The Linda Pace Foundation Announces Acquisition of a Sound Sculpture by Susan Philipsz


SAN ANTONIO, TX.- The Linda Pace Foundation announces a major acquisition and related exhibition of sound sculpture Sunset Song, 2003, by Susan Philipsz, a Turner Prize-winning artist. The work joins the more than 500 objects in the Foundation’s diverse contemporary art collection, which was begun by the late philanthropist Linda Pace. From May 8–June 26, 2011, Sunset Song will be presented daily in CHRISpark, the one-acre park built by Pace in 2005. Scottish artist Susan Philipsz created Sunset Song as part of her 2003 residency at Artpace San Antonio, which was also founded by Linda Pace. In the work, Philipsz sings both the male and female parts of the 19th-century American folk ballad