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Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting

McNay Art Museum

June 11 - August 17, 2014

13 emerging and mid-career abstract painters whose art is characterized in whole or part by high-key color, obsessive layering of surface imagery, use of overall and repeated patterns, stylized motifs, fragments of representation, and a tension between melancholy and the sublime. Including works by Jose Alvarez D.O.P.A, Ryan McGinness, Kamrooz Aram, Beatriz Milhazes, Charles Burwell, Jiha Moon, Annette Davidek, Paul Henry Ramirez, Fausto Fernandez, Rex Ray, Nancy Lorenz, Rosalyn Schwartz and Susan Chrysler White.


2014 McNay Print Fair

Celebrate the 17th anniversary of the McNay Print Fair, the only event of its kind in Texas and the Southwest. Fourteen dealers from around the United […]

2014 McNay Print Fair

Celebrate the 17th anniversary of the McNay Print Fair, the only event of its kind in Texas and the Southwest. Fourteen dealers from around the United […]

Robert Indiana’s Hartley Elegies

Ten monumental screenprints documenting the relationship between Marsden Hartley and the German officer Karl Von Freyburg.

Robert Indiana: Beyond Love

A major survey, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, includes over 90 paintings, sculptures and works on paper.

CUT!: Costume and the Cinema

CUT! Costume and the Cinema takes an in-depth look at the art of making costumes through the British costumer, Cosprop Ltd.

Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera

Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera is an in depth exhibition exploring Rockwell’s study photographs, commissioned by the artist as references for his paintings. Organized by […]

McNay Print Fair 2013

The McNay hosts dealers from around the U.S. who bring prints, drawings, watercolors, and photographs to show and sell. Saturday, March 2, from 10am–5pm, Sunday, […]

Artists Looking at Art with Wesley Harvey

Wesley Harvey explores concepts of gender, identity, and love in his ceramic and assembled works. The artist’s fascination with kitsch is visible in his small […]

The Human Face and Form

40 modern sculptures focusing on the most universal of subjects, the human body.

Gerhard Richter Painting

New footage of German artist Gerhard Richter painting in his studio alternates with intimate conversations with critics, collaborators, dealers, and rare archival material.

Mash-Up Lecture: Dub & Sports Politics

Artist Justin Boyd, and UT prof Leonard Moore tackle Radcliffe Bailey’s themes of water, blues, and blood in a new lecture series. Space is limited. […]

Summer Workshop Series: Thinking with Blood

A workshop with artist with Bernice Appelin-Williams using monoprint and photo-transfer processes. Participants should bring two copies of two personal photographs. Ages 13+.  McNay members […]

Artists Looking at Art: Ana Fernandez

Ana Fernandez’s paintings and works on paper explore depictions of true crime, sex, paranormal activity, mythology, and the occult in her adopted hometown of San […]

Chris Sauter: Empire

Chris Sauter’s eight-hour video homage to Andy Warhol’s film substitutes San Antonio’s Southtown iconic Pioneer Flour Mills grain elevator for the Empire State Building.

Adolf Dehn’s Tales of Guy de Maupassant

In 1945, Random House commissioned Adolf Dehn to illustrate a new authoritative edition of Guy de Maupassant’s most famous short stories. The 20 prints in […]

Andy Warhol: Fame and Misfortune

A look at Warhol’s lifelong obsession with both celebrity and disaster. This exhibition, exclusive to the McNay, (and with a $15 special admission fee!) is […]