Lakey Hinson, who was detained for drawing on the sidewalk, lamented that “chalk art can get you arrested quicker than open carrying a firearm.”
The sculpture, which she bought for $34.99, is now on view at the San Antonio Museum of Art.
One of Red Star’s many strengths is her ability to examine both the past and what’s still to come.
Moffett returns to his hometown of San Antonio for a dynamic exploration of the natural world alongside masterpieces from the McNay collection.
Though the area has been at the center of recent border wall debates, its complexity and diversity have been politicized and oversimplified for centuries.
Doerte Weber’s weavings reproduce the ubiquitous charts and graphics related to infection rates, deaths, and unemployment.
The museum’s collection now includes a mixed-media garment by Jeffrey Gibson and an aluminum signage piece by Edgar Heap of Birds.
| During a public meeting at the Centro de Artes in San Antonio, Texas, the center’s committee voted to reinstall Xandra Ibarra’s work, which had been removed from the exhibition XicanX: New Visions. The city, which funds and oversees Centro de Artes, had barred Ibarra’s video prior to the exhibition’s opening, citing “obscene content.” The decision now moves to the hands of the San Antonio Arts Commission, a group of 15 members appointed by the Mayor and City Council, who will vote on the issue on March 10. Read the full story here.
The National Coalition Against Censorship says the removal of Ibarra’s video “raises serious First Amendment concerns.”
Skimming through the titles — like Recetas que escribió mi madre con amor para sus hijas (“Recipes my mom wrote with love for her daughters”) — gives one a sense of the intimate nature of these objects, digitized by the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Christie Blizard’s paintings have been on national television more than a dozen times in the past year.
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS — “Wow bizzarro!” I hear a visitor exclaim with a delighted grin as they walk out the front door of the San Angel Folk Art gallery. The venue is one of those quirky finds one relishes during an art tour in a new city. It offers a colorful breath of fresh air to a predominating white cube aesthetic, and a friendly alternative to the “take ourselves too seriously” attitude of many in the contemporary gallery world.