January 18, 2022
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At UT’s Visual Arts Center, two shows are both timely in...

In October 2021 President Biden issued a proclamation honoring Native Americans and their contributions to American society in what could be considered a redefining...
Daniel Johnston

The complicated legacy of Daniel Johnston’s art

Like it did with the popular Mark Mothersbaugh (of Devo) exhibition in 2016 (which also ran through SXSW), the Contemporary Austin is presenting another...

The Line-up: Women artists to see on the Austin Studio Tour

We get it: With some 530 artists represented on this year's Austin Studio Tour, it's daunting to know where to start. We're all out of...
Christina Coleman - Pennies 2021, archival photographic print on moab paper, 13 x 13 inches each.

At grayDUCK Gallery, ‘small acts’ makes a big impact

The exhibition "small acts," at grayDUCK gallery, weaves together recent works from four Austin artists: Betelhem Makonnen, Christina Coleman, Deborah Roberts, and Tammie Rubin....
Hollis Hammonds, Cassandra (poem by Sasha West), ink on Yupo, 69” x 102”, 2020

The Line-up: Nine exhibitions to see in November

Best art exhibitions to see in Austin this November
Carver Museum Hakeem Adewumi

At the Carver Museum, the Small Black Museum Residency project breaks...

For Austin artist Adrian Armstrong, receiving a three-month residency through the George Washington Carver Museum this year gave him a creative push, especially given...
Irene Roderick

Irene Roderick and the fine art of improvisational quilt-making

Artist Irene Roderick is one of those people whose kindness and warmth is unmistakable. And when I see Roderick’s work, I don’t think of...
Virginia Lee Montgomery

It’s good among friends: ‘Crit Group Reunion’ at the Contemporary Austin

The Contemporary’s Crit Group program has helped nurture Austin artists for just-shy-of-a-decade, having launched in 2014 under the programming of then-Director of Public Programs...
Cheyenne Weaver Perfectionism

Animal, vegetable, and mineral: A studio visit with Cheyenne Weaver

Approaching Cheyenne Weaver’s home/studio, I am greeted at the curb by a very official-looking, green and gold painted metal placard declaring the space to...
Crystal Bridges

A trip to Bentonville, Arkansas

For some, getting in the car from Austin and driving the whole day to see art, means Marfa. But it could also mean Bentonville. Nestled...

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