Jenn Hassin

Being of Service by Rachel Koper [Hassin] wants her artworks to serve a purpose, one that is aesthetic, and also public, intellectual and speaking truth to power. I did a studio visit with Jenn Hassin to check on things since the birth of her daughter, Jade. She is blessed with agreeable little ones. I apologized … Continue reading Jenn Hassin

Warhol by the Book

At The Blanton Museum by Ellen Heck Viewers become aware of books as collections of content that can be packaged and repackaged. And then that very packaging turns right around to itself become content. Three galleries and a reading room take viewers decade by decade through Andy Warhol’s lifelong relationship with books. Organized by the … Continue reading Warhol by the Book

Roped In

Orly Genger’s HURLYBURLY by H.C. Arnold Some of the best works of art don’t necessarily draw attention to themselves. Instead, they accentuate the world around them. They create a place of awareness, not just about the space they occupy, but also the viewer’s place within that area. Not so much a backdrop against which life … Continue reading Roped In

FREE YOUR MIND

YLA 21: AMEXICAN@ at Mexic-Arte Museum reviewed by Rachel Koper Now in its 21st year, the Young Latino Artists (YLA) exhibition continues to provide experience and exposure for emerging Latina/o artists. YLA 21: Amexican@ at Mexic-Arte was curated by San Antonio artist David Shek Vega, a prolific mural artist and director of Gravelmouth Gallery. I … Continue reading FREE YOUR MIND