Public Opening of Contemporary Spotlight: Trenton Doyle Hancock
Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 – Friday, Jan. 25, 2019
07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Trenton Doyle Hancock, Epidemic! Presents: Step and Screw!, 2014 (detail). The Menil Collection, Houston. © Trenton Doyle Hancock
Join us for the opening reception for Contemporary Spotlight: Trenton Doyle Hancock in the Menil Collection main building. This program is free and open to all.
About the exhibition
Epidemic! Presents: Step and Screw!, a series of thirty works on paper by Trenton Doyle Hancock (b. 1974), combines illustrations and text in a comic strip-like format. For this presentation, Epidemic! will be installed in a shed, constructed in the center of the gallery and illuminated by a single light bulb, echoing the story told in the ink drawings. On the exterior walls of the shed and the surrounding gallery walls, the artist will create a new tableau of related site-specific drawings, extending the narrative beyond the thirty framed works into the exhibition space and visitor experience.
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Bistro Menil offers European-inspired, American fare paired with craft beer, cask wine, and thoughtfully selected wines by the glass or bottle.
Events at The Menil Collection
Jun. 18 – Jun. 18, 2019
Programs & Activities
Menil Contemporaries Cocktails with a Curator: Mineko Grimmer
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