May 23, 2019
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...

Being a professional spectator: Jennifer duBois

  After I had been friends with novelist Jennifer duBois for a couple of years, she...
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...

José Martínez: Music from things that shouldn’t be together, but are

José Martínez is an Austin-based percussionist and a composer whose main musical interest is, as...

NEA awards Texas arts groups $2.1 million in latest round of grants

In its second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2019, the National Endowment for the...
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...

Rudes Mechs procure new headquarters

Two years after Austin theater collective Rude Mechs was forced out of its long-time East...

City Council approves new site for Dougherty Arts Center

The Austin City Council has approved the move of the Dougherty Arts Center. At their May...
Installation View of Art of the Spanish Americas galleries

Blanton receives $2 million for endowed curatorship in art of the Spanish Americas

The Blanton Museum of Art has received a $2 million donation from the Thoma Foundation...

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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...
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...
constant escape

Trying to get present: Black Mountain Project’s constant escape

The first thing you notice upon entering the gallery space for constant escape is an...

Both everything and nothing. Or not.

After a workshop production in Chicago’s Pivot Arts Festival as well as a residency at...
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...

Extreme facilitator: Flatbed Press’ Katherine Brimberry

Since 2014 PrintAustin has filled Austin art galleries every January with all things fine art...
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