HARE & HOUND PRESS GIFTS COLLECTION TO LINDA PACE FOUNDATION
LINDA PACE FOUNDATION PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR HARE & HOUND PRESS EXHIBITION AT ARTPACE AND CATALOGUE
Wangechi Mutu, Detail of Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumors, 2005-2006. Collaged digital prints 23 X 17 inches. Copyright of the artist. Courtesy of Hare & Hound Press and the Linda Pace Foundation. Photo credit Ansen Seale.
The Linda Pace Foundation is honored to have received an extraordinarily generous gift from Hare & Hound Press, of prints and multiples by artists from around the world, including Artpace residents and exhibiting artists.
This gift will increase the number of artworks in the Foundation's collection from 620 to approximately 800. A portion of these works will be included in an exhibition at Artpace titled, Hare & Hound Press + Artpace: The Art of Collaboration. This exhibition celebrates Artpace's 20th year, and is made possible with support from the Linda Pace Foundation.
To memorialize the gift to the Foundation, and enhance the exhibition at Artpace, a printed catalogue has been created, funded by the Linda Pace Foundation and available for sale.
"The Linda Pace Foundation is proud of our relationship with Hare & Hound Press, which over the years has assisted many artists from all over the world who have participated in Artpace's phenomenal artist residency program," said Foundation Vice President, Jan Jarboe Russell.
Works by former Artpace resident artists, including Arturo Herrera, Shahzia Sikander, Teresita Fernández, and Chuck Ramirez, represent a portion of the Linda Pace Foundation's collection of paintings, sculpture, installations, and videos, including many pieces acquired in the year in which they were created.
The Hare & Hound Press gift adds depth to the Foundation's collection and will include Wangechi Mutu's series titled Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumors from 2005-2006 and numerous production prints from films owned by the Foundation of Isaac Julien, such as Baltimore, Paradise (Omeros), and Long Road to Mazatlan.
"Hare & Hound Press has been in the business of helping artists realize their visions in various print media for 22 years. It has been our pleasure and privilege to have worked with many Artpace artists over the years. In some cases we printed unique works for their exhibitions at Artpace, and in other cases we printed editions of their works. It is our printer's proofs from those editions that are being exhibited in the Hudson (Show) Room starting January 15, 2015 in honor of Artpace's 20th anniversary, and in honor of my friend Linda Pace. Her Foundation, which is carrying on her support of contemporary art, is the perfect institution for our gift of printer's proofs since it will enhance their collection of works by many of the same artists," said Janet Flohr of Hare & Hound Press.
Artpace and the Linda Pace Foundation, while separate organizations, were both founded by the late Linda Pace (1945-2007), to foster the appreciation and advancement of contemporary art. Artpace, is renowned for its International Artist-in-Residence program, funded in part by the Linda Pace Foundation, which invites artists from around the world to live and work at Artpace, while creating new works of art.
ABOUT THE LINDA PACE FOUNDATION
The Linda Pace Foundation was formed in April of 2003. The grant program represents a key component to the Foundation's mission and the charitable vision of Linda Pace and support contemporary arts organizations in San Antonio and the nation, CHRISpark, public exhibitions of the Foundation's growing contemporary art collection, and the work of contemporary artists.
The Linda Pace Foundation publicly exhibits its collection through loans to museums and SPACE, its public exhibition gallery opened in April 2014. Free and open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 12 noon - 5PM, SPACE showcases the collection of late philanthropist and artist Linda Pace, as well as related contemporary art exhibitions on an ongoing basis. Visitors enter through CHRISpark access SPACE, allowing visitors to experience the meandering beauty of another of Linda Pace's creations, founded in loving memory of her son.
Since 2007, the Foundation has loaned more than 200 works to the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach, the Tate Museum in London, MASS MoCA in North Adams, Mass., the Brooklyn Museum in New York, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark, and the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey - MARCO in Mexico and others.
The Foundation fulfills Linda Pace's vision of supporting the work of international contemporary artists, including those who have had residencies at Artpace. Acquisitions typically echo the themes and character of Pace's own collecting, which favored works that reflected a feminist perspective, engaged social issues, and considered aspects of spiritually and beauty.
Since Linda Pace's death in 2007, the Foundation has steadfastly worked towards realizing her vision, in fact her mandate – to create an artful campus for the community, artists, and the world to experience contemporary art. David Adjaye is to design a building to exhibit the Foundation's growing collection and serve as a destination for contemplation and experience of adventurous artwork from the recent past.
ABOUT ARTPACE Artpace is a contemporary art center located in downtown San Antonio, Texas, with residencies, exhibitions, and education programs that nurture the freedom to dream. Artpace supports the creative process and engage audiences with the most innovative art and artists from around the world.
Since 1995, Artpace has welcomed more than 199 artists through its renowned International Artist-in-Residence program. Three residencies each feature one Texas artist, one national artist, and one international artist, who are selected by a notable guest curator. Each eight-week residency culminates in a two-month exhibition on site. The mission of this program is to provide artists with unparalleled resources that allow them to experiment with new ideas and take provocative risks.
ABOUT HARE & HOUND PRESS Founded in 1993 in San Antonio, Texas, Hare & Hound Press is a Collaborative Fine Art Printmaking Studio dedicated to the production of high quality print editions and works on paper.
Partners Janet Flohr and Gary Nichols bring professional skills and an ethic of fine craftsmanship to the art of printmaking. Janet's study, work and teaching of photogravure have led to her expertise in this area as well as her deep understanding of related intaglio mediums. Gary's studies and beginning years of working in Los Angeles have honed both his lithographic and collaborative skills.
SAVE THE DATE
The Board of Trustees of the Linda Pace Foundation is excited to announce a live performancewith guest composer and instrumentalist Du Yun and in conjunction with the United States premiere of Parallax, the three-channel HD animation by international artist Shahzia Sikander. The performance will take place at the SPACE Gallery on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 3PM. The musical score of Parallax is composed by Du Yun and includes poetry commissioned specifically for the score in collaboration with the Sharjah Art Foundation. Born and raised in Shanghai, China, currently based in NYC, Du Yun is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and performance artist. Her music exists at an artistic crossroads of orchestral, chamber music, theatre, opera, cabaret, storytelling, pop music, visual arts and noise.
SPACE is located in the northeast corner of CHRISpark; Entrance is at 111 Camp Street, San Antonio, TX 78204.
SPACE GALLERY HOURS:
Wednesday – Saturday, 12PM – 5PM.
SPACE is free and open to the public.