The Artpace Blog

14
Aug

Virtual Studio Visit with Mario Ybarra Jr.

Learn more about Fall 2009 International Artist-in-Resident Mario Ybarra Jr.in this live studio visit.  Based in Los Angeles, Ybarra creates sculptures, installations, photographs, and activist interventions as a means of examining various components of Mexican-American identity.  About the Artist  Mario Ybarra Jr. (b.1973) is a Mexican-American, conceptual artist born and raised in Los Angeles. His […]

9
Jul

Félix González-Torres: “Untitled” (Beginning)

Felix Gonzalez-Torres’ “Untitled” (Beginning) was originally created and exhibited by the artist during his 1995 Artpace residency. The installation was installed in the Main Space gallery for Artpace’s twentieth anniversary in 2015. Chosen by guest curator Robert Storr, Gonzalez-Torres was the first US-based artist invited for Artpace’s inaugural International Artist-in-Residence program.

9
Jun

Pak Sheung-Chuen: Newspaper Collages 

Summer 2013 Resident Artist Pak Sheung-Chuen is a writer and artist who creates conceptual artwork that explores contradictions in the odd and uneventful events of daily life.   In this activity, you will create the front page of your own newspaper by creating a collage that combines both written and image-based components.   Materials   Paper (different kinds, different sizes; the larger, the better!)  Newspapers and magazines   Writing utensils (markers, pencils)  Scissors  […]

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 […]