Displaying posts published in

January 2012

Donna Simon’s Seeing Art San Antonio tours

Providing a behind-the-scenes peek at the work of San Antonio artists, Donna Simon, a retired Brackenridge High School art teacher, conducts guided tours of the city’s studios, artist-run spaces, galleries and museums, which she organizes through her Web site at www.SeeingArtSanAntonio.com. On a cold day in early December, she led a small group of art […]

“Chinese Jade” at SAMA

“5,000 Years of Chinese Jade” continuing through Feb. 19 San Antonio Museum of Art Subtle and intricate, Chinese jade carving can seem coolly aloof and perplexing to Western sensibilities, but “5,000 Years of Chinese Jade” presents a tightly focused, high quality, chronological survey of 89 objects drawn from the National Museum of History in Taiwan, […]

Jeff Williams at Artpace

“There is Not Anything Which Returns to Nothing” continuing through Jan. 8 Artpace If a Cro-Magnon somehow obtained an architectural degree, he might come up with the crude, clunky creations of Jeff Williams. Working with non-traditional materials and eschewing the sleek lines of modernism, Williams is presenting proposals for a new kind of ill-conceived architecture. […]