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Gateways: The Four Directions

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by Lauren Faske (Arts)

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"Gateways: The Four Directions" by San Antonio artist Rolando Briseño is a colorful frieze of glass depicting historic doorways and architectural portals found throughout San Antonio. The artwork is located along the window bays of the concourse of the San Antonio International Airport. The project includes 43 total window treatments, each a unique building facade in San Antonio. The project includes a large terrazzo floor design that spans the entire terminal featuring medallion-shaped motifs inspired by Mesoamerican illustrations of the four cardinal directions.

"Gateways: The Four Directions" includes window treatments featuring unique building facades of San Antonio.  Part of the "Gateways: The Four Directions" is a large terrazzo floor design.  The terrazzo floor is inspired by Mesoamerican illustrations of the four cardinal directions. 

Accession#: 2010.BRI.1.1
Artist First Name: Rolando
Artist Last Name: Briseño
More About Artist URL: http://www.rolandobriseno.com/
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Type: paintings (visual works)
Media 1: glass-art
Media 2: paint
Dimensions: 43 windows total
Completion Year: 2010
Additional Information URL:
Location Name: SAIA Terminal B
Artwork Address: 9800 Airport Blvd.
Zip Code: 78216
Point X: -98.47285176
Point Y: 29.52713832
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Council District: 9
Map Point Color: Violet




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9800 Airport Blvd.

Additional Directions: SAIA Terminal B

Gateways: The Four Directions

Artist: Rolando Briseño
Category: categoryAirport
Details: paintings (visual works), glass-art, paint
Dimensions: 43 windows total
Date completed: 2010
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"Gateways: The Four Directions" by San Antonio artist Rolando Briseño is a colorful frieze of glass depicting historic doorways and architectural portals found throughout San Antonio. The artwork is located along the window bays of the concourse of the San Antonio International Airport. The project includes 43 total window treatments, each a unique building facade in San Antonio. The project includes a large terrazzo floor design that spans the entire terminal featuring medallion-shaped motifs inspired by Mesoamerican illustrations of the four cardinal directions.


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