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November 20, 2018

Contemporary Austin Acquires Ai Weiwei Sculpture

Thanks to a roster of more than 70 donors, the Contemporary Austin has acquired "Iron Tree Trunk," a cast iron sculpture by Ai Weiwei...

UT Visual Arts Center Appoints New Director

The Visual Arts Center at the University of Texas at Austin announced that it has appointed  MacKenzie Stevens as its new director. Stevens joins the VAC...

Between the Sublime and Decay: Ann Wood’s “Quick and Quiet”

Isn’t that how you want to die? Quickly and quietly? Ann Wood returns to Austin with her vibrant sculptures in "Quick and Quiet" at Big...

“Kusama: Infinity” Reveals the Artist Behind the Wildly Popular Art

Yayoi Kusama has been making art since the 1950s. But it’s only in the last few years that the octogenarian Japanese artist’s mirrored rooms...

Warps and Wefts in Time: Ana Esteve Llorens Channels Memory into...

The exhibition catalogue from Ana Esteve Lloren’s solo show at Las Cruxes, “Correspondence,” reads like poetry. “You are actually inside of the memory in a...

Look, and Touch: Terra Goolsby’s Slick Sculptures Dazzle at Dimension Gallery

The title for Terra Goolsby’s showing of new work at Dimension Gallery, “Black Rainbow,” derives from an anecdote she tells about her daughter. “I one...

Full Circle: A New Vision for an Iconic Austin Mural

In 1992, two young local artists, Robert Herrera and Oscar Cortez, began transforming a 700-square foot wall section around the Holly Street Power Plant...

Matthew Steinke Resurrects the Genius of an Unknown Inventor

If you were to die today, what would the objects you leave behind say about your life — and how would those object sound? Matthew’s...

Austin’s Most Maligned Public Artwork to Get a Makeover

It's been fodder for jokes, puzzlements and plenty of chatter. Now, perhaps the most maligned public artwork in Austin is about to get temporary makeover. "Moments," a...

City to Install 23 Temporary Public Artworks Across Austin This Fall

Some 23 temporary public artworks will go on view across the city of Austin, thanks to the latest round of the city's Art in Public...