June 21, 2021
From left, Annette Lawrence, Virgina Jara and Melvin Edwards, are among the 51 artists included in the 2021 Texas Biennial

The 2021 Texas Biennial to feature 51 artists

Some 51 artists have been selected for the next Texas Biennial, the statewide survey presented by Austin non-profit Big Medium. And in a major departure...
Shirin Neshat, Untitled, from Roja series, 2016. © Shirin Neshat/Courtesy the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels

Art review: Shirin Neshat’s land of dreams

The last time I reviewed an exhibition on view at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, I joined throngs of summertime museum-goers gorging...

Co-Lab Projects builds an outdoors-ish gallery from giant concrete culverts

After a year of shutdown, Co-Lab Projects emerges with its 'new normal' workaround — enormous concrete culvert cubes cleverly seamed together to form a...
Hannah Spector's “grass thing" in Patterson Park is part of Northern-Southern's citywide exhibition of socially distant wild art. Photo: Sightlines

On view until whenever: Northern-Southern’s ‘TOOO’

Northern-Southern Gallery’s pandemic programming is the gift that keeps on giving. Subtle interventions and spontaneous finds have appeared all over Austin since last May,...
Ariel Rene Jackson Michael J. Love

Ariel René Jackson and Michael J. Love awarded $15,000 Tito’s Prize

Ariel René Jackson and Michael J. Love have been awarded this year's $15,000 Tito's Prize. Jackson and Love are the fourth recipients of the annual...
Simone Leigh

UT Landmarks acquires Simone Leigh sculpture

A 10-foot bronze sculpture by celebrated New York-based artist Simone Leigh will soon grace the courtyard fronting the renovated Anna Hiss Gymnasium on the...

The HOPE Outdoor Gallery art park and events venue set to...

The HOPE Outdoor Gallery, a 17-acre events venue and art park across the highway from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, is slated to open this summer. The...
Black Studies

Review: ‘Collecting Black Studies’ generates new cartographies of art

Identity, resistance, transition, and abstraction–these are the tentpoles of Black artistic expression that the University of Texas’ Art Galleries at Black Studies celebrates in...
Daniel Johnston

Contemporary Austin to open major Daniel Johnston exhibition

The Contemporary Austin will tap into the legacy of an Austin icon with an upcoming exhibition of artwork by the late Daniel Johnston, the...
Sydney Yeager There Seen From Here, 2021 Oil on Linen 48 x 84 in

Sydney Yeager: Painting through the prism of a day, and a...

The COVID-19 pandemic erased just about all casual socializing, hunkered down as we were in our homes and within our pods. Most mornings I walk...

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