San Antonio Museum of Art
200 West Jones Ave
February 22 - May 12, 2019
Capturing the Moment celebrates a major gift of over ﬁve hundred photographs from collectors Marie Brenner and Ernest Pomerantz and features approximately seventy primarily black-and-white photographs and a selection of ﬁlms. The exhibition will be divided into three sections: people; war and conﬂict; and landscapes (rural and urban). It will explore key practices such as straight, street, documentary, and photojournalist photography and highlight the technological advancements, socio-political upheavals, and cultural inﬂuences that motivated the era’s artistic innovation.
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McNay Art Museum
January 8-May 12, 2019
Auto Show, organized in connection with American Dreams: Classic Cars and Postwar Paintings, presents artworks whose primary subjects are cars and car culture. The exhibition also includes a newly commissioned video work, by New York– and San Antonio–based film editor Christopher Branca, that explores images of cars in mid-century Hollywood.
November 8, 2018 - February 17, 2019
Sick of reality? Need a good laugh? Prescribe yourself a dose of humor and get immersed in the comical designs of Léon Bakst, Giorgio de Chirico, Susan Hilferty, Gregg Barnes, and many more! Explore hilarity on stage and screen, from slapstick and silent films to romantic comedies and sitcoms. Try your hand at stand-up, or at the stock characters of commedia dell’arte. Watch out for banana peels!