Chinese Art in San Antonio Museum of Art

If, according to a director of a New York art institution, the first thing that curators should study is the neighborhood’s demography, then a collection in San Antonio will seem out of place.  If an emphasis on Latino culture, with a vast selection from pre-Columbia, Spanish Colonial to contemporary, matches the city’s dominant Hispanic population, … Continue reading Chinese Art in San Antonio Museum of Art

Faces On the Walls — Visiting San Antonio Museum of Art

Situated north of downtown San Antonio along the famous River Walk, the San Antonio Museum of Art is housed in the historic Lone Star Brewery building complex. From the outside, the complex lacks the grandeur of Beaux-Arts facades. Multi-floored, with a subdued sun-fade yellow, the brick buildings give the feeling of a genteel southern living … Continue reading Faces On the Walls — Visiting San Antonio Museum of Art