The Spirited Sculpture of Octavio Medellín, Beloved Mexican-American Artist and Teacher

DALLAS — “I personally believe that materials have a soul of their own,” the Mexico-born, Texas-based artist Octavio Medellín wrote in 1978. “My mission,” he continued, “was to search in them their behavior so that I [could] communicate with them.” Whether he was using wood, stone, metal, or clay, materials mattered to Medellín. The artist … Read more