Houston Museum of African-American Culture addresses racism with “A Burning House”


The way John Guess, Jr., sees it, this is no time for the Houston Museum of African-American Culture to present art that is merely thought-provoking. Given the climate of the country, he said he feels a duty to lead conversations about racism.

Guess and curator Dominic Clay will cap off a year of shows on a “museums are not neutral theme” with the opening of “A Burning House,” by New Orleans conceptual artist Ti-Rock Moore.

The works will include ice sculpture and live performance on a pedestal that references the removal of statues of Confederate War heroes. The show’s title comes from…

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