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Celebrate Artpace’s 21st Birthday — All Year Long

Celebrate Artpace’s 21st Birthday — All Year Long

You know that friend that celebrates their entire “birthday week”? Well, say hello to Artpace, which recently wrapped up a yearlong 20th anniversary celebration that included last year’s excellent  “Hare and Hound Press + Artpace: The Art of Collaboration” exhibition, the Texas premiere of Christian Marclay’s video projection Guitar Drag and the publication of Felix Gonzalez–Torres: Billboards, a book documenting a 2010 exhibition

Artpace celebrates the launch of new Felix Gonzalez-Torres book

  Since his death in 1996 at age 38 from AIDS-related complications, Felix Gonzalez-Torres has emerged as one of the most recognized artists of the late-20th century. In 1995, along with French artist Annette Messager and San Antonio’s own Jesse Amado, Gonzalez-Torrres inaugurated Artpace’s International Artist-in-Residence program. In 2010, as part of its 15th anniversary, Artpace presented an exhibition throughout four