September 23, 2020
Installation view of The Avant-garde Networks of Amauta: Argentina, Mexico, and Peru in the 1920s at the Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin

Blanton Museum of Art re-opens to public

Beginning Aug. 15, the Blanton Museum of Art will re-open to the public after nearly five months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

Digging for Stars: Georgia O’Keeffe in the Texas Panhandle

Georgia O’Keeffe always felt the misfit — in her family, at odds with her mother; at boarding school in Virginia, where she didn’t drawl...
Tarek Atoui_©_Matteo_Bellomo_Fabrica

Tarek Atoui wins $200,000 Suzanne Deal Booth/FLAG Art Foundation Prize

Lebanese sound artist and composer Tarek Atoui is the winner of the 2022 Suzanne Deal Booth / FLAG Art Foundation Prize. Atoui will receive a...
Betelhem Makonnen, perception conjugation, 2019 Video w/sound, monitor, rocks, gold shadows 17:52 mins. Photo by Dan Miller.

Big Medium re-opens Betelhem Makonnen’s Tito’s Prize exhibition

When Betelhem Makonnen won $15,000 Tito’s Prize, it came with a solo exhibition at Big Medium gallery. Makonnen's "Rock Standard Time" opened March 7, just...
Yuliya Lanina, "Misread Signs,"

Austin artist Yuliya Lanina wins a Fulbright Award

Austin artist Yuliya Lanina has won Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award. Lanina will spend summer 2021 in Austria working on a short hand-painted animated video entitled...
The best time to see art in ICOSA Collective’s gallery wnidow space is at night.

At ICOSA Collective, the exhibition strategy is nimble

The ICOSA art collective is a nimble organization. Since they moved from Pump Project studios into the Canopy complex in 2018, the 20-member collective...

Your Name Here: For Tim Kerr, Art is (Still) Everywhere

Tim Kerr’s studio, a generous space with 12-foot-high ceilings, feels like a holy chapel where the practiced religion is built on the pillars of...
Tom Friedman, Looking Up, 2015. Stainless steel. 390 x 130 x 90 inches. Edition 1 of 3, 1 AP. Collection of The Contemporary Austin. Commission, purchased with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, 2016.1. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 2016. Artwork © Tom Friedman. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Laguna Gloria begins its re-opening cautiously

Beginning this week, the Contemporary Austin will be cautiously welcoming visitors to its outside sculpture park at Laguna Gloria. Both of the museum's locations have...
100 West

The Sightlines Questionnaire: Kyle Hobratschk of 100 West

Roughly 58 miles south of Dallas, you’ll find that the heart of Navarro County, Corsicana, is having a bit of a renaissance. Depending on...
Ben Munoz woodcut prints

In the prints of Ben Muñoz, life is writ large and...

"I don't like this situation either," artist Ben Muñoz told me recently, standing within his solo exhibition at the Flatbed Center for Contemporary Print....

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