One of the most evincing themes in Mechanisms of Affection is how easy it is for computers, digital spaces, and technology writ large to be anthropomorphized.
State-of-the-art graduate studios and sculpture facilities open in Fall 2020.
This large-scale, bi-color acrylic installation, by New York-based Uruguayan artist Marta Chilindrón, debuts at the University of Houston System temporary public art program.
Two fellows will receive a $15,000 stipend each, a research grant, access to a community brain trust and mentorship. Applications are due by October 25, 2019.
Guests will include Charlene Villaseñor-Black, Richard The, and Beverly Fishman.
Lily Cox-Richard questions — and successfully subverts — a long-held association between the aesthetic qualities of classical sculptures with physical whiteness.
After a summer rehaul, the museum has reopened its European art galleries with rarely seen works from the museum’s permanent collection, restored Old Master paintings and sculptures, and a collection of Impressionist and Modern masterworks.
Maps drawn by Indigenous artists at the behest of the Spanish in the 16th century illustrate the amalgamation of visual traditions during the early years of contact between Indigenous groups and colonizers.
Crosses, candles, balloons, photographs, and flowers have become common symbols of the mourning that follows mass shootings; however, residents of the Texan border town are using music to memorialize the fallen victims.
Artist Manuel Oliver has painted 30 murals in honor of his son Joaquin and his advocacy for a compassionate immigrant policy. His latest mural in Texas has unwillingly become the symbol of a shared tragedy.
“Christine,” a portrait of an American hairstylist named Christine Elizabeth Davis, was painted in 1971 by Ben Enwonwu, one of Africa’s most influential 20th-century artists.
“It is shocking that the American public largely must learn about the dangerous conditions at these detention centers not through reporters being able to cover the news, but through second-hand reports from lawyers and advocates granted access under a legal agreement with the U.S. border patrol,” the organization said.