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Gone Rouge on Main Street: Herrera’s “Adam” Alights on Main Plaza

December 29, 2013
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Gone Rouge on Main Street: Herrera’s “Adam” Alights on Main Plaza

Arturo Herrera, in person, is charming, smily, self-deprecating and personable. He’s undergone many interviews in the last few days surrounding the (re-)unveiling of Red, his 2,500-square-foot wall painting in Main Plaza commissioned by the Linda Pace Foundation. During one TV interview, he says, the interviewer has to keep reminding him not to look directly...
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The Art Guys’ big wheel at SA Intn’l Airport

February 25, 2013
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The Art Guys’ big wheel at SA Intn’l Airport

    A mammoth sculpture created by The Art Guys almost 20 years ago is out of mothballs, and making its SA debut inside Terminal B’s second floor (departure level) ticketing lobby at San Antonio International Airport. Suitcase Wheel is a 16-foot diameter wheel made of vintage Samsonite suitcases stacked face-to-face to form a...
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‘Public Space, Public Transit, Public Art,’ free talk at UTSA-Downtown

January 31, 2013
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  The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, now under construction, will bring a lot of art to downtown–some of it will be street side. To find out what might be in the works, check out this free talk: In the summer of 2012, the UTSA College of Architecture, in partnership with the City of San...
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Goodbye to plop: the rise of real public art

January 31, 2011
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Goodbye to plop: the rise of real public art

Scott Andrews sandrews@sacurrent.com Over the last decade or so two domains in the art world that were previously thought of as rather dull have taken on a new air of glamour. Fiber arts, once considered craft tradition and therefore (like anything with a folk or feminine heritage) not high art, are becoming the media...
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