August 2, 2021

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin

An award-winning arts journalist, Jeanne Claire van Ryzin is the founder and editor-in-chief of Sightlines.

At UT’s public art program, the effort to diversify is underway

Cast in bronze and standing more than ten feet tall, Simone Leigh’s sculpture “Sentinel IV” now stands observant over the courtyard in front of Anna Hiss Gymnasium at the...

Four Texas-based artists among 15 to receive inaugural $50,000 U.S. Latinx Artist Fellowship

Four Texas-based artists are among the 15 who have been awarded the inugural $50,000 U.S. Latinx Artist Fellowship. Two of the nation’s largest philanthropic organizations — Ford Foundation and the...

With ‘Live in America,’ Fusebox produces a festival in Northwest Arkansas

When the world shut down to the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, Austin’s Fusebox Festival was just weeks away from happening. Fusebox leaders did a quick pivot, staging a digital...

In the small town of Bartlett, Texas, an art project gone wrong

­­­­­­­­­When Aimèe Everett first visited the empty 19th-century building in Bartlett earlier this year­­, the Austin artist noticed a bit of color peeking out from underneath plaster that covered...

Edible cities: Landscape architect Phoebe Lickwar on post-pandemic public spaces and urban agriculture

Landscape architect Phoebe Lickwar thinks about how we could grow more food within  cities — how agriculture should be a part of contemporary urban infrastructure. Sure, that means things...

Neighborhood sounds: A geolocated sound art tour invites you to listen to overlooked cityworks

On a recent cloudy morning, at the corner of Isabelle and Esther streets in the Highland neighborhood, I heard a duck quack. A digitally altered quack, that is, set...

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