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Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presented the inaugural David B. Warren Symposium American Material Culture and the Texas Experience” in 2007. Bayou Bend, one of the great cultural treasures in the state of Texas, is renowned for its superb collection of American decorative arts and paintings.
This volume of proceedings is introduced by the paper Warren presented at the first conference, an essay that provides a firm basis and raison d’etre for the symposium’s overall theme, chronicling Houston philanthropist Ima Hogg’s life-long effort to bring American colonial and Federal objects material culture to Texas.
Additional papers by distinguished scholars Margaretta M. Lovell, the symposium’s keynote speaker, Kelly Donahue-Wallace, Lonn Taylor, and Jill Beute Koverman round out the collection, placing the pre-1900 material culture of Texas, the lower South, and the Southwest within a national and international context.
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BAYOU BEND is the Museum of Fine Arts Houston house museum for American decorative arts and paintings. Displayed in the former home of Houston civic leader and philanthropist Ima Hogg (1882 1975), the collection is one of the finest showcases of American furnishings, silver, ceramics, and paintings in the world. The house is situated on 14 acres of organically maintained gardens in Houston’s historic River Oaks neighborhood.
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