Barkley L. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool opening reception at Contemporary Arts Museum

Barkley L. Hendricks and Jack Shainman Gallery, NY

American Realist painter Barkley L. Hendricks's first career retrospective has arrived in Houston. 

Birth of the Cool features Hendricks's famous life-size portraits and nudes as well as his landscapes of Jamaica and early works. The CAMH show adds to the traveling exhibit with works from Walkin' With Walker: Narrative Photography of Barkley L. Hendricks, referencing Hendricks's studies under legendary photographer Walker Evans. 

The opening reception on Friday will feature a cash bar. On Saturday, Hendricks and curator Trevor Schoonmaker will participate in a discussion of the artist's work at 2 p.m. The exhibit opens Friday, Jan. 29, and runs through April 18.



Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
5216 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006


Admission is free
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