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1533 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006
713-525-9400
Closed Now
Wed–Sun 11am–7pm
Free Admission
1533 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006
713-525-9400

Menil

Public Program

Apparitions and Curatorial Adventures Lecture

Allegra Pesenti, curator at large at the Menil Drawing Institute, discusses the realization of the exhibition Apparition: Frottages and Rubbings 1860 to Now and explores the diverse works, sites, and cultures that she encountered during its preliminary stages.
Allegra Pesenti, curator at large for the Menil Drawing Institute, guides us through the historical roots and contemporary impact of frottage, the automatic drawing method made famous by Surrealist artist Max Ernst. Pesenti discusses the realization of the exhibition Apparitions: Frottages and Rubbings 1860 to Now and explores the diverse works, sites, and cultures that she encountered during its preliminary stages.