Discovery Green Conservancy will present the bold and imaginative exhibition, "The Shape of Things: Michael Craig-Martin at Discovery Green." The show comprises a series of six monumental sculptures by the renowned British artist, whose colorful, oversized steel forms offer a playful perspective of everyday objects and challenge our perception of space, appearing like line drawings in the air.
This is the first exhibition of the Craig-Martin’s sculptures to be seen in Texas, and only the second venue in the United States. Six sculptures ranging from 8 to 12 feet high, depicting everyday objects such as an umbrella, a wheelbarrow, a light bulb, and a shoe can be seen. These larger than life works are playful and evocatively simple. Visitors can walk around the pieces at Discovery Green, observing these extraordinary sculptures in a new context.
The works will be showcased around Discovery Green’s Kinder Lake and will be on view during park hours through November 3rd and are presented in partnership with Gagosian. The exhibition is part of the Discovery Green Conservancy’s Public Art Program which has, over the past 10 years, enriched visitor experience with numerous temporary exhibitions as well as several signature permanent pieces.
Visitors are invited to share their experiences using the hashtags #MichaelCraigMartin and #DiscoveryGreen. Admission is free, so don’t miss it!
It’s hard to leave home sometimes – trust us, we know. But Chartwell Court Apartments in Houston, Texas believes it is important to not only stay active in your community but to also express curiosity about new subjects. This event is the perfect chance to spread your roots and learn new things!
Saturday, August 31, 2019—10:00 AM
Event Venue Location:
1500 McKinney Street
Houston, Texas 77010