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Fifty years after his LOVE painting made Robert Indiana a sensation, the artist has died at the age of 89.

Indiana's two-row rendering of the word, with its tilted "O," became one of the most recognizable works of modern art in the world. The famous design emerged from deep influences in Indiana's life, from his early exposure to religion to his father's career.

San Antonio River Authority

Phase 1 of San Antonio's newest re-imagining of its waterways opens Saturday after three years of construction. 


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This week on Fronteras we look at issues of legal immigration, and a new art exhibit that pays tribute to Latino culture.

  • Representatives from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services talk about evolving immigration law and how it affects the application process for legal entry into the U.S. (0:00).
  • Artist Analy Diego’s new exhibit “Latino Faces” is a pop-art tribute to the contribution of Latinos around the world (16:27).


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The San Antonio Botanical Garden has added several pieces of temporary art to its expanding campus, with five steel pieces by Rodrigo Garagarza, said the garden's executive director Bob Brackman.


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Updated Feb. 8

A look back at African American art of the last 100 years will soon open at the McNay Art Museum’s Jane and Arthur Stieren Center for Exhibitions. Curator Rene Barilleaux says the reason the exhibit is so big is that it's not just one collection.


Department of Arts and Culture

From a food-centric Cinematic piece to a new arts exhibit to a chocolate festival, there's plenty to sink your teeth into this weekend.


From Texas Standard.

Most people know his acting and comedy, especially his movies and recordings with counterculture collaborator Tommy Chong. But there’s a whole lot more to Cheech Marin than you’d imagine. He’s also a major player in the art world.

"The Secret Ops of the CIA" calendars spotlight an unusual art genre: meticulous paintings of spy missions.

Jack Morgan

A solar panel went up in downtown San Antonio on Friday, and it's one that's unlike any other.

"This is an excellent example of combining art and technology, art and science,” said Penny Boyer of the Land Heritage Institute, a 1,200-acre nature preserve that promotes land stewardship and renewable energy. “This is the world's first solar mural installation."

Briscoe Western Art Museum

The Briscoe Western Art Museum's Yanaguana Indian Arts Market will be filling their river side facility with art and sound on Oct. 7 and 8. 

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