Category 'Artpace Alumni'

6
May

Take a Seat on Benches Designed by Vincent Valdez

The San Antonio River Foundation has commissioned local artists to create one-of-a-kind art benches to be placed along the San Antonio River in order to create unique seating areas and a series of landmarks along the Mission Reach. Drawing on elements of Latino culture in south Texas, Vincent Valdez’s two art benches reference custom-car design […]

16
Apr

Inessa’s Top Five Gala Happenings

1. Décor This past Saturday was Artpace’s 9th Annual Happening.  Shanghai Swing- Artpace Goes East was the setting for shmoozing, art appreciation, and drinks this weekend.  With the help of (outstanding) staff and volunteers, Artpace was truly transformed. The “undisclosed underground lair” was just as beautiful. 2. Cocktails During cocktail hour The Esquire Tavern provided […]

10
Apr

Devon Dikeou’s “Pay what you wish, but you must pay something” now in the Artpace Archives

Artpace alum Devon Dikeou‘s (International Artist-in-Residence Spring 2011) work explores the relationship between participants in the arts, and her recent project, Pay what you wish, but you must pay something, is no different. NADA Miami Beach, which took place December 5-8, 2013, invited Dikeou to create this project, which included reproductions of 16 museums’ donations boxes interspersed […]

10
Feb

Kader Attia, Summer 2014 Artist-in-Residence, in the Press

Upcoming Artpace International Artist-in-Residence Kader Attia (Berlin, Germany & Algiers, Algeria) will be featured in two prominent art publications this month. In the February issue of Artforum, Attia is featured in an article titled “All the Difference in the World: Martha Diawara on the Art of Kader Attia.” Diawara suggests that “One way of thinking […]