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Just for your eyes. A new exhibition opened to a crowd tonight at Moody gallery at Rice.

"Urban Impressions" It features multi disciplinary works by an international group of artists.

It also features some local Houston artists works. For anyone interested in urban planning, art and multimedia you don't want to miss it. Check out Mary Flanagans AI works and the collaboration with Rice students. Ric Lowes major painting in the main gallery is amazing and the photo montaged city murals by the Japanese artist Sohei Nishino are pretty amazing. A couple of very nice Julie Mehretu works on paper. The whole show is an interesting statement on urban dynamics. They had a nice chili spiced beer provided by Astral brewing made in conjunction with one of the artist work. I recommend the show.

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12 hours ago, bobruss said:

Just for your eyes. A new exhibition opened to a crowd tonight at Moody gallery at Rice.

"Urban Impressions" It features multi disciplinary works by an international group of artists.

It also features some local Houston artists works. For anyone interested in urban planning, art and multimedia you don't want to miss it. Check out Mary Flanagans AI works and the collaboration with Rice students. Ric Lowes major painting in the main gallery is amazing and the photo montaged city murals by the Japanese artist Sohei Nishino are pretty amazing. A couple of very nice Julie Mehretu works on paper. The whole show is an interesting statement on urban dynamics. They had a nice chili spiced beer provided by Astral brewing made in conjunction with one of the artist work. I recommend the show.

Thanks! Sounds awesome. I would also recommend the Escher exhibit at MFAH for those interested in dense, perambulable spaces. The earlier (pre-illusions phase) sketches in particular are awesome.

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"What does it mean to live in a city today? That is the question Frauke V. Josenhans, curator for the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University, challenged 15 artists to answer with “Urban Impressions: Experiencing the Global Contemporary Metropolis,” an exhibition on view through mid-December."

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/lifestyle/article/15-artists-explore-Urban-Impressions-on-17450682.php#photo-22945200

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https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/inno/stories/news/2022/09/14/rice-awarded-15m-grant-innovation-hub-expansion.html

"Rice University and its partners in an "innovation node" have been awarded another $15 million grant from the National Science Foundation's Innovation Corps program to add five more schools to their partnership."

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On 10/16/2022 at 12:11 PM, hindesky said:

Huge air conditioned tent close to the front entrance, I wonder if these are more classrooms or for a special event.


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Likely related to the inauguration of the new president - there are multiple events taking place this week between Thursday and Saturday, with the formal investiture scheduled for Saturday morning in the Academic Quadrangle.

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"The new Hanszen College wing is on track for student move-in by early January, and the Rice Memorial Center demolition will occur at the end of spring semester despite previous delays in the timeline, according to Director for Project Management Anzilla Gilmore".

https://www.ricethresher.org/article/2022/11/construction-of-rmc-hanszen-building-remains-on-schedule


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