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December 15, 2018

A wiki sets out to document artist-run galleries

An exhibit celebrating artist-run spaces and DIY galleries launches its own after-life, so to speak, with an intriguing project to document independent artist-run spaces...

Changes to UT’s Fine Arts Library spark backlash

Recent renovations to the University of Texas’ Fine Arts Library have ignited criticism from students and faculty of the College of Fine Arts —...

Art is mortal

Here’s how I first began this article: There is a sense that art is indomitable, that artists will find a way to work in any...

Blanton Museum completes $23 million campaign for Ellsworth Kelly’s ‘Austin’

The Blanton Museum of Art announced today that it's completed its $23 million campaign for Ellsworth Kelly's Austin, a monumental, freestanding structure that will...

In Pease Park, David Deming’s “Mystic Raven” sculpture is ready for...

A 22-foot abstract steel sculpture that once graced Congress Avenue is now installed in Pease Park, part of an agreement between the Contemporary Austin,...

Blanton Museum adds new curators

The Blanton Museum of Art just announced two additions to its curatorial staff. Holly Borham has been appointed Assistant Curator of Prints and Drawings and...

HOPE Outdoor Gallery gets a permanent home

Austin's popular graffiti art park will move from its current downtown-adjacent site to a permanent home soon. The HOPE Outdoor Gallery will move to Carson...

Pump Project Art Complex loses lease

After 12 years of providing artists with affordable studio space, Pump Project Art Complex is losing its lease on the distinctive yellow warehouse in East...

Studio visit on the East Austin Studio Tour: Caitlin McCollom

For artists, the East Austin Studio Tour — arguably Austin’s largest arts event — proves a stamina-testing whirl. Caitlin G. McCollom’s studio is in the...

Studio visit: Yuliya Lanina

When artist Yuliya Lanina was a child in Moscow, her parents sang her a haunting lullaby. Little one, don’t lie near the edge of...