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October 4, 2022

Erin Keever

Erin Keever is an Adjunct Professor of Art History, freelance writer, art historian and art appraiser. She lives and works in Austin, and serves on the Sightlines board.

At the Blanton, ‘Painted Cloth’ presents more than the sumptuous clothes of Colonial Latin America

Four years in the making “Painted Cloth: Fashion and Ritual in Colonial Latin America” is a lavishly packaged gift at the Blanton Museum of Art. A sense of the...

‘Banksyland’ capitalizes on Banksy’s anti-capitalist message

Touring 22 cities, the exhibition, “Banksyland” positively groans with irony. Promising “originals, hand produced editions, salvaged street artworks, and never-before-seen installations,” the show, which recently stopped in Austin, is...

Adventures in sound art and installation: Tarek Atoui’s ‘Whispered Pulses’ and Kate Newby’s ‘Feel Noise’

The thing I like about installation is the not knowing. Not knowing exactly how to enter and navigate an environment — maybe proceeding with caution — can be bewildering,...

Mexic-Arte Museum’s “Chicano/a Art, Movimiento y Más en Austen, Tejas 1960s to 1980s” offers an important history lesson

Part history lesson, part art exhibition, Mexic-Arte’s “Chicano/a Art, Movimiento y Más en Austen, Tejas 1960s to 1980s” invites viewers to either learn about for the first time, or...

‘Austin Does Austin’ at gallery-cum-garage Goodluckhavefun

Garage gallery and clean well lighted place, Goodluckhavefun is featuring a nebulously named show “Austin does Austin.” Tim McCool and partner Kira Prentice asked five former GLHF exhibition artists to...

Between being and nothingness: Oscar Muñoz at the Blanton Museum of Art

Exhibition installation was still in progress when I previewed “Oscar Muñoz: Invisibilia” at The Blanton Museum of Art. Somehow this makes sense as much of Munoz’s work hinges on...

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