The Artpace Blog


Help Make Art Happen, Donate Pumpkins!

Fall 2014 International Artist-in-Residence, Takashi Arai, is asking for your help! We need over 50 pumpkins by November 4 at 5pm to make his project a reality. Why pumpkins you ask? Prior to the Nagasaki bombing, “pumpkin bombs” (a highly explosive dummy-bomb) were used to imitate the aerial characteristics of the nuclear bomb. Forty-nine pumpkin […]


Artist Forum: Takashi Arai

Fall 2014 International Artist-in-Residence, Takashi Arai, answers questions about his work, his life, and his time at Artpace. Where are you from? I’m from Japan, born and based in Kawasaki, the southern neighboring city of Tokyo. When did you start getting interested in art?/ Was there a defining moment you experienced that indicated art should […]


Artist Forum: Anna Krachey

Fall 2014 International Artist-in-Residence, Anna Krachey, answers questions about her work, her life, and her time at Artpace. Where are you from? I was born in New Hampshire, but I grew up in Sharon, MA, just south of Boston. I moved to Austin in 2005 for graduate school at UT and have no plans to […]


Artpace Visits Dario Robleto’s Latest Exhibition

While in Houston for the 2014 Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Artpace was graciously invited by board member and Fall 2000 International Artist-in-Residence, Dario Robleto, to attend the unveiling of his latest exhibition at the Menil Collection entitled The Boundary of Life is Quietly Crossed. The culmination of a three-year research project, Robleto’s latest exhibition seamlessly […]