Octavio Medellín: Spirit and Form at the DMA – featured in Glasstire

Octavio Medellín portrait
Image credit: Octavio Medellin with Hammer and Chisel. Medellin Studio, Bandera, Texas Bywaters Special Collections, Southern Methodist University

In the first of a two-part essay in Glasstire, Ruben C. Cordova writes about the artist, Octavio Medellín, featured in his retrospective show at the Dallas Museum of Art. Curated by the DMA’s Mark Castro, Octavio Medellín: Spirit and Form extensively features the artist’s archives from SMU Libraries Bywaters Special Collections at the Hamon Arts Library.

Bywaters Special Collections holds the Octavio Medellín Artwork and Papers. A detailed finding aid and extensive digital collection are available.



The DMA exhibition, Octavio Medellín: Spirit and Form, continues to May 14, 2023.

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