• Houston

    Various Venues

    Houston’s long dormant summer was finally broken in late October by the Alberto Burri Retrospective at the Mu­seum of Fine Arts and several small shows at local private galleries.

    The Burri show is a highly significant one. Spanning fifteen years and includ­ing fifty pictures, it is the largest ex­hibition of his work ever assembled in the United States. In addition, every selection, without exception, is a major one. It is particularly fitting that a major exhibition of his work be held here since it was in Texas that Burri first began to paint. Born in Italy in 1915 and trained as a doctor of

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