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David Ruben Article: Glasstire

San Antonio-based Stuart Allen is an artist who wears many hats. Although he has exhibited sculptural and photographic works around the U.S. since 1992 and has more than 35 solo shows under his belt, Allen is also active in the public-art arena, where he has completed over a dozen permanent installation projects and has assumed consulting and managerial roles…

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Lisa Volpe on the KANSAS series

“I never want to see another picture of ________.” Industry veterans share their pet peeves on themes in contemporary photography. In this series they present their “rule” along with five photographs that break the rule in an effort to show that great work is the exception to the rule.”

Rule Setter: Lisa Volpe, Curator, Wichita Art Museum
Rule Breaker: Stuart Allen

I never want to see another pixelated photograph again. READ MORE

New Book: The Altered Lanscape

The Nevada Art Museum exhibition The Altered Landscape is accompanied by a comprehensive, 288-page publication published by Skira Rizzoli that examines the collection’s roots in the 1970s New Topographics movement and highlights recent photographic acquisitions in this rapidly changing field. Edited by Ann M. Wolfe with writings by Lucy Lippard, Geoff Manaugh and W. J. T. Mitchell. Work from the Night Lines series is included in the publication.

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New Book – The River Spectacular

The San Antonio River Foundation is the non-profit that funded the public artwork for San Antonio’s new Museum Reach of the Riverwalk. The impact they made on the Museum Reach project was nothing short of astonishing given their small staff and the very short construction schedule. They are a fantastic, efficient organization with ambitious goals for the continued expansion of the Riverwalk.