Author: Dan R. Goddard

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Steve Brudniak at Blue Star

Steve Brudniak, the artist as mad scientist, or maybe vice versa, has invented a new “emanating reflection optical lens,” a dark, reflective glass that appears […]

Steve Brudniak at Blue Star

Robert Moskowitz at Lawrence Markey

    Working somewhere between abstraction and representation, Robert Moskowitz isolates silhouettes of familiar objects in his paintings, reducing them to minimalist essentials. But you can […]

Robert Moskowitz at Lawrence Markey

The River Spectacular

Philadelphia sculptor Donald Lipski suspended giant, lighted longear sunfish under an I-35 underpass. Bill Fontana of San Francisco amplified the sounds of the San Antonio […]

The River Spectacular

War toys and oil spills

Jack Gron’s macabre, medieval-looking cast-metal toys include a wheelbarrow heaped with skulls, the chilling curves of a hydrogen bomb and a grinning death’s head that […]

War toys and oil spills

Art in the Garden

Albert Paley’s “archisculpture” ranges from the portal gates of the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery to a fanciful 130-foot-long archway for the St. Louis Zoo. But he’s […]

Art in the Garden

The Halff Collection at the McNay

A century ago, American artists looked to France for instruction and inspiration. The brilliant colors and fractured brushwork of Impressionism charted a new, more modern […]

The Halff Collection at the McNay

Joey Fauerso & Michael Velliquette

They have flown The Bower, but Joey Fauerso and Michael Velliquette have reunited for “Exotic Matter” at the David Shelton Gallery through May 8. Fauerso […]

Joey Fauerso & Michael Velliquette

Artpace IAIR 10.1

Buster Graybill had unexpected visitors to “Tush Hog,” several metal sculptures resembling NASA-designed Mars airbag landers that the Huntsville artist spread around a South Texas […]

Artpace IAIR 10.1

Brit filmmaker John Smith

  One of England’s best avant-garde filmmakers, John Smith isn’t adverse to narrative or humor. But his work is often anti-illusionist and tends to make […]

Brit filmmaker John Smith

Transformative Recycling

    Anita Valencia is a queen of recycling, creating large-scale public sculpture from aluminum soda and beer cans as well as intimate “paintings” from bottle […]

Transformative Recycling

Alejandro Cesarco at Artpace

Using text in art can be tricky. Visual artists are usually more concerned about the way letters look than what they might mean when lumped […]

Alejandro Cesarco at Artpace

Illuminating Iceland

As an artist, Bill FitzGibbons has an international reputation for his light installations using computer-programmed, architectural LEDs. Recently, he created a dramatic light installation in […]

Illuminating Iceland

CAM lives!

    CAM is dead. Long live CAM. Contemporary Art Month in San Antonio will be celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, but in temperate […]

CAM lives!

Danville Chadbourne

San Antonio artist Danville Chadbourne ’s weathered ceramic and painted wood assemblages might be the ancient artifacts of an unknown civilization. Made with clay, wood, […]

Danville Chadbourne

Cam

Disclaimer: I am so confused, do you go by Robert or Rob?  CLICK ON THE LINKS OR YOU MAY NOT GET THIS ONE AT ALL […]

Cam

Contemporary Ceramics at Blue Star

New technologies and the Internet, as well as improved ceramics education and scholarship, have pushed ceramic artists beyond the familiar landscape of vessels and decorative […]

Contemporary Ceramics at Blue Star

Tom Slick: International Art Collector

Though a plane crash ended his life prematurely at age 46, San Antonio businessman and philanthropist Tom Slick Jr. had enough adventures for several lifetimes. […]

Tom Slick: International Art Collector