ART & ARTISTS

KATIE PELL

1965—2019

“What is happening in your life right now is what matters”

Katie Pell

NEW DIRECTOR

RUBY CITY ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR ELYSE A. GONZALES

“With more than 20 years of experience in the art world, Elyse is a proven leader who will bring a strong vision to this new chapter in Ruby City’s history,”

– Kathryn Kanjo, Linda Pace Foundation President

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Ruby City Announces Acquisition of 

Katie Pell’s Sculpture

Photos courtesy of Artpace

Bitchen Stove, 2006

“I looked a lot at car culture and the different sub-genres within that culture. I made things as if I was pretending to be someone who was really into each of those genres, for example Malibu style, glittery lowriders, etc.” 

–Katie Pell

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RIBBON CUTTING

10.13.2019

Isaac Julien CBE, Kathryn Kanjo, Mayor Ron Nirenberg, Laura Wright and Sir David Adjaye OBE

Mariachi Las Damas de Jalisco

“I can say without reservation or exaggeration – this is an historic moment for San Antonio.”

–Mayor Ron Nirenberg

RICK R. MOORE

1960—2019

Linda Pace and Rick R. Moore in 2006

“His integrity ran deep, as did his affection for the Linda Pace Foundation and the values it represents. His balanced leadership helped guide the Foundation since its inception and his impact will endure.”

Kathryn Kanjo, Trustee

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ALEJANDRO DIAZ

MEET THE ARTIST

“I seem to keep playing the same Mahler songs over and over – for the las four years or so. It’s moody, has a lot of quiet spaces, and is dark and introspective.”

Alejandro Diaz for Ruby City

Read Alejandro Diaz’s Interview

MEET THE ARTIST

ANA FERNANDEZ

Image by Ana Fernandez.

Ana Fernandez, Los Valles, 2017. Oil on panel. 54 x 78 in. © Ana Fernandez, courtesy Cinnabar Art, San Antonio, Texas. Linda Pace Foundation Collection, Ruby City, San Antonio, Texas. Image by Mark Menjivar.

“I think my work has a dream like quality to it; a stillness and a sense that something is just about to happen. My dreams are sometimes like that.”

Ana Fernandez for Ruby City

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NANCY RUBINS MOVE

TO RUBY CITY

“We are thrilled to have this amazing work so purposefully placed by the artist herself in our sculpture garden…There is such a dynamic connection between Rubins’s gestural sculpture and Ruby City’s faceted design.”

Kelly O’Connor, Sculpture Magazine

RUBY CITY

ANNOUNCES CO-COMMISSION

WITH ISAAC JULIEN

LINA BO BARDI—

A MARVELLOUS ENTANGLEMENT

“I wanted to add not only the Long Road to Mazatlán to my collection, but all of Isaac’s work. This was a first for me.”

Linda Pace, Dreaming Red

ISAAC JULIEN—

LOOKING FOR LANGSTON

ON VIEW AT STUDIO

Isaac Julien’s Looking for Langston is currently on view at Studio through August 11, 2019.

Looking for Langston, one of Julien’s most recognized early works, is a meditation on the life of poet, novelist and playwright Langston Hughes alongside several of his contemporaries who were also integral members of the Harlem Renaissance.