Now on view: Carmen Herrera at Buffalo Bayou Park, Houston
24 October 2020
Estructuras Monumentales, a major exhibition of outdoor sculptures by Carmen Herrera is now open at Houston's Buffalo Bayou Park. Featuring four newly-created sculptures that were first envisioned nearly five decades ago, Estructuras Monumentales is Herrera’s first public art exhibition in Houston and only the second time that these large scale works have been presented globally. Organized in partnership with the New York City Public Art Fund, Estructuras Monumentales was first presented at Manhattan's City Hall Park in 2019. This major survey exhibition offers Houston audiences a powerful and reflective experience that celebrates the full breadth of Herrera’s work in three dimensions. These works are positioned in the park alongside a sculpture in their permanent — Henry Moore’s Large Spindle Piece (1968).
The exhibition is complemented by a presentation of Herrera’s works at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, on view from 21 October 2020 – 18 January 2021. Titled Carmen Herrera: Structuring Surfaces, it is the first exhibition at the Museum exclusively devoted to the work of the internationally celebrated artist and showcases more than 30 of her pieces from the 1960s to the present, including paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture.
The exhibition at Buffalo Bayou Park will continue through 23 April 2021. Click here for more information and to plan your visit.
Images: © Paul Hester. courtesy Buffalo Bayou Partnership