Create Account

    PUBLIC ART

    Art in the Garden Featuring Alyson Shotz

    Presented by at San Antonio Botanical Garden

    June 30, 2016

    Event Rating (0 votes)



    Bookmark


    Art in the Garden Featuring Alyson Shotz

    Blue Star Contemporary and the San Antonio Botanical Garden are delighted to announce Alyson Shotz as the artist for their 2016 Art in The Garden collaboration. Brooklyn- based Shotz will be in attendance at the opening reception on Thursday, June 30, 2016.

     

    For her yearlong exhibition at the Garden, Shotz has conceived a newly commissioned largescale, freestanding steel sculpture, Scattering Screen, which will interact with viewers and the Garden’s natural surroundings. Known for ethereal artworks that build on natural phenomena and play with human perception, her piece for the Garden is a site-specific installation that encourages viewers to engage with the Garden landscape in new ways.

     

    Of this new work, Shotz says, "Scattering Screen is a sculpture that explores the space between things. The small mirrored circles reflect light and scatter the visible surroundings into thousands of tiny pieces, shifting and moving across the sculpture like an analogue screen. The play between the reflections and spaces between reflections draws attention to the idea of solidity itself as the sculpture creates an optical continuum where negative and positive spaces continually intertwine.


    San Antonio Botanical Garden

    555 Funston
    San Antonio, TX 78209

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Free and open to the public


    General Day and Time Info:

    Opening reception is on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., located at the San Antonio Botanical Garden.



    Phone: www.bluestarart.org


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

    Official Website



    Connect with this Organization:
    Facebook  |  Twitter  | 

    Facebook Comments

    Member Reviews

    There are currently no reviews/comments for this event. Be the first to add a review/comment , and let folks know what you think!

      • FEATURED