March 6, 2021

Renae Jarrett

Renae Jarrett is a writer and an art lover. She is currently getting her MFA in Playwriting at the University of Texas at Austin.

Where the Black girls are: A review of Deborah Roberts’ ‘I’m’

It would be easy to remark on the load of references permeating through the artwork of Deborah Roberts, from Zora Neale Hurston, Glenn Ligon, Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and...

Review: ‘Renee Lai: A Study of Fences’

Tucked quietly in grayDUCK Gallery, Renee Lai presents subdued and atmospheric paintings in a study of barriers and the social delineations they create between people. Lai's mixture of graphite, oil...

Review: Dave McClinton at Ivester Contemporary

Dave McClinton's solo exhibition "Absolute Relativism" is currently on view at the Ivester Contemporary gallery. With 16 digital collages made entirely within the last year, the Austin-based artist and...

Dawn Okoro skewers respectability politics

Dawn Okoro’s solo show "Burden of Respectability," is displayed in Dimension Gallery’s large front window, a now familiar exhibition strategy in our pandemic times. And the Austin-based artist leverages...

Diedrick Brackens: Binding the past to the present

Diedrick Brackens binds together past and present within the weave of colorfully dyed and intricately crafted tapestries. Organized by the New Museum, "Diedrick Brackens: darling divined," currently on view...

Imagining Possible Futures

From the Museum of Contemporary Photography, an exhibition that reimagines fraught past, present, and future of the transnational black experience through an Afrofuturist lens

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