From the Collections of the Gallery of West Bohemia in Pilsen
50 Years of Public Art of the University of Houston System
Edited by María C. Gaztambide, with an essay by Alison de Lima Greene
- Features public artworks by artists including Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Mary Miss, Matt Mullican, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Alyson Shotz and Margo Sawyer
- First publication to celebrate this outstanding and varied collection of public art
- Features new photography and an engaging text
This beautifully designed publication commemorates the 50th anniversary of Public Art of the University of Houston System, including works by esteemed artists such as Carlos Cruz-Diez, Margo Sawyer, Alyson Shotz, Frank Stella and Andy Warhol. An essay by Alison de Lima Greene delves into the history of the collection and an essay by Public Art UHS director and chief curator María C. Gaztambide, Ph.D., looks towards its future. In addition, the volume highlights about 40 of the collection’s most notable works, illustrated with all-new colour photography and accompanied by entries written by artists, scholars, curators and other members of the arts community. The book gives readers access to the nearly 300 artworks on view to the public every day throughout the University of Houston System.
María C. Gaztambide, Ph.D., is the inaugural Director and Chief Curator of Public Art of the University of Houston System. Alison de Lima Greene is the Isabel Brown Wilson Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
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