Texas Studio: Jennifer Datchuk
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Texas Studio: Jennifer Datchuk

Eyebrow-plucking as critique of conventional gender roles; wigs that mimic authenticity but question identity; porcelain…

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Over the Borderline: Exhibitions at Artpace Address Contemporary Divisions
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Over the Borderline: Exhibitions at Artpace Address Contemporary Divisions

It could be argued that art is limitless. But is it borderless? This summer, Artpace…

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Unpeopled Landscapes: Esteban Delgado, Tom Turner, and Victor Pérez-Rul at Southwest School of Art
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Unpeopled Landscapes: Esteban Delgado, Tom Turner, and Victor Pérez-Rul at Southwest School of Art

Depending on one’s frame of mind, the new exhibitions on view through July 16 at…

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Soli Chamber Ensemble Concludes Season Under the Ligurian Sun
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Soli Chamber Ensemble Concludes Season Under the Ligurian Sun

The shift may not have been conscious, violinist Ertan Torgul says, but he sees it…

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Monet to Matisse: A Century of French Moderns at the McNay
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Monet to Matisse: A Century of French Moderns at the McNay

Artists—Americans, in some cases, expatriates in others—played key behind-the-scenes roles in helping to decide which…

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Lam Gift Makes SAMA a Center for Indigenous Australian Works
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Lam Gift Makes SAMA a Center for Indigenous Australian Works

The captivating exhibition Of Country and Culture: The Lam Collection of Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art,…

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Redefining Modern: McNay Director Rich Aste on Breaking Down Walls——Literally and Figuratively
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Redefining Modern: McNay Director Rich Aste on Breaking Down Walls——Literally and Figuratively

Before joining San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum as its third director in September, Rich Aste…

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Eclectic and Equal: W-I-P offers San Antonio movement artists critical feedback
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Eclectic and Equal: W-I-P offers San Antonio movement artists critical feedback

Frustrated by the awkward process of giving and receiving critical artistic feedback, dance/theater legend and…

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SHOW UP: Lily Cox-Richard
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SHOW UP: Lily Cox-Richard

“I'm trying to shake up my practice,” Lily Cox-Richard says, as we stand in her…

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Animated Dance: <em>The Proximity of Being</em>  at Luminaria
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Animated Dance: The Proximity of Being at Luminaria

For San Antonian Barbara Felix, the human form is a never-ending source of fascination.

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Hand, Heart & Passion: Jim Dine’s Designs for Salomé at the McNay & More
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Hand, Heart & Passion: Jim Dine’s Designs for Salomé at the McNay & More

A hand, a conch shell, a pair of lips, a valentine heart: Rendered in pastels…

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A New Focus: Objectives at Artpace
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A New Focus: Objectives at Artpace

Ryder Richards, Maya and Stack, Courtesy Artpace For the first time, Artpace has asked the…

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San Antonio Symphony Shines in a “Real” Hall at The Tobin Center
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San Antonio Symphony Shines in a “Real” Hall at The Tobin Center

Carmina Burana always packs a wallop. This time, Carl Orff’s paean to frolic and fate…

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Moving Forward: Suzanne Weaver Takes the Reins at San Antonio Museum of Art
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Moving Forward: Suzanne Weaver Takes the Reins at San Antonio Museum of Art

Laura A. L. Wellen interviews Suzanne Weaver, newly appointed Brown Foundation Curator of Modern and…

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Push, Pull, Play:  Kirsten Reynolds’s Site Specific Constructions at Blue Star Contemporary
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Rivane Neuenschwander: <em>Secondary Stories</em>
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Rivane Neuenschwander: Secondary Stories

Fun is a quality sadly lacking in much contemporary art, but Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander…

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Grim State
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Grim State

Willy Shives at the Helm: Ballet San Antonio’s Next Chapter
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Willy Shives at the Helm: Ballet San Antonio’s Next Chapter

The timing couldn’t have been better. Retired dancer Willy Shives had been working his way…

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A+C Q&A: Liz Rodda
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A+C Q&A: Liz Rodda

Austin-based artist Liz Rodda often creates art out of seemingly-incongruous images and content.

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Talctotile, Talctotire
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A City Built By Artists
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A City Built By Artists

Theater Imitates Art: McNay Museum Exhibition Highlights Influence of Art on Theater
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Theater Imitates Art: McNay Museum Exhibition Highlights Influence of Art on Theater

If you were asked to design sets and costumes evoking 16th century Italy, where would…

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Bringing the streets to life
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Bringing the streets to life

28 Chinese
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28 Chinese

A young Chinese artist’s reaction to Western contemporary art, a nod to tradition and the…

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The Future of Art in Texas: San Antonio Part 2
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The Future of Art in Texas: San Antonio Part 2

This is part two of a two-part series profiling emerging artists in San Antonio.

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The Future of Art in Texas
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The Future of Art in Texas

Emerging Artists in San Antonio. This is part one of a two-part series bringing attention…

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A Test, A Plume, A History
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A Test, A Plume, A History

ALL IMAGES: Gabriel Martinez, Mountain War Time, 2015. Originally commissioned and produced by Artpace San…

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Performing Poetry
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Performing Poetry

It Takes a Village
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It Takes a Village

Rural Realism
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Rural Realism

An Epic Re-Imagined
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An Epic Re-Imagined

Spring 2015 International Artists-In-Residence Exhibition
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Spring 2015 International Artists-In-Residence Exhibition

Originally, I thought I would review Oscar Murillo’s installation at Artpace.

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Re-envisioning A Streetcar Named Desire: The Scottish Ballet stops in SA and Houston
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Re-envisioning A Streetcar Named Desire: The Scottish Ballet stops in SA and Houston

Does the steamy story of Stella, Stanley and Blanche DuBois make compelling dance theater?

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Nyssa- The Portrait to Represent Us All
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More than Words
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More than Words

Tactile Appeal
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Tactile Appeal

Jesse Amado, Kelly O’Connor and Andrew Havenhand at the Southwest School of Art

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All the Rage
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All the Rage

Once Gracefully Travels from Film to Stage
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Once Gracefully Travels from Film to Stage

I was hesitant walking into the Winspear Opera House on opening night of Once, the…

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Suburban Trauma Drama
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Suburban Trauma Drama

Andrew Thornton and Rick Frederick in AtticRep‘s 2008 production of True West. Photo by Siggi…

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SOLI Chamber Ensemble Moves into The Tobin Center with HEAR
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SOLI Chamber Ensemble Moves into The Tobin Center with HEAR

After featuring SOLI Chamber Ensemble in our November “Home/Away” column, we wanted to know more…

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