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.

Bale Creek Allen moves his gallery — and himself — to Fort Worth

Bale Creek Allen and his gallery are leaving Austin. For just over five years Allen’s gallery has operated from a generous space in Austin’s eastside art complex, Canopy. In...

At Blue Star Contemporary, ‘The Sitter’ gets a voice

Portraits have always been more than straightforward representations of the sitter. Historically, as tools of the elite, they’ve conveyed wealth, power, beauty, virtue and thereby legitimized the ruling class. More...

Interactive in San Antonio: Current exhibitions at the McNay Art Museum, Ruiz-Healy Art and the Mexican Cultural Institute

The McNay Art Museum’s “Limitless! Five Women Reshape Contemporary Art,” is designed to encourage interactivity and make installation artwork accessible for a variety of audiences, many of whom are...

Art review: Shirin Neshat’s land of dreams

The last time I reviewed an exhibition on view at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, I joined throngs of summertime museum-goers gorging on Takashi Murakami’s Superflat feast. What...

Best in Show: The Blanton Museum’s ‘Expanding Abstraction’

The Blanton’s “Expanding Abstraction: Pushing the Boundaries of Painting in the Americas, 1958–1983,” succeeds in a few areas. It pulls out a lot of abstract works from the Blanton’s...

Review: Shelli Tollman’s ‘Delicate Disorders’

Seeing the exhibition “Delicate Disorders,” on view at Bale Creek Allen Gallery proved a great escape into the complex and highly personal story of Los Angeles-based painter, Shelli Tollman. First...