MFAH presents photography before Photoshop and private Latin American collection this summer

This June, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents an acclaimed survey of more than 100 years of manipulated photography, as well as 516a3bc64eb69.preview-300an exclusive showing of a prominent private collection of Latin American art:

Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop (June 2–August 25)
PRESS PREVIEW: Friday, May 31, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., RSVP: vramirez-sparrow@mfah.org

In the first major exhibition devoted to the history of manipulated photographs before the digital age, some 180 works demonstrate that today’s digitally altered photographs are part of a tradition that extends back to the beginning of photography. This exhibition is organized by the The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and debuted there in October 2012, before traveling to the National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Intersecting Modernities: Latin American Art from the Brillembourg Capriles Collection (June 23–September 2)
PRESS PREVIEW: Thursday, June 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., RSVP: vramirez-sparrow@mfah.org
This exhibition marks the public debut of the monumental Brillembourg Capriles Collection of Latin American Art, which is on extended loan to the MFAH. The presentation features some 100 works, and features artists including Fernando Botero, Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta and Joaquín Torres-García, Emilio Pettoruti, Armando Reverón and Diego Rivera.

Also opening June 2013:
James Turrell: The Light Inside (June 9-September 22)
PRESS PREVIEW: Friday, June 7, 10 a.m. to noon, RSVP: vramirez-sparrow@mfah.org

Please visit the MFAH press room for more information.

Very best,

MFAH Communications

Mary Haus, Amy Lowman and Vanessa Ramirez-Sparrow

713.639.7554

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Don’t miss Picasso Black and White. On view through Memorial Day Monday, May 27. Visitmfah.org/picasso for tickets.

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