Vincent Valdez is active/lives in Texas. Vincent Valdez is known for mural painting, portraits.
Biography Vincent Valdez
"When the Painting Is Provocative but the Museum Is Cautious," By Michael Hardy, The New York Times Art & Design section, July 16, 2018
AUSTIN, Tex. — The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin knew it had a painting on its hands that required sensitivity: a 30-foot-wide panorama by the Houston-based artist Vincent Valdez that imagined a modern-day Ku Klux Klan gathering. And a string of recent art-world controversies had emphasized the need for such curatorial caution.
A painting of Emmett Till’s mutilated body by a white artist drew protests at last year’s Whitney Biennial, and images of black people smeared with chocolate and toothpaste by another white artist angered Afric
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