The Artpace Blog

30
Apr

Kim Morgan: Sigh (Fall 2016)

For her Artpace Project, Sigh, Kim Morgan (Fall 2016) focused her investigation on blood, of which she writes, “Blood is the material fabric of our life and therefore we have a profound and dynamic relationship to it. It has medical, social, and political meanings and consequences. Blood is woven into our language to define relationships (blood […]

10
Apr

Summer 2008 Artists’ Dialogue: Marcos Ramírez, Mark Bradford, William Cordova, Lauri Firstenberg

In this video, the Summer 2008 International Artists-in-Residence discuss their Artpace projects with curator Lauri Firstenberg. Mark Bradford reclaims discarded and forgotten materials from cities where he works, creating paintings, collages, and videos that explore each city’s past. His compositions comment on the social history of various communities, and the effect that the shifting demographics […]

3
Apr

A Tour of Artpace in 1995

Artpace San Antonio is housed in an 18,000 square foot facility renovated by the eminent San Antonio firm Lake/Flato Architects, winner of the American Institute of Architects’ coveted Architecture Firm Award. The 1920’s building, once a Hudson automobile dealership, is located in the vibrant downtown cultural district, one block from San Antonio’s famous River Walk. […]

22
Oct

Teresita Fernández Recreates Artpace Exhibition for Mid-Career Retrospective

Teresita Fernández, internationally acclaimed visual artist and 1998 Artpace residency alumnus, has just opened her first mid-career retrospective exhibition at the Pérez Art Museum Miami. The exhibition, titled Elemental, spans over two decades of the artist’s work and includes several installation works from Fernández’s career. Fernández’s 1998 Artpace installation, Borrowed Landscape. Photo credit Seale Photography […]