The Contemporary Austin presents Artist Talk: Vincent Valdez

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Rodney McMillian: "Against a Civic Death" opening reception
Image courtesy Rodney McMillian; Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects; and Maccarone, Los Angeles/New York

Vincent Valdez is a Texas-based painter and draftsman recognized for his monumental portrayals of the contemporary human figure, rendered in seductive detail. His large-scale works remark on a universal struggle within various sociopolitical arenas or eras, often with commentary on modern American life.

For this talk, Valdez will consider his art and shared interests in American race relations, politics, and culture in the context of the exhibition on view by artist Rodney McMillian, "Against a Civic Death."

Event Details



The Contemporary Austin — Jones Center
700 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701


Ticket Info

Admission is free.