The Melt Goes On Forever: The Art & Times of David Hammons

THE MELT GOES ON FOREVER chronicles the singular career of the elusive African-American art star David Hammons from Watts rebellion era ’60s L.A. to global art world prominence today. Hammons’ category-defying practice – rooted in a deep critique of American society and the elite art world – is in the words of one art critic “an invitation to confront the fissures between races.”

“David Hammons has found the genuinely political, the genuinely beautiful and the outrageously magical in art — and has been passing it on to us these 50 years.”

The New York Times

“One of the most important American artists today.”

Time Out


Venue City Opening Date
Houston Museum of African American Culture Houston, TX 10/26/2023
= one-off screening