October 16, 2021

Lauren Moya Ford

Lauren Moya Ford is a Texan artist and writer based in Austin.

Beatriz González and her Transformed Universal Art

There’s something odd about this bed. Instead of a mattress, it’s got a painting of Jesus. He’s bleeding, crowned with thorns, and in the throes of the Passion. And while...

Collecting Sin Fronteras

Gilberto Cárdenas holds one of the largest private collections of Latinx art. A former sociology professor at the University of Texas, and recently retired as professor emeritus and executive...

(Re)discovering Conquest-era maps of Mexico

  One afternoon when I was a student at the University of Texas, my art history professor took the class to see some maps at the Nettie Lee Benson Latin...

Remembering and imagining: Lauren Moya Ford’s “Sandy Water”

Remembering something is like looking into sandy water — things get lost and hidden by what rises up from somewhere else. "Sandy Water" is an artist book that I...

Between elusive and familiar: Daniel Rios Rodriguez’s “Bruisers”

  Daniel Rios Rodriguez’s new solo exhibition, "Bruisers," at San Antonio’s Artpace, starts in the hallway, where a small drawing of a jumble of eyes hangs across from a spiky...

Katy McCarthy explores the ways that women are remembered by history — or not

  After a long day of collecting plant specimens in West Texas, Mary Sophie Young hitched up her burros and sat down, as she did every evening, to write in...

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