César Martínez

la Chata, from the Bato/Pachuco Series

Upon entering the exhibition space containing the thematically disparate works of César Martínez, one is overwhelmed by the artist’s productivity during his ArtPace residency. The soft, warm vanillas and pinks […]

Fort Worth Hot Shots: Nine Artists

Forth Worth Hot Shots

ArtPace, A Foundation for Contemporary Art | San Antonio is pleased to present Fort Worth Hot Shots, originally presented by the University of North Texas Art Gallery. The exhibition, organized […]

Art Matters

Art Matters

The exhibit, ART MATTERS, provides a glimpse of the range of artists supported by Art Matters over the past five years. With two Texan board members, Laurence Miller, the Director […]

Peter Saul

Last Judgment

At ArtPace, Saul has brought together a survey of work from the 1960s through the 1990s, including works from private collections in Dallas and San Antonio. This focused exhibit offers […]

Robert Montgomery

Robert Montgomery

For his exhibit in the Hudson (Show)Room at ArtPace, Montgomery continues his investigations of consumer culture and the aesthetics of minimalism. The sculptural pieces in the shoe make architectural references […]

The Closet

The Closet

In the late nineteenth century museums were founded throughout Europe and North America to collect and preserve the indigenous cultures of rural societies whose traditions were being lost due to […]

El Niño Effect

El Nino Effect

Two identical, clinical, white, sensory deprivation tanks occupy the central area of the exhibition venue. Behind, twin showers have been installed, each equipped with towels, shampoo and other amenities to […]

olifant/Funhouse

olifant/Funhouse

The definition of an elephant undertaken as a collective and cumulative task by six blindmen each of whom felt a different part of the animal’s body is the basis of […]

Jaan Toomik

Untitled

When Jaan Toomik first arrived in San Antonio for his residency at ArtPace, he did not ask the usual questions. He wasn’t interested in how to find the Alamo–a shrine […]

Alex Bag

Untitled

I remember, but can no longer find, an art magazine rant in which the author demanded to know why artists, and art, couldn’t just grow up. Why, she wanted to […]

Mass (Colder Darker Matter)

Mass (Colder Darker Matter)

By virtue of their unstinting permanence, monuments and institutions court destruction. Perhaps that is why a bolt of lightning struck a Baptist church in Lytle, Texas and burned it to […]

Still

Still

The important thing, says Michael O’Malley when quizzed about his artistic intentions, is “resonance, rather than meaning.” Indeed, the disparate components of O’Malley’s installation are reticent as well as undeniably […]