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April 8, 2020
West Austin Studio Tour

West Austin Studio Tour Postponed

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The West Austin Studio Tour will be postponed, say officials with Big Medium, the non-profit organization which coordinates the free, two weekend self-guided tour. As...
Animal Facts Club

The Animal Facts Club Wants You to Contribute to its Zine

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With public closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Contemporary Austin and the Animal Facts Club — a consortium of artists, scientists, musicians, and...
Installation view of the 2017 Texas Biennial exhibition. Image courtesy Big Medium.

Big Medium Postpones Texas Biennial to 2021

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Big Medium has announced that it is postponing the Texas Biennial, which was originally planned for this fall, until 2021. "The health and wellbeing of...
Fabrication of Donald Judd’s untitled Freestanding Works in Concrete 1980 - 1984

Chinati Foundation Releases Previously Unseen Footage of Construction of Donald Judd’s...

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The Chinati Foundation in Marfa today shared 25-minutes of film footage made around 1984, showing the construction of Donald Judd's 15 untitled works in...
“Turning Tide,” 2019, acrylic watercolor and ink on canvas, 66” x 80”

Getting Prescient: Elizabeth Schwaiger’s Paintings Suggest Disaster on the Heels of...

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Whether remembered as cautionary tale or cataclysmic event, the COVID-19 outbreak from which we are reeling, has the potential to do lasting damage to...
Fashion Nirvana at the McNay Art Museum

Strike a Pose: A show at the McNay Art Museum Highlights the...

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Ah, the 1990s: a decade of relative peace, abundance and Seinfeld. Pre-9/11 and post-Cold War, when the belly-baring beauty of Courtney Cox and Courtney...
Nicole Eisenman, "Procession," 2019–2020. Installation view from "Nicole Eisenman: Sturm und Drang," at the Contemporary Austin. Photo: Sightlines

Figuratively Speaking: Nicole Eisenman’s ‘Sturm und Drang’ at The Contemporary Austin

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Nicole Eisenman is on a roll, even if her wheels are shaped like squares. The recipient of the 2020 Suzanne Deal Booth / FLAG...
Nancy Holt, Time Span, 1981. Concrete, stucco, and steel. 90 x 600 x 132 inches. Collection of The Contemporary Austin. Commissioned by Laguna Gloria Art Museum, 1981. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 2014. Artwork © Holt/Smithson Foundation. Gift of Holt/Smithson Foundation, 2020.1. Image licensed by VAGA at ARS, New York. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Nancy Holt Sculpture Officially Gifted to the Contemporary Austin

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Though its been on the grounds of Laguna Gloria since its creation in 1981, Nancy Holt's site-specific sculpture "Time Span" is now officially part...
View ofEd Ruscha: Drum Skinsat the Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, January 12, 2020–July 12, 2020

Not Never: Ed Ruscha’s Drum Skins

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Ed Ruscha’s career has been defined by his precise attention to detail and focus on language, and "Drum Skins" — on view through July...
Betelhem Makonnen still image from untitled (in defence of inactivity as activity), 2020 single channel video w/sound 04:46 mins

Betelhem Makonnen’s Rock Reset

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Time is of the essence for Betelhem Makonnen. A rainy January morning finds her busy in her studio at work on "Rock Standard Time (RST),"...

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