An exhibition of works by former Künstlerhaus Bethanien resident artist Jenny Magnusson. Working with everyday materials, Magnusson makes performative sculptural installations that, through their creation, become site-specific.
From the gallery: "Daniela Riojas will engage in a city-wide collection of voices, requesting that residents speak and submit the names of loved ones who have passed away. With these soundbytes, Riojas will create an auditory underworld, a matrix-like vibrational Mictlan, or place of the dead as it was referred to in Aztec tradition." For info on submitting to the project, go here.
Life After Halloween is a show of works by San Antonio artist Beer Fang (Bryan Duff).In Cubiculum, San Antonio artist Michael Menchaca presents a selection his signature serigraph's, as well as a multi-dimensional installations and digital projections.Fade Away is a show of large scale paintings, mixed media works, drawings and silkscreens by Elizabeth and Maurice Treviño.
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.
An exhibition by Austin artist Seth Orion Schwaiger. This show is an extension of Schwaiger's COMPLEX, which was exhibited at Pump Project in Austin in spring of 2016. The show is immersive and requires the viewer to engage with it and activate its works.
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."
An exhibition of works by Nebraska-based artist Walker Pickering. For this series of works Pickering draws on his personal experiences of paying in a marching band to capture intimate images associated with the preparation and performances of college and high school bands.
A show of works by San Antonio artist Amada Claire Miller. The exhibition consists of works that explore fiber art as painting and challenge "the assumptions associated with fiber while further blurring the distinctions between craft and art." The show will also include wearable paintings.
An exhibition of works by San Antonio artist Jen Frost Smith. From the gallery: "Smith uses methods of action painting and collage to create an immersive environment in which symbols and mark-making express the layers of self-worth within the language of contemporary art such as painting, video, and installation. She is a self-professed Maximalist."
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.
A show of works by Mexican sculptor Jorge Yázpik. The abstract works are influenced by the sacred geometries of pre-Columbian art and artifacts and are meant to make viewers aware of and engage with their environments. This exhibition is curated by Gabriella Scott Boschi.
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).
An online, Instagram performance art exhibition presented by Performance Art Houston. The show is curated by Brandon Zech and features works by Lauren Moya Ford, Iva Kinnaird, Pierre Krause, Evan L. McCarley, Megan Solis, and Eric Thayer. To see the show, go here.
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.
An exhibition of work by Texas Modernist Dorothy Hood. The museum has a large holding of work from Hood's estate, so the works will be drawn from this collection, as well as museums across the country.
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.
An exhibition of works by artist Carlos Merida. Merida worked as an assistant to Diego Rivera and studied in Paris where he was influenced by the art of Modigliani and Picasso. He went on to be come one of Mexico's first successful abstract artists.
An exhibition showcasing prints from the collection of Susan Toomey Frost. Highlights from Frost's collection include Alfredo Zalce’s, En La Hamaca of 1945, rare impressions by the Tlaxcalan muralist and printmaker Desiderio Hernández Xochitiotzin, as well as prints by José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros.
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.
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.