The Artpace Blog

7
May

From the Archive: SET

On May 5, 2016, Artpace presented SET – a collaborative traveling exhibition program by visual artists and musicians that re-defined the moving image through the context of divergent sites and live soundtracks. Experimental in nature, the project considers the ways in which artists work in anticipation of an unknown auditory response and, in turn, how […]

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. […]