The Artpace Blog

24
Jun

San Antonio Express-News: Fiery installation by Carlos Castro Arias turns up the heat in Artpace gallery in San Antonio

Every so often, Artpace building manager Charlie Kitchen heads upstairs and sets a couple of works of art on fire. It’s nothing personal. Flames are key elements in “The Witness” and “Body,” two pieces in Carlos Castro Arias’ religion-themed exhibit “I came to set the world on fire, and I wish it were already kindled […]

11
Jun

From the Archive: Arturo Herrera

On February 21, 2013, Artpace’s Art Talk series featured Arturo Herrera, Spring 2000 resident artist. The talk complemented the exhibition Arturo Herrera organized by Fairfax Dorn for the Linda Pace Foundation.  Art Talks brought together the most innovative artists and curators from around the world with San Antonio audiences to provide an intimate space for an open conversation […]

8
Jun

Glasstire: Ramos, de la Torre, and Castro at Artpace San Antonio

Artpace San Antonio’s Spring Artists in Residence exhibitions opened on March 19th, after the shelter in place order, thus very few people have seen the shows in person. (This week Artpace has reopened to the public by appointment.) As is the case with most Artpace residency shows, the installation element is foregrounded in the work. The three […]

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 […]