"Beautiful. . . . Art and Activism is an indispensable history of several pivotal decades in the development of Houston's art scene."—Douglas Britt, Chron
(Douglas Britt Chron
"Art and Activism represents the first publication to take a magnifying glass to the couple's pursuit over the course of half a century."—Steven Thompson, Culture Map
(Steven Thompson Culture Map
"[A] lavish tribute. . . . This model foundation publication documents and honors the de Menils' significant contributions. Recommended for those interested in modern avant-garde art and patronage."—Russell T. Clement, Library Journal
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About the Author
Josef Helfenstein is director of The Menil Collection. Laureen Schipsi is publisher at The Menil Collection.