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World War II in Photographs: Looking Back

McNay Art Museum

January 13 through May 10, 2015

Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII, this exhibition of both iconic and lesser-known photographs of war efforts includes work by Margaret Bourke-White, Alfred Eisenstadt, and Carl Mydans, and features documentation of the “Monuments Men” who rescued art stolen by the Nazis.

Back From Berlin

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

March 5 through May 10, 2015

As part of Blue Star’s Berlin Residency Program, artists Ricky Armendariz, Vincent Valdez, Cathy Cunningham-Little, and Karen Mahaffy each lived and worked in Germany for three months. This exhibition features works made by each either during or since their residencies.

Rodin to Warhol: 60th Anniversary Gifts and Acquisitions

McNay Art Museum

February 18 through May 17, 2015

A diverse selection of art works–gifts and acquisitions that have helped to shape and expand the museum’s collection. Includes a range of paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, scene and costume designs, and decorative works–most of which have not previously been exhibited.

Regarding Ruscha

McNay Art Museum

January 21 through May 17, 2015

A number of contemporary San Antonio artists have created prints and drawings that speak to the lasting influence of artist Ed Ruscha, and perhaps relate directly to the Ruscha prints in the McNay collection.

Autumn Knight / Oscar Murillo / Henry Taylor

Artpace

March 19 through May 17, 2015

An exhibition of new works by Spring 2015 artists-in-residence Autumn Knight (Houston, Texas), Henry Taylor (Los Angeles), and Oscar Murillo La Paila (Colombia/London), selected by this round’s guest curator, Cesar Garcia.

Altars

Kerr Arts & Cultural Center

April 23 through May 17, 2015

An exhibition held in conjunction with Cinco de Mayo featuring artist-made altars as well as photography and fiber work depicting altars.

Felix D’eon: Amor Sin Fronteras

San Angel Folk Art

April 2 through May 31, 2015

The first Texas exhibition work by Mexico City artist Felix D’eon features paintings that celebrate gay and lesbian love by fantastically imagining situations in various historical contexts–Aztec civilization, Revolutionary era Mexico, and the American West.

Gestural Configurations

Roosevelt Library

April 15 through July 7, 2015

Octavia’s second annual pop-up art show in collaboration with curator Alice Carrington Foultz at the historic Roosevelt Library features the work Texas artist Sherry Owens, New York-based Japanese artist Kikuo Saito, and New Orleans artist Regina Scully.

Alejandro Diaz: It Takes a Village

Linda Pace Foundation

April 18 through September 12, 2015

An exhibition of sculptures, paintings, hand-woven tapestry, and a new site-specific installation by New York-based artist Alejandro Diaz. Having grown up in San Antonio, much of Diaz’ work is influenced by elements of Mexican/Texan cultures.

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Top Five: April 23, 2015

Top Five: April 23, 2015

Spring is here! Watch Christina, Bill and Rainey count the mushrooming student shows and catch the buzz on the art-science connection, or just read the […]