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July 22, 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...

Texas Book Festival Names 2018 Poster Artist

The Texas Book Festival today announced that Austin-based painter Valerie Fowler is the festival 2018 poster artist. Fowler’s oil painting "Spring, Everything Changes" is a luscious,...

Nkame: Celebrating the Vision of Belkis Ayón

Two years after “Nkame” debuted at the Fowler Museum in Los Angeles, the touring exhibition arrives at Houston’s Station Museum to showcase the collography...

Deborah Roberts faces down Venus and her stereotypes

A few months before Deborah Roberts was listed on New York Times critic Holland Cotter’s recent “19 Artists to Watch Next Year,” she told...

Google launches massive digital Latino culture & arts project

Just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15) Google recently unveiled "Latino Cultures in the United States," the biggest digital archive...

Stuart Hyatt pens a suite for Cave Without a Name

Sound-based artist Stuart Hyatt was searching the Texas Hill Country last year for a new project, audio recorder in hand, making tape of animals...

A Haunting Call to Action, and to History: Vincent Valdez’s “The...

Artist Vincent Valdez visited Austin in 2015 to see the exhibition "Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties" at the Blanton Museum of...

MASS Gallery Moves to New Location

Another East Austin gallery is on the move. MASS Gallery is leaving its East Austin home of the past five years for new location, also...

When SAMO© Became Jean-Michel Basquiat, Artist

Before his death at age 27; before the heroin addiction, the money, the fame, the gallery exhibits; before the friendship with Andy Warhol; before...

Facing the Condemned: Lucky Pierre Collective Brings its ‘Final Meals’ To...

At the opening reception for “Final Meals,” a recent show at Testsite, Michael Thomas, one of the founding members of the Chicago-based artist collective...