Short Features

Photograph of round terracotta lamp with molded image in center, a rectangular marble slab with gray veins, rust stains, and carved inscription, and two blue, green, and gold glass vessels
From the Collection, Understanding Art

Contextualizing a Roman Gravestone in the Menil Collection

Image of letter from Hanne Darboven to Barbara Cusack, February 3, 1975. Collection of Barbara Hill
Contemporary Art, Drawing

On Houston Time—Hanne Darboven and the Barbara Cusack Gallery, 1974–76

Giorgio de Chirico, *Melancholia*, dated 1916, painted ca. 1944–45
Surrealism, Art and Ideas, From the Archives and Library

Pictures for Dreaming: Surrealism in the Dream Monuments Archive

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Drawing, Art and Ideas, From the Archives and Library

Drawing Is a Path Toward Reality: Four Monuments for Houston

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Contemporary Art, Art and Ideas

Monumental Dreams: A Story for Houston, ca. 1969

Vertical collage of torn paper predominantly of blue, black and cream-colored strips by Gene Charlton
Drawing, Art and Ideas

Torn Papers: Gene Charlton in Rome

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Welcome to the Menil Drawing Institute

Joan Miró, Cover for *transition* no. 24, Fall 1936, from the Menil Library Special Collections.
Surrealism, Art and Ideas, From the Archives and Library

Art, Politics, and Periodicals: Modernist Bugbears of Houston

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Rediscover the Menil Collection

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Mona Hatoum: Terra Infirma

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Contemporary Art, From the Collection

Dario Robleto’s Things Placed in the Sea, Become the Sea

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Art in the Storm: Menil Responds to Hurricane Harvey

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Conservation, Materials and Methods

Changing Light of Chryssa

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In the Gallery

Ellsworth Kelly at the Menil

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Curating, Understanding Art

Fragments and Photographs: Reflections on an Unfinished Work by Jay DeFeo

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Curating, In the Gallery

David Whitney, Artist’s Curator

From the Archives and Library

Digitizing Dada Periodicals in the Menil Library

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Drawing, In the Gallery

Harold Ancart: Untitled (There is no there there)


Menil Audio: As Essential as Dreams

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The Smither Collection at the Menil: Solange Knopf’s Spirit Codex No. 14

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Conservation of Mark di Suvero’s Bygone

A large cardboard box cut at the seems and flattened and hung on the wall, with another box protruding from lower center.
Materials and Methods, From the Collection

Through the Hands of Others: Rauschenberg’s National Spinning / Red / Spring (Cardboard)

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Understanding Art

A New Way of Seeing, with Claudia Horwitz

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Contemporary Art, From the Collection, Art and Ideas

Zarina’s Abyss and the Veil of the Beloved