Abraham Cruzvillegas stages the social

  Since it opened at the end of March at the Contemporary Austin, some of numerous happenings staged within the exhibition “Abraham Cruzvillegas: Hi, how...
View of Beatriz Cortez's "Shields," 2019, at Ballroom Marfa

At Ballroom Marfa, three artists (re)consider the desert

  Given its reputation as an increasingly relevant cultural destination, people seem to forget that Marfa, Texas, is in the middle of the Chihuahuan Desert. Three...

The Babe Cave: Jennifer Ling Datchuk’s “Truth Before Flowers”

  In the 1970s Judy Chicago celebrated women’s achievements and critiqued patriarchal society by elevating what were thought to be intrinsically female subjects and traditionally...
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

Umlauf Museum offers free admission for the summer

  Thanks to some donors and funders, the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum is offering free admission through Aug. 31. Combined donations from the McBee Family...

Rehab El Sadek creates an infrastructure for memories

  To this day, the conceptual artist Rehab El Sadek favors a visit to a history museum over one to a contemporary art museum. Growing...

(Re)discovering Conquest-era maps of Mexico

  One afternoon when I was a student at the University of Texas, my art history professor took the class to see some maps at...

Big Medium launches two international artist exchanges

  Big Medium is leading two international art exchange programs in Korea and Spain, the Austin non-profit visual arts organization announced. Beginning this week, eight Austin-based...

Two city projects receive public art prizes; Temporary public art projects...

  The 10-story tall mural on a city parking garage, "Tau Ceti," by Joseph Kristofoletti has received a Public Art Network 2019 Year in Review award,...
Amistad America, Jose Parla

UT Landmarks nets national public art award

  Americans for the Arts today today that "Amistad América," José Parlá’s 4,000-square-foot mural at the University of Texas at Austin, is one of the 50...
Installation view of "Bruisers," Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Between elusive and familiar: Daniel Rios Rodriguez’s “Bruisers”

  Daniel Rios Rodriguez’s new solo exhibition, "Bruisers," at San Antonio’s Artpace, starts in the hallway, where a small drawing of a jumble of eyes...