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June 28, 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.

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...

Neuroplastic abstraction: Zoë Shulman’s ‘ketagons’

Whether for shamanic or artistic purposes (or both), ancient cultures used hallucinogens. Altered states achieved through plant ingestion aided a fuller realization of the divine and have long been...

At the Menil, Niki de Saint Phalle’s groundbreaking embrace of violence, joy, and women’s empowerment

If you’ve ever visited the Centre Pompidou in Paris, chances are you’ve seen Niki de Saint Phalle’s colorful Stravinsky Fountain next to the museum. The kinetic outdoor artwork was...

At UT’s Visual Arts Center, two shows are both timely in their own right

In October 2021 President Biden issued a proclamation honoring Native Americans and their contributions to American society in what could be considered a redefining of Columbus Day. Acknowledging the...

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