Fifty Years of Public Art of the University of Houston System
Edited by María C. Gaztambide, with an essay by Alison de Lima Greene
This publication commemorates the 50th anniversary of the public art collection of the University of Houston System, including works by esteemed artists such as Frank Stella, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Alyson Shotz and Andy Warhol. An essay by Alison de Lima Greene delves into the history of the collection and an essay by PAUHS director and chief curator María C. Gaztambide looks towards its future. In addition, the publication highlights about 40 of the collection’s most notable works, illustrated with all new colour photography and accompanied by entries written by artists, scholars, curators and other members of the university community. The book gives broader audiences access to the nearly 300 artworks on view to the public every day at the University of Houston System.
María C. Gaztambide, Ph.D., is the inaugural director and chief curator of Public Art of the University of Houston System.
Alison de Lima Greene is the Isabel Brown Wilson Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.