Visual Art

Pace Foundation Exhibition Features Monochromatic Works by Women Artists

Pace Foundation Exhibition Features Monochromatic Works by Women Artists

The Linda Pace Foundation’s newest exhibition, which opens on March 10, will feature 25 monochromatic works by some today’s most influential contemporary female artists. The show, titled Reclaimed, showcases artworks from the Foundation’s collection. Artists include Laura Aguilar, Dorothy Cross, Judy Dater, Annette Messager, Lorraine O’Grady, Robyn O’Neil, Linda Pace, Tracey Rose, Lara Schnitger and

2017 In Review: Artistic Highlights and Milestones

2017 In Review: Artistic Highlights and Milestones

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. As we prepare to bid farewell to a year riddled with chaos and tragedy, and cautiously welcome another with an odd combination of hope and uncertainty, it feels slightly therapeutic to revisit some of San Antonio’s more notable moments of 2017. In an effort to paint a broad

All-Male Ballets Trockadero Set for Tobin Center Performance

All-Male Ballets Trockadero Set for Tobin Center Performance

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, which bills itself as “the world’s foremost all-male comic ballet,” is heading to San Antonio for a performance on January 25 at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. The “Trocks,” as the troupe is known to its fans, was founded in 1974 by Peter Anastos, Natch Taylor and

Esperanza Center Rings in Holidays with Mercado de Paz

Esperanza Center Rings in Holidays with Mercado de Paz

Shoppers looking for an alternative to crowded malls and shopping centers will find a unique selection of gifts at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center’s 28th International Peace Market or Mercado de Paz, held annually during Thanksgiving weekend. This year, the market opens on Friday, November 24 and continues through Sunday, November 26. For the

Project Runway Designer Mondo Guerra in Conversation at McNay

Project Runway Designer Mondo Guerra in Conversation at McNay

Fashion designer Mondo Guerra, who appeared on two Project Runway television series, will be at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio on November 30 where he will join San Antonio Express-News columnist Emily Spicer for a conversation on the eve of World AIDS Day. In 2010, Guerra finished as runner-up on Season 8 of

Celebrations Abound for Dia De Los Muertos in SA

Celebrations Abound for Dia De Los Muertos in SA

In the coming days, Dia de los Muertos will be celebrated across San Antonio at a variety of venues. The observances range from community processions, to displays of altars and, at least at one soiree, an all-star drag show. Following are some events where you can celebrate the Days of the Dead. San Antonio Dia

A New Adobe Studio for MujerArtes

A New Adobe Studio for MujerArtes

The women of the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center’s MujerArtes clay cooperative have reason to celebrate with the opening of their new studio — a building made entirely compressed earth blocks, otherwise known as adobe. The new building, which opens on September 9, is located at 816 S. Colorado and will take it’s place alongside

Guadalupe Presents Solo Shows by Ana Fernandez and Ruth Buentello

Guadalupe Presents Solo Shows by Ana Fernandez and Ruth Buentello

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center will present a pair of solo shows by artists Ana Fernandez and Ruth Buentello on September 1. “Eastside Westside” by Fernandez and “Narratives Invented” by Buentello will feature work dealing with “place and perspective through a bi-cultural lens.” In a press release, executive director Cristina Ballí said, “Both Ana and

Artist Jose Villalobos Deconstructs Symbols of Masculinity

Artist Jose Villalobos Deconstructs Symbols of Masculinity

The 22nd installment of the Young [email protected] Artists exhibition at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas brings together eight emerging artists from around the state. Among the featured artists is San Antonio resident Jose Villalobos, whose work deals with LGBT issues and gender restrictions. Born in El Paso, Texas to a conservative Mexican-American family, Villalobos is a graduate

McNay Sets Fall Opening for Chuck Ramirez Retrospective

McNay Sets Fall Opening for Chuck Ramirez Retrospective

San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum announced this week that it will mount the first major retrospective featuring the work of renowned local artist Chuck Ramirez who died in 2010 in a bicycle accident. The exhibit, titled “All This and Heaven Too,” is being organized by McNay curator René Paul Barilleaux and is set to open

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