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November 17, 2018

A sneak peek of Ellsworth Kelly’s monumental “Austin”

Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin” opens at the Blanton Museum of Art on Feb. 18, and we've got a slideshow of images below. The late artist’s only...

Austin’s Most Maligned Public Artwork to Get a Makeover

It's been fodder for jokes, puzzlements and plenty of chatter. Now, perhaps the most maligned public artwork in Austin is about to get temporary makeover. "Moments," a...

At Austin Design Week, It’s About Discovering Creative Problem Solving

The third annual Austin Design Week runs from Nov. 5 through Nov. 9, and with it comes an impressive 100 free workshops, studio and...

AIA Austin Gives its Annual Awards

The Austin chapter of the American Institute of Architects gave its annual awards May 10 at the new Austin Central Library. Jurors were Billie Faircloth,...

Moody Foundation donates $9.7 million to enhance Pease Park

The Moody Foundation is stepping up to be the much-needed major benefactor of Austin's heavily-used parks. After gifting $15 million earlier this year to the...

Public Art Talks: ‘Visionary Voices’ Series Continues

The City of Austin’s Economic Development Department Cultural Arts Division, and Texas Society of Architects continues its "Visionary Voices" series featuring celebrated public artists from across the...

City to Install 23 Temporary Public Artworks Across Austin This Fall

Some 23 temporary public artworks will go on view across the city of Austin, thanks to the latest round of the city's Art in Public...

How Ellsworth Kelly’s final masterpiece came to Austin and the Blanton...

It seems facile to call Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin an instant icon, but an icon it is. Clad in pale limestone, it is a monumental work...

A Midcentury, Midtown History Worth Preserving

Across decades, the fortunes of a cluster of Central East Austin neighborhoods have reflected much of the city’s vision of itself — its midcentury...

UT inaugurates new School of Design & Creative Technologies

The University of Texas at Austin inaugurated its new School of Design & Creative Technologies at a ceremony today. A new unit of UT's College...