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Tuesday,  9.27.16

Artist talk

Jenelle Esparza

Tuesday,  9.27.16   |   7–8 pm
An exhibition of works by Jenelle Esparza. The show uses photography and sculpture to explore "cotton production and the predominately Latino labor force in cotton manufacturing along the US/ Mexico border."

Wednesday,  9.28.16

On View

Telling Tales: Contemporary Narrative Photography

Wednesday,  9.28.16   |   10 am – 4 pm
An exhibition of photographs that attempt to convey some form of narrative or story. The show features works by Tina Barney, Julie Blackmon, Gregory Crewdson, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Mitch Epstein, Nan Goldin, Paul Graham, Jessica Todd Harper, Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler, Anna Gaskell, Justine Kurland, Lori Nix, Erwin Olaf, Alex Prager, Alec Soth, and Jeff Wall.
San Antonio  |  McNay Art Museum
On View

ARTMATTERS 16: John Fraser

Wednesday,  9.28.16   |   10 am – 4 pm
An exhibition of works by John Fraser. Drawing from the McNay's collection, the artist’s studio, and select museum collections, this show explores the past 25 years of Fraser's artistic output.
San Antonio  |  McNay Art Museum

Friday,  9.30.16

Opening

Works on Paper

Friday,  9.30.16   |   6–8 pm
A show of works by James Bishop, James Castle, Suzan Frecon, Robert Moskowitz, Fred Sandback, and John Zurier.
San Antonio  |  Lawrence Markey

Saturday,  10.1.16

Reception

Kent Rush: 46 Years of Photography

Saturday,  10.1.16   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition of works by San Antonio-based artist Kent Rush. In his work, Rush looks to photograph mundane objects as well as textures from urban and suburban landscapes.
San Antonio  |  REM gallery

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Joshua McDevitt: Orientation: Unsure

September 9 through 30, 2016
An exhibition of works by Joshua McDevitt. In the show, McDevitt explores "western societal mores and expectations such as gender roles, heteronormativity, masculinity in boys, and femininity in girls."
San Antonio |  Clamp Light Studios

Laura Blair Bodden: Thresholds

September 2 through 30, 2016
An exhibition of works by artist Laura Blair Bodden. To create her photographs, Bodden constructs miniature landscapes in her studio that play with perception and reality.
San Antonio |  Hello Studio

Allison Valdivia: Family Happiness

September 10 through 30, 2016
An exhibition of works by San Antonio-based artist Allison Valdivia. "By viewing old family photos as artifacts, Valdivia creates her own stories, projecting hidden philosophies based on personal experience, on what she sees in the object before her, and from the lack of family history shared with her."
San Antonio |  Provenance Gallery

Jenelle Esparza

August 12 through October 8, 2016
An exhibition of works by Jenelle Esparza. The show uses photography and sculpture to explore "cotton production and the predominately Latino labor force in cotton manufacturing along the US/ Mexico border."

Thomas Cummins: Broken Lens

August 4 through October 9, 2016
An exhibition of works by winter 2015 Blue Star Contemporary Berlin Resident Thomas Cummins. Cummins on his work: "By framing the self within architecture, I ultimately explore how individuals begin to define themselves throughout surrounding social structures."Note: this show is held at Blue Star's temporary location at 112 Blue Star.

Kirsten Reynolds: Splitsplice

August 4 through October 9, 2016
An exhibition of works by Newmarket, New Hampshire-based artist Kirsten Reynolds. In her work, Reynolds uses humor centered around architecture and language to undermine the seriousness usually associated with her subjects.Note: this show is held at Blue Star's temporary location at 112 Blue Star.

Sabine Senft: Borderland

August 25 through October 9, 2016
An exhibition of sculpture, paintings and photographs by Sabine Senft. In their work, the artist uses their experience as a child in 1980s Germany as an entry point to explore the "harsh realities faced by immigrants at the US/Mexico border."
San Antonio |  Cinnabar

Graciela Iturbide: A Lens to See

September 8 through October 15, 2016
An exhibition of photography by Graciela Iturbide. In her art, Iturbide explores the male gaze and the power and dignity of women. The works in this show are taken from the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University, one of the largest archives of modern and contemporary imagery from Mexico in the United States.
San Antonio |  Ruiz-Healy Art

Buster Graybill: Recreational Modernism

September 9 through October 15, 2016
A show of works by UTSA assistant professor Buster Graybill. For this exhibition, Graybill has created sculptures using everyday, discarded objects. "Exploring Modernist tendencies through a rural working class perspective, the work challenges perceived notions of value and hierarchies imposed on objects of “high” and “low” culture."
San Antonio |  Sala Diaz

Patrik Elgström: Obstacle

September 8 through October 15, 2016
An exhibition of works by Patrik Elgström. Elgström uses photographs to explore "narrative, philosophy, politics, ideology, and psychological expression."
San Antonio |  Trinity University Gallery

Billy L. Keen: Retrospective

September 11 through October 23, 2016
An exhibition celebrating 2016 San Antonio Art League Artist of the Year Billy L. Keen. Keen is deeply inspired by nature and the Texas landscape.
San Antonio |  San Antonio Art League

Kent Rush: 46 Years of Photography

September 3 through October 28, 2016
An exhibition of works by San Antonio-based artist Kent Rush. In his work, Rush looks to photograph mundane objects as well as textures from urban and suburban landscapes.
San Antonio |  REM gallery

Scott Stephen Ball : Loud and Clear

September 10 through October 29, 2016
Scott Stephen Ball is a photojournalist and documentary photographer based in San Antonio Texas.  His work centers around the relationships humans have with religion, native wildlife, and the environment in which they live.
San Antonio |  Dorćol Distilling Company

Will Henry: Remote Viewing

September 1 through October 30, 2016
An exhibition of works by Will Henry. The show contains paintings that can be viewed as landscapes, though the artist does not think of himself as a landscape painter: "Henry uses the paintings to analogize the viewer’s experience in the exhibition to his experience in his studio practice, not working from sources or plein air painting, but rather painting recalled and imagined landscapes, therefore practicing the act of remote viewing."

Raul Gonzalez: Werds & Places

September 7 through November 7, 2016
An exhibition by San Antonio-based artist Raul Gonzalez. The show features paintings and drawings comprised of words, architectural lines, and shapes. For the opening, Gonzalez will do a performance reading of select works.
San Antonio |  Carver Branch Library

Objectives

September 22 through November 19, 2016
An exhibition curated by Denise Markonish, Fall 2016 Artpace Guest Curator and curator of MASS MoCA, and featuring works by Jessica Halonen (Austin, TX), Ryder Richards (Dallas, TX), and Kamila Szczesna (Galveston, TX).
San Antonio |  Artpace

Jim Dine: Salome Reimagined

August 31 through December 24, 2016
In 1987, the Houston Grand Opera invited Jim Dine to execute set and costume design for Richard Strauss’s opera Salome. This exhibition features 30 pastel drawings created by Dine during his design process. The show also features documents and photographs from Houston Grand Opera's archive.
San Antonio |  McNay Art Museum

Jennifer Steinkamp: Botanic 3

August 30, 2016 through January 8, 2017
An exhibition of works by Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer Steinkamp. Botanic 3 was created in 2015 and features animated flowering plants that are being blown by un unseen force.
San Antonio |  McNay Art Museum

ARTMATTERS 16: John Fraser

September 28, 2016 through January 8, 2017
An exhibition of works by John Fraser. Drawing from the McNay's collection, the artist’s studio, and select museum collections, this show explores the past 25 years of Fraser's artistic output.
San Antonio |  McNay Art Museum

Telling Tales: Contemporary Narrative Photography

September 28, 2016 through January 15, 2017
An exhibition of photographs that attempt to convey some form of narrative or story. The show features works by Tina Barney, Julie Blackmon, Gregory Crewdson, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Mitch Epstein, Nan Goldin, Paul Graham, Jessica Todd Harper, Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler, Anna Gaskell, Justine Kurland, Lori Nix, Erwin Olaf, Alex Prager, Alec Soth, and Jeff Wall.
San Antonio |  McNay Art Museum

Parlour Games: Ruloff Kip’s Toy Theatre

July 6, 2016 through February 6, 2017
On display is a large toy theatre created in 1919 by Ruloff Kip. Features of the assemblage include moving mechanisms, several working lighting schemes, and an array of set drops and cut-out characters, based on Kip’s house and family members.
San Antonio |  McNay Art Museum

Art in the Garden: Scattering Screen

June 30, 2016 through April 30, 2017
An installation by Brooklyn-based artist Alyson Shotz. Shotz's site-specific installation Scattering Screen encourages visitors to interact with the garden and notice particularities in the garden's landscape.

Rivane Neuenschwander: Secondary Stories

April 30, 2016 through July 29, 2017
The Texas debut of Secondary Stories, a room-sized installation by Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander. The artist's works address "language, nature, social interactions and the passing of time."
San Antonio |  Linda Pace Foundation
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