Bob Kuhn: Drawing on Instinct will be on view at the San Antonio Museum of Art from March 15 through July 6, 2014. At once precise and dramatic, Kuhn’s work reveals an artist working at the intersection of natural history painting tradition and contemporary artistic movements such as color-field theory.
Eldzier Cortor: Master Printmaker Print exhibition opens at the San Antonio Museum of Art December 15, 2013 – March 2, 2014
The exhibition Eldzier Cortor: Master Printmaker, opening on December 14, 2013, features an impressive compilation of artist’s proofs and early impression prints made in Eldzier Cortor’s lifetime. Prints include complete runs of the “Jewels,” “Facets” and “L’Abbatoire” series. Additionally, the exhibition features four paintings, two of them on loan from local collectors Harriet and Harmon Kelley, and two printing plates.
David Rubin, The Brown Foundation Curator of Contemporary Art has resigned from his position at the San Antonio Museum of Art, effective immediately.
“David has contributed so much to this museum, he goes with our great gratitude,” said Katie Luber, the Kelso Director at the museum. “We wish him well in all of his future endeavors and we look forward to seeing what he does next within the field of contemporary art.”
The San Antonio Museum of Art is pleased to announce the appointment of Merribell Parsons to the new position of Curator of European Art. Parsons’ distinguished career has included positions as Chief Curator of Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Assistant Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, and Director and CEO of the Columbus Museum of Art. Her area of specialization is European art history (17th-19th century) with a focus on sculpture and decorative arts.
William Keyse Rudolph named Curator of American Art and Chief Curator of Collections at the San Antonio Museum of Art
The San Antonio Museum of Art is pleased to announce the hiring of William Rudolph in a newly created position as the Marie and Hugh Halff Curator of American Art and Mellon Chief Curator. The position is being supported by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and endowed by local San Antonian philanthropist Marie Halff, in honor of her late husband.