Public art reminds us that we hold the potential to move, change and energize our communities. Continue reading Mi Casa, Your Casa: Public Art in San Antonio
Joan Miró is synonymous with bold colors, abstract designs and creative innovation. The Spanish-born artist created hundreds of paintings, sculptures and drawings throughout his lifetime, but he is best remembered for his friendship with fellow Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, and the playful and colorful compositions that he developed during the second half of his career (1963-1981.) In the McNay Art Museum’s newest exhibit, “Miró: The Experience of Seeing,” Texans … Continue reading Miró arrives in S.A.
Artist Frida Kahlo led a complicated life, but her work and style has become in a word, iconic. Kahlo’s life began and ended in Mexico City, where she created some of best-known paintings, married (and divorced and remarried) artist Diego Rivera and rocked an incredible mustache. Kahlo created more than 250 paintings during her lifetime, but she is best remembered for her striking self-portraits and still life … Continue reading CULTURE FOCUS: FRIDA KAHLO