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November 21, 2018

East Shifts: As Gentrification Continues to Change East Austin, So Shifts...

The East Austin Studio Tour is arguably the city’s largest art event. Add up the number of participating artists, the scale of the audience...

Extremes and Commonalities: The Art of Buster Graybill and Jasmyne Graybill

At the Galveston Arts Center, Jasmyne Graybill’s solo exhibition "Cultivate" is upstairs, in a small gallery that has an immediate emptiness about it. You...

Co-Lab Projects Purchases East Austin Property for a New Arts Complex

Austin non-profit Co-Lab Projects has purchased a property in East Austin and plans to build a studio complex, gallery, and outdoor performance venue, the...

Still East: MASS Gallery Opens At Its New Location

When the artist-run MASS Gallery lost the lease on its longtime home earlier this year, it faced the problem of many Austin arts organizations:...

The Meaning of An Animal in the World: An Interview with...

In preparation for an interview with Kiki Smith on her recent show at Bale Creek Allen Gallery in Austin, I was told a myriad...

Body Memory: In “Figures,” A Quartet of Women Artists Examine Trauma...

Two large vessels perch on top of cinder blocks in the entryway of DORF, the new Austin house gallery. Each urn is earth toned,...

Steve Parker’s Surround Sounds

Steve Parker uses the two-car garage attached to his North Austin home as his studio. He frequently has the garage door open, a tangle...

War Games Reconsidered

You’re a little off-kilter when you approach the south entrance to the Flatbed Press building and step into its quasi-foyer: something about turning from...

Looking Not Entirely Like Anything: Huma Bhabha’s “Other Forms of Life”...

Huma Bhabha could be described as part visual artist, part archeologist. She sifts through sources past and present, working materials to create layers of...

What to Do with All the Matter in the World: Shanie...

We’ve had an unusual spate of rain lately in Austin. Over the last several weeks, there’s been a downpour nearly every day and things...