June 19, 2019

Big Medium launches two international artist exchanges

Big Medium is leading two international art exchange programs in Korea and Spain, the Austin...

Two city projects receive public art prizes; Temporary public art projects announced

  The 10-story tall mural on a city parking garage, "Tau Ceti," by Joseph Kristofoletti has...
Amistad America, Jose Parla

UT Landmarks nets national public art award

  Americans for the Arts today today that "Amistad América," José Parlá’s 4,000-square-foot mural at the University...

Remembering and imagining: Lauren Moya Ford’s “Sandy Water”

Remembering something is like looking into sandy water — things get lost and hidden by...

Polly Rosenwaike flips the script on writing and motherhood

  Polly Rosenwaike will be discussing her debut story collection, "Look How Happy I’m Making You," at...
Installation view of "Bruisers," Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Between elusive and familiar: Daniel Rios Rodriguez’s “Bruisers”

  Daniel Rios Rodriguez’s new solo exhibition, "Bruisers," at San Antonio’s Artpace, starts in the hallway,...

Texas-made documentaries shine at Austin Asian American Film Festival

  After a year-and-a-half-long hiatus, the Austin Asian American Film Festival is settling into a new...

Salvage Vanguard Theater names new executive artistic director

Kate Taylor has been named the new executive artistic director of Salvage Vanguard Theater, the...

The female gaze

  There are myriad ways female artists seek to subvert the hierarchy and inequality of the...

Arts listings, calendars and venue guides

Installation view of "Bruisers," Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Between elusive and familiar: Daniel Rios Rodriguez’s “Bruisers”

  Daniel Rios Rodriguez’s new solo exhibition, "Bruisers," at San Antonio’s Artpace, starts in the hallway,...
Rosa Nussbaum, "Untitled Sign (Horizonland),"

WOW! (that’s amazing!): Rosa Nussbaum’s “Horizonland”

  As its title suggests, Rosa Nussbaum’s solo show "Horizonland" — on view through June 6 at...
Installation view of "Self-Portraits" at DORF.

At DORF, a thoughtfully curated exhibition of self-portraits

  How many DORFS does it take to change a light bulb? I don’t know, I...
Yuyliya Lanina's "Misread Signs"

Navigating Yuliya Lanina’s “Misread Signs”

  Russian-born, Austin-based artist Yuliya Lanina (profiled previously in Sightlines) is known for her surreal multimedia...
Detail image of Specimen, Katy McCarthy

Katy McCarthy explores the ways that women are remembered by history — or not

  After a long day of collecting plant specimens in West Texas, Mary Sophie Young hitched...
Berthe Morisot, Reading

Why is Impressionist artist Berthe Morisot not well known today?

As empowerment movements #MeToo and Time’s Up fuel public conversation about women’s issues around the...
Vladimir Mejia, "Through Her Eyes."

Vladimir Mejia: The importance of considering space

  Vladimir Mejia has been a busy member of the Austin arts scene for nearly a...
Nathan Randall Green

Nathan Randall Green collapses cosmologies

  Recently, Nathan Randall Green returned to Austin with “Everyone Universe, Everyone Dust,” a solo exhibition...
Susan Scafati library installation

Susan Scafati’s “If a tree 🌳falls”

  Midmorning visitors to the Austin Central Library find themselves bathed in kaleidoscopic hues of pink,...

Magdalena Jarkowiec’s Giant Mutant Dolls

I first encountered one of Magdalena Jarkowiec’s giant mutant dolls while taking a routine hike...

Asking the unspoken questions in “Soldier Songs”

American perceptions of war are often built on hot takes, gruesome images, and untruthful power...

Bryan Washington captures a specific, contemporary Houston

Bryan Washington is a writer from Houston. His fiction and essays have appeared in the New...
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