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Art Underground: Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern

Monday, November 12, 2:00-3:30 P.M. | Free parking available at 105 Sabine Street, 77007. Registrants are encouraged to wear light-colored clothing.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS SESSION HAS BEEN ADDED TO ACCOMODATE INTEREST IN THIS COURSE

Visitors to Carlos Cruz-Diez’s Spatial Chromointerference will enter an unearthly realm.  Using 26 projectors the artist has transformed the massive space of the cistern in Buffalo Bayou Park into a magical, immaterial world of light and pattern.

Born in Caracas in 1923, Carlos Cruz-Diez has lived and worked in Paris since 1960. Considered to be one of the greatest figures of kinetic and optical art, Mr. Cruz-Diez’s wide-ranging body of work includes unconventional color structures, light environments, street interventions, architectural integration projects, and experimental works.  In Houston, both the Museum of Fine Arts and the University of Houston have commissioned works by the artist.

Judy Nyquist, board member of the Buffalo Bayou Partnership, which oversees the cistern, and co-chair of the organization’s public art committee, will welcome visitors before we enter the cistern in quiet.  The tour will conclude with a reception.

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Art Underground: Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern
Monday, November 12, 2:00-3:30 P.M.
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Registration for fall 2018 is ongoing. You may register online, by mail, or by phone with a credit card. 

 

If you are interested in traveling with the Houston Seminar to Natchez October 26-29, 2019 you may access the itinerary, trip cost, and registration documents here.
 

If you are interested in traveling to Virginia in the spring of 2019, please call the registrar at 713.666.9000 to place your name on a list. Please see Terms and Conditions for "travel list" policy. 

 

Please note a date in the Mid-term Elections course has changed from that published in the brochure. The course will meet the first two Mondays, October 29 and November 5 as planned, but will meet Tuesday, November 13 instead of Monday, November 12. 

 

Also note Art Underground: Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern on Wednesday, November 14 is FULLY SUBSCRIBED. A second session has been added and will meet Monday, November 12 from 2:00-3:30 P.M. Registrations are being accepted for November 12. You may register online, or by phone.

 

AND WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE A FALL POP-UP COURSE!
Who Gets to Vote: Challenges for the 2020 Elections?
Speaker: Dale Ho, director of the American Civil Liberties Union Voter Rights Project
Monday, November 19, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Location to be announced

 

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