Pasión Popular: Spanish and Latin American Folk Art from the Cecere Collection
“You’ve never seen anything like this,” says Marion Oettinger, curator of Latin American Art at SAMA and the upcoming exhibition Pasión Popular: Spanish and Latin American Folk Art from the Cecere Collection. “These are remarkable pieces—there are no clichés here. The pieces are unique and for the most part very rare.”
Rostros de Maria: The Virgin as Archetype and Inspiration
This fall the San Antonio Museum of Art is featuring several exhibitions that encompass a common theme: love. From ancient Greece to modern times, visitors can view art that interprets love across cultures and through the ages.
The first female nude. The first kiss. Beauty, marriage, children, myth—Aphrodite played a leading role in all of it. Her story and image have been a vibrant part of Western art for more than 2,500 years. Aphrodite and the Gods of Love is the first exhibition to consider how visual representations of Aphrodite evolved across antiquity—an evolution that serves as a key to understanding her complex identity.
Texas Public Radio’s David Martin Davies talks with Katie Luber on KLRN 9.1, December 1, Thursday 8 pm
On December 1, Thursday 8 pm on KLRN 9.1, Texas Public Radio’s David Martin Davies talks with Ms. Luber to find out what she brings to her new position, and where she sees SAMA as going.