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January 24, 2018

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Miles and miles of movie posters

Here at Sightlines we're superfans of open digital archives. Of course we firstly love physical material...

Choreographer Allison Orr awarded $50,000 United States Artists prize

Austin choreographer Allison Orr just received one of the larger arts awards on the national...

New series spotlights artists who create work for the public realm

The Texas Society of Architects and the city of Austin's Art in Public Places program...

New Music Mixer: Cassie Shankman keeps it eclectic

Toward the end of our conversation, composer Cassie Shankman tells me: “I can tell what...

Our picks for PrintAustin 2018

It's impressive that PrintAustin is now in its fifth year. Founded by artists Cathy Savage and...

The archive of playwright Arthur Miller — finally, wholly, officially — belongs to UT’s Ransom Center

A flurry of press releases this morning proclaimed the big news: The University of Texas'...

Arts listings and venue guides

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Art is mortal

Here’s how I first began this article: There is a sense that art is indomitable, that...

Bursting the bubble: Art and audience in the age of Trump

During the course of 2015 and 2016, I wrote my first book, Retcon Games: Retroactive...

At Malvern Books, it’s books first. That makes it radical.

Given poetry’s relatively niche audience compared to the latest bestsellers or home and gardening books,...

Profiles

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...

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...

What is Steve Parker actually doing?

Steve Parker is waiting for grackles. Wearing an un-self conscious outfit of sandals, floppy hat — and 2008 vintage alt classical group "Bang On...

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...