The third-floor galleries of the MFAH’s Nancy and Rich Kinder Building are devoted to thematic exhibitions, opening with Connecting Currents—five inaugural displays of art from the 1960s onward that focus on the following themes: “Borders/Mapping/Witness”; “Color into Light”; “Collectivity”; “Line into Space”; and “LOL!”. The contemporary galleries feature numerous artworks drawn from the MFAH’s renowned collection of Latin American and Latino art, including works by: Carlos Garaicoa, Gego, Jay Lynn Gomez, Carmela Gross, Grupo Mondongo, Gyula Kosice, Guillermo Kuitca, Teresa Margolles, Amalia Mesa-Baines, Hélio Oiticica, Doris Salcedo, Vincent Valdez, among other notable figures.
Connecting Currents is currently featured in the virtual edition of BIENALSUR 2021 [LINK ], organized by the Universidad Nacional Tres de Febrero (UNTREF), Buenos Aires. Additionally, Argentine artist Gyula Kosice’s seminal project, La ciudad hidroespacial [The Hydrospatial City] (1946–1972), also currently view at the Kinder Building, is featured in BIENALSUR’s digital space, Virtual Venue: Body, Archive, and Collective Thought. [LINK ].