Rauschenberg and Stella among contemporary works catching the eye of MFAH patrons
What:contemporary@mfah reception featuring a grand private collection.
Where: The art-filled aerie of Ellen and Stephen Susman where the collection includes works by Robert Rauschenberg, Frank Stellla, Gene Davis and Mickalene Thomas.
The 411: The reception for the Museum of Fine Arts Houston's patrons group focusing on modern and contemporary art was part of the year-long program that includes exclusive exhibition tours and access to private collections. Ellen Susman introduced the couple's collection and discussed her appointment as director of the State Department's Art in Embassies program.
Who: The artful gathering included contemporary@mfah co-chair Minnette Robinson, Leslie and Brad Bucher, Clint Willour, Fredericka Hunter, Isabel and Danny David, Art in Embassies curator Sarah Tanguy, MFAH curator of contemporary art and special projects Alison de Lima Greene and Sebastian Campos, director of The Mission Chicago.