The Artpace Blog

6
Aug

Virtual Studio Visit with Daniel Ramos

On July 16, 2020 Daniel Ramos went live from his exhibition, The Land of Illustrious Men, at Artpace. In 2019, Ramos produced an artist book entitled The Land of Illustrious Men. His exhibition at Artpace, of the same name, is his 2019 book writ large and in three-dimensions wherein viewers can surround themselves with Ramos’s […]

23
Jul

From the Archive: Moved by the Motion – Wu Tsang and Boychild at Artpace

On March 2, 2016, International Artist-in-Residence Wu Tsang performed ‘Moved by the Motion’ with partner boychild. Tsang told Artpace, “My collaborator, boychild and I have been working together for the past 2.5 years. Our relationship began as a film collaboration where I was the director and she was the actor, which evolved into a performance […]

29
Jun

Milagros de la Torre: Systems and Constellations

Spring 2020 Artpace resident Milagros de la Torre is a New York-based artist who primarily works with photography. Her work examines the photographic processes used throughout history that reveal hidden and often dark sociopolitical implications.  In this activity, you will create your own facial constellation.    Materials  A black and white photograph of yourself   Transparent paper (tracing […]

24
Jun

San Antonio Express-News: Fiery installation by Carlos Castro Arias turns up the heat in Artpace gallery in San Antonio

Every so often, Artpace building manager Charlie Kitchen heads upstairs and sets a couple of works of art on fire. It’s nothing personal. Flames are key elements in “The Witness” and “Body,” two pieces in Carlos Castro Arias’ religion-themed exhibit “I came to set the world on fire, and I wish it were already kindled […]