Faith, activism, and aesthetics in the Menil collection

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Smart. Sacred Modern explores how the Menil Collection gives expression to the religious and political convictions of its founders and how "the Menil way" is. Overview The Menil, opened to the public inwas created by Dominique de Menil to make art accessible and promote culture to the general public in Houston, and conserve her and her late husband John ’ s art collection.

The de Menil ’ s were extremely passionate about art, believing it to be essential to life. Dominique de Menil established the Menil Foundation in for the purpose. 7 of 13 Book 6: ‘Sacred Modern: Faith, Activism, and Aesthetics in the Menil Collection’ by Pamela G.

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Austin: University of Texas Press,pp. Yves Congar, Chrétiens désunis. Essai d’un œcuménisme catholique. Paris: Cerf, Address at the inauguration of the Pinacoteca Vaticana, Octo   A systematic consideration of the multiple relationships between aesthetics and religion demands a sorting-out of concepts and issues.

“Aesthetics” may be understood as practice (art) and as theory. It can refer to a number of overlapping subjects, including art, symbol, feeling, beauty, taste, imagination, and perception.

A theological or religious aesthetics considers any of these topics. Piano has said recently (as quoted in Pamela G Smart’s Sacred Modern: Faith, Activism, and Aesthetics in the Menil Collection), that ‘If you make a neutral space you kill art That is why the research we have done on the Menil is about atmosphere.

You have to work on the immateriality of the museum – light, vibration, proportion.’. Book. Dec ; Aesthetics as a Vocation. Chapter. Oct ; Sacred modern: Faith, activism, and aesthetics in the menil collection. Article. Jan ; Crafting Aura: Art Museums, Audiences and.

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Aesthetics as a vocation -- Pamela G. Smart: On the nature of the de Menil Collections -- Walter Hopps: Two museums and two universities: toward The Menil Collection -- William A.

Camfield: Living and learning with Mrs. -- Suzanne Deal Booth: Lessons in development: John and Dominique de Menil and the media arts -- Gerald O'Grady. And next month, Dominique de Menil, the family matriarch (her husband John, ne Jean, died in ), will see the completion in Houston of a new $21 million museum known as the Menil Collection.

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A SMALL WAVE OF BOOKS IS COMING, ALL attempting to document the historical contribu-tions of John and Dominique de Menil. Art and Activism: The Projects of John and Dominique de Menil was Þ rst and subsequently followed by Sacred Modern: Faith, Activism, and Aesthetics in the Menil Collection by anthropologist and art historian Pamela Smart.

Dominique de Menil, The Rothko Chapel: Writings on Art and the Threshold of the Divine (Houston: Rothko Chapel, ). New York Times, January 1, Pamela G. Smart, Sacred Modern: Faith, Activism, and Aesthetics in the Menil Collection (Austin: University of Texas Press, ). The project resulted in a four-volume series of generously illustrated books, ed.

Art and Activism: Projects of John Faith, Activism, and Aesthetics in the Menil Collection. Austin. The Menil Collection is pleased to announce Silent Revolutions: Italian Drawings from the Twentieth Century, the first large-scale survey of twentieth-century Italian drawings mounted in the United States.

The exhibition, presenting works largely selected from the Collezione Ramo in Milan, will be exclusively on view at the Menil Drawing Institute from Novemthrough Ap Holmes, Ann. "Dominique de Menil: From Jeune Fille to Renaissance Woman." Art News 82 (January ).

The Menil Collection: A Selection from the Paleolithic to the Modern Era. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Smart, Pamela. Sacred Modern: Faith, Activism, and Aesthetics in the Menil Collection. Austin: University of Texas Press,   The Menil Collection's website,states, “The Menil is also marked by the activism and spiritual pursuits of John and Dominique de Menil.” What exactly is that mark, though.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm. Contents: Living to create: a memoir / Dorothea Tanning --Aesthetics as a vocation / Pamela G.

Smart --On the nature of the de Menil Collections / Walter Hopps --Two museums and two universities: toward The Menil Collection / William A. Camfield --Living and learning with. Tucked away in a glass case at the Rice Village location of Half Price Books was this program for The Menil Collection’s dedication in Faith, Activism, and Aesthetics in the Menil Collection By Pamela G.

Smart. Typographie: A Manual of Design excerpt from The John and Dominique de Menil Collection. The first, Sacred Modern: Faith, Activism, and Aesthetics in the Menil Collection (), addressed the crafting of aesthetic sensibility in the exhibitionary practices of an art museum.

The second is concerned with the work of technical experts in sustaining the Rothko Chapel's venerated "atmospheric pressure," as the site undergoes restoration. The Menil Collection was designed with the complete opposite need. Smart, Pamela G. Sacred Modern: Faith, Activism, and Aesthetics in the Menil Collection.

Austin: U of Texas, 9. John de Menil to Andy Warhol, JFol “HemisFair ’68, San Antonio, Artists Commissioned by the de Menils, ,” Box 6, University of St. Thomas records, Menil Archives, The Menil Collection, Houston. ↵ de Menil to Warhol, J ↵. Dominique de Menil (Ma – Decem ) was a French-American art collector, philanthropist, founder of the Menil Collection and an heiress to the Schlumberger Limited oil-equipment fortune.

She was awarded the National Medal of Arts in   de Menil, Hubert, Menil, Dominique de Faith, Activism, and Aesthetics in the Menil Collection. Austin: University of Texas Press, Stepan, Peter.

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International Journal of Cultural Property. Houston’s Menil Collection Will Open a New Drawing Institute In November The new institute—and a major renovation—highlights the eclectic tastes and social activism of its patrons Dominique.

AIA Honor Awards How the de Menils and Their Art Museum Changed Houston The astonishing architecture of the 25 Year Award-Winning Menil Collection is a monument to Dominique de Menil, one of the great design patrons of the 20th century.

Dominique and John de Menil, November 6,at the opening of "A Young Teaching Collection" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Photo: Hickey-Robertson, Courtesy of Menil Archives, The Menil.

The Menil Collection in Houston has a growing collection of buildings and facilities. ("Kevin Keim; Courtesy The Menil Collection" - Kevin Keim / The Menil Collection).