dinner guests; and introduced the "polyrythmic salad," which diners cranked out of a box. The manifesto is filled with recipes that emphasized food...
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Blaffer's Brouhaha

19 years ago by Jennifer Mathieu
When the ten students in the master's of fine arts program returned to the University of Houston after their winter break, they couldn't wait to complete their thesis projects. Sure, they were looking forward to getting their degrees. But more than that, they were eager to prepare their artwork for...
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A Sneak Peek At the Remodeled Blaffer

7 years ago by Abby Koenig
Friday night Art Attack was invited to an exclusive first look at the newly remodeled Blaffer Art Museum on the University of Houston's Main Campus. The Blaffer has been under construction for roughly a year racking up a price tag of about $2.3 million, which for all intents and purposes...
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The Blaffer Gallery's Art SWAT Team

11 years ago by Richard Connelly
In this week’s Houston Press, Beth Secor writes about the “2008 Houston Area Exhibition” at the Blaffer Gallery. Trying to get a look at the works for her review, she had an interesting experience at the space, which has notoriously aggressive guards. My experience with the Blaffer’s museum guards lent...
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May Art Shows: Public Art, Empty Bowls and Dancing Through Space at MFAH

1 month ago by Susie Tommaney
The news is out and we can all stop holding our collective breath. No, we're not talking about the Mueller report, it's the big summer exhibit coming to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. "William Forsythe: Choreographic Objects" is immersive — which we've come to expect at this point —...
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Houston By the Neighborhood: Broadacres in the Rice/Museum District

17 days ago by Susie Tommaney
The notable families who live in Houston's historic Broadacres subdivision are there to stay; don't expect much turnover among these stately mansions along the tree-lined boulevards near Rice University. The area is certainly wrapped in history; it is one of only 11 Houston neighborhoods designated on the National Register of...
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