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Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage

McNay Art Museum / San Antonio / Art

Not to take anything away from the brilliant set and costume designers who create solely for live performance—dance, opera, theater—but it’s always a leap and a lark to see what painters and sculptors do in that big box called a stage. From Pablo Picasso to David Hockney—with Matisse, Gontcharova, Miró, Louise Nevelson, Robert Wilson, and more in-between—this exhibition asks how work for the stage changes or redefines an artist’s approach to his or her own work? —L.J.

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McNay Art Museum 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209
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