Public Opening: Roni Horn: When I Breathe, I Draw


Menil Drawing Institute
1412 West Main Street, Houston, Texas 77006

 

Join us for the opening reception of "Roni Horn: When I Breathe, I Draw" in the Menil Drawing Institute.

For over thirty years drawing has been fundamental to the practice of contemporary American artist Roni Horn (b. 1955), whose work revolves around the mutability of identity and the fragility of place, time, and language. "Roni Horn: When I Breathe, I Draw" presents a selected survey of the artist’s drawings from the early 1980s to her most recent work on paper.

The first part of the show, on view February 15–May 5, 2019, will feature Horn’s encompassing drawings, some over ten feet tall. They belie their scale through the artist’s intricate passages of jotted notes. Marking time and consciousness, the personal notations maintain the intimacy of a whisper, pushing and pulling the viewer into and out of the large work.

This program is free and open to the public.

When:
Feb 14, 2019
Cost:
Free
Time:
7:00 pm
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PO BOX 66494
Houston, TX 77266-6494


713.868.1839


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