Opening Reception: Mark Flood: Gratest Hits
Friday, April 29 | 6:30-9PM
Celebrate the opening of Mark Flood: Gratest Hits at the free and open to the public reception in the Brown Foundation Gallery.
FAQ Team Tours
Saturday, April 30 | 1 & 3PM
Learn more about the exhibitions with CAMH's FAQ Team. Each Saturday, you can take a free tour of THE INTERVIEW: Red, Red Future and Mark Flood: Gratest Hits at 1 and 3PM. The FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) Team, are a group of artists and historians who assist with contextualizing CAMH's dynamic exhibitions for diverse audiences. We invite you to join us and share your thoughts and questions about the artwork on view. It is our aim to guide a visitor's experience by cultivating critical thinking and prioritize their own view in the context of various perspectives.
Exhibition Walkthrough: Mark Flood with Director Bill Arning
Saturday, April 30 | 2PM
Join artist Mark Flood and Director Bill Arning, curator of Mark Flood: Gratest Hits, for an exhibition walkthrough and discussion focused on Flood's thirty year career as an artist who describes the cultural landscape through painting, collage, sculpture, and video. The event will feature a dialogue between Arning and Flood, including a discussion on themes found in the exhibition, and a brief Q&A with the audience.
Admission is free and open to the public.
Concert: Musiqa Presents Gratest Hits
Thursday, May 5 | 6:30PM
Musiqa presents a special concert present in collaboration with the exhibition Mark Flood: Gratest Hits in the Brown Foundation Gallery.
This concert is free and open to the public; seating is limited.
Screening and Discussion: Mark Flood's Art Fair Fever
Thursday, May 12, 2016 | 6:30pm
View the film Art Fair Fever, Mark Flood’s critical and satirical look at the contemporary art world and how art is viewed as a commodity in our culture. The film showcases many artworks that Flood created for the film. Following the screening, Bill Arning, organizing curator and Director of CAMH, will discuss the film and art fair politics with David Breslin, John R. Eckel, Jr. Foundation Chief Curator, Menil Drawing Institute, the Menil Collection.
Artist Talk: Skylar Fein - Eulogy for Frank O’Hara: Pop Art and the Queer Death Drive
Saturday, June 25 | 2pm
Larry Rivers delivered a eulogy for Francis “Frank” O’Hara that became one of the most infamous art world events of the late 1960s, but you’ve never heard of it. Artist Skylar Fein will read this eulogy, courtesy of the NYU Library Special Collections, and relate it to Rivers's work. Fein makes the case that just as Rivers’s work prefigured Pop Art, the eulogy itself foreshadows the response to AIDS a few years later.
Book Signing + Screening + Discussion: Art Fair Fever
Thursday, July 21| 6-9PM
Mark Flood will sign copies of his exhibition catalogue Mark Flood: Gratest Hits, hot off the presses! At 6:30pm, view the film Art Fair Fever, Mark Flood’s critical and satirical look at the contemporary art world and how art is viewed as a commodity in our culture. The film showcases many artworks that Flood created for the film. Following the screening, Bill Arning, organizing curator and Director of CAMH, will discuss the film and art fair politics with Stephanie Mitchell, Executive Director of Lawndale Art Center.
Root Shift: Photographs of Stasis and Change Selected by CAMH Teen Council
On View: March 4 – May 22, 2016
Now showing in the Menil Collection | 1533 Sul Ross St.