'Line: Making the Mark," which opened last week at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and runs through March 22, is a show of prints and drawings about making marks in the modern art era -- roughly the past 80 years -- the marks in evidence being lines.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, purchased funded by the Trustees of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in honor of Mr. Alvin S. Romansky. ©2015 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York Josef Albers, Segments, 1934, linoleum cut on Japanese paper, edition 7/35
If this sounds like a circular description, well, it is. And it's a reflection of my quandary in approaching the show. In large part it's a show that eludes me. Which makes it the best kind of show for me to see.More »