¡Adelante San Antonio!

¡Adelante San Antonio!

“¡Adelante San Antonio!” by San Antonio artist team Dos Mestizx, Suzy González and Michael Menchaca, is a three part mural celebrating the rich history of San Antonio. Located in the customer service bay of the new ConRAC parking facility, it is a chronicle of the past 300 years highlighting a progression of aviation, architecture, culture and more. Dispersed among the imagery is a greeting that reads “¡Bienvenidos a San Antonio!” or “Welcome to San Antonio,” as well as “¡Adelante San Antonio!” or “Let’s Go San Antonio. As visitors and locals cross the sky bridge a three-dimensional rose window, “Ventana Rosada,” greets them symbolizing the city and welcoming visitors and those returning home. “Ventana Rosada” takes influence from the quatrefoil pattern, a significant piece of Texas history, symbolic of peace and joy. A propeller is included signifying the importance of aviation and the history of flight. The exterior façade of the San Antonio International Airports new ConRAC facility features two large scale murals by the artist team on either side of the customer service bay. The two exterior murals represent a hybrid bird/airplane, which bring together the ideas of nature and culture and recognize the advances in aviation technology. The Golden Eagle is indigenous to the region and the Boeing 737 is a commonly used as a contemporary passenger plane. The left panel is comprised of greens and blues, representative of morning and day flights. The eagle’s expression hold

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Category: Mural
Location: Airport

Medium type: Mixed Media

Date created: 2018

Dimensions: Approximately 500 linear feet

Location

San Antonio International Airport, 9800 Airport Boulevard, San Antonio, TX, 78261

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Accession Number: 2018.MES.1
District: 9
Location: Consolidated Rental Car Facility (ConRAC)
Artist URL: http://suzygonzalez.com/news.html
Alt URL: http://michaelmenchaca.com/news.html

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