The Artpace Blog

14
May

Look Carefully! Artpace Alumni Update

Look carefully! This picture is not at Artpace, but a complete recreation of Yiso Bahc‘s (Fall 2000 International Artist-in-Residence) exhibition, currently on view at the Artsonje Center in Seoul, Korea. The Center used high-resolution images from Artpace to create an accurate replica as part of their exhibition of Bahc’s work, titled Something For Nothing. The exhibition will […]

7
May

Feats of Art-Moving Magic

Ever wonder how we get huge pieces of art into our galleries? Vincent Valdez‘s (Summer 2014 Hudson (Show)Room) exhibition, The Strangest Fruit, is made of up of larger-than-life portraits, including one huge painting measuring 8 feet by 11.5 feet. Since the piece was too large to make its way into the upstairs gallery via stairs or […]

6
May

Even More Alumni Taking Their Works On The Road

Clarissa Tossin (Summer 2013 International Artist-in-Residence) will take part in the upcoming exhibition Made in L.A., at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, California. Tossin’s contribution to the group show will include the Volkswagen Brasilia featured in her Artpace exhibition Brasília, Cars, Pools and Other Modernities. The show will also include new work by Tala Madani (Spring 2013 International Artist-in-Residence), […]

6
May

Take a Seat on Benches Designed by Vincent Valdez

The San Antonio River Foundation has commissioned local artists to create one-of-a-kind art benches to be placed along the San Antonio River in order to create unique seating areas and a series of landmarks along the Mission Reach. Drawing on elements of Latino culture in south Texas, Vincent Valdez’s two art benches reference custom-car design […]