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Phillip King’s “Four Decades with Colour”

Phillip King’s “Four Decades with Colour” continuing through Feb. 12 Blue Star Contemporary Art Center San Antonio, Texas Beginning in the early 1960s, Phillip King helped revolutionize British sculpture with his dramatic use of color and non-traditional materials such as fiberglass and plastic in large-scale abstract forms. “Four Decades with Colour” is an intriguing survey […]

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. […]

Gudjon Bjarnason: Sculpture Goes Boom

Before the era of car bombs and IEDs, Icelandic-born sculptor Gudjon Bjarnason began using high explosives to create unorthodox shapes and forms in his work. He was looking for unexpected dimensions to use in his architectural designs for unconventional houses. A maquette he created for a house he’s planning has a front entrance that looks […]

Danville Chadbourne’s moving retrospective

Read more on my blog Alamo City on Glasstire San Antonio artist Danville Chadbourne’s weathered ceramic and painted wood assemblages might be the ancient artifacts of an unknown civilization. Made with clay, wood, stone, fiber and bone, the organic materials suggest a lost culture closely tied to nature. Representing a vast, sprawling world of the […]