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Unexpected Elegance in the Landscape: Catherine Lee’s “The Ney Project”

When Catherine Lee’s angled bronze sculptures appeared in February on the grounds of the Elisabet...

Austin Arts Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees Announced

The Austin Critics' Table has announced its annual round of inductees to the Austin Arts...

Elisabet Ney Museum to Get Improvements — and Its Own Supporters Group

By all accounts the trailblazing sculptor Elisabet Ney would love the improvements on order for...

Reshuffling the Deck: Selina Thompson Asks 1,000 Questions in ‘Race Cards’

Selina Thompson is an award-winning artist based in Leeds who has worked across the UK...

Memories like a Bomb, like a Bullet: Why the Nostalgia Industry Is Here to Stay

FLASH: It’s last month. I’m in Washington D.C. for work in a neighborhood that was...

Austin Opera Appoints Artistic Advisor for 2018-2019 Season

Austin Opera has named Timothy Myers as its artistic advisor for the 2018-19 season. Myers will work...
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Unexpected Elegance in the Landscape: Catherine Lee’s “The Ney Project”

When Catherine Lee’s angled bronze sculptures appeared in February on the grounds of the Elisabet...

‘The Repentance of Saint Joan’ — An alt-history play, minus some pesky historical facts

If "Saint Joan" was George Bernard Shaw’s “tragedy without villains,” Austin playwright Patrick Shaw’s "The...

Hey, finally! — The Rude Mechs fix “Troilus and Cressida”

There is a reason Shakespeare’s “Troilus and Cressida” is his least performed play. It’s clunky,...

Simplicity at play in Christopher Knowles’ “In a Word”

"In a Word," the current exhibition from Christopher Knowles at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston,...

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...

History as artistic medium: Rodney McMillian’s “Against a Civic Death” at The Contemporary Austin

I don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential.”— Shirley Chisholm In its own...

Reshuffling the Deck: Selina Thompson Asks 1,000 Questions in ‘Race Cards’

Selina Thompson is an award-winning artist based in Leeds who has worked across the UK...

Dance Staying Woke: Charles O. Anderson’s choreography bears witness

Charles O. Anderson is an Austin-based dancer, choreographer, and educator. He is head of the...

Weaving light: In her newest photographic work, Elizabeth Chiles embraces serenity

No one can accuse Elizabeth Chiles of being superficial. The Austin-based artist invests a great...

The Writing Life: An Interview with Deb Olin Unferth

Over the past decade and a half, Deb Olin Unferth has earned the accolades of...

Anticipating an Ellsworth Kelly masterpiece with a print exhibit — and a tattoo

Carter E. Foster is the first art historian to have written on Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin,”...

Deborah Roberts faces down Venus and her stereotypes

A few months before Deborah Roberts was listed on New York Times critic Holland Cotter’s...