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April 19, 2018

Umlauf Museum appoints new executive director

The Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum has named Sarah Story as the organization’s new executive director. Story is currently the deputy director of New Orleans'...

West Austin Studio Tour artists announced

2018 West Austin Studio Tour When: 11 a.m. 6 p.m. May 12-13 & 19-20 Boundaries West of I-35 East of Mopac/Loop 1 South of HWY 183 North of William Cannon Big...

Stuart Hyatt pens a suite for Cave Without a Name

Sound-based artist Stuart Hyatt was searching the Texas Hill Country last year for a new project, audio recorder in hand, making tape of animals...

History as artistic medium: Rodney McMillian’s “Against a Civic Death” at...

I don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential.”— Shirley Chisholm In its own description, the Contemporary Austin labels its new Rodney McMillian...

Mona Hatoum’s “Terra Infirma” at the Menil Collection

Goliath, contradictory forces are at work in the world today. We’re inundated with news, both positive and negative, of the political and cultural movements...

How Ellsworth Kelly’s final masterpiece came to Austin and the Blanton...

It seems facile to call Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin an instant icon, but an icon it is. Clad in pale limestone, it is a monumental work...

Eva Claycomb: “Last Time” at Recspec Gallery

I write this review too late. It is the last day of Eva Claycomb’s first solo exhibition, "Last Time" at Recspec Gallery. It might...

After 20 years, Flatbed Press loses its lease — and...

After nearly 20 years, Flatbed Press is losing the lease to its 18,400-square-foot building in East Austin. The current lease expires at the end...

Up next: OUTsider transmedia festival celebrates creative nonconformity

In a city that seems stricken with a severe case of festival-itis, it's nice to see a fest that sincerely has some freshness and...

A sneak peek of Ellsworth Kelly’s monumental “Austin”

Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin” opens at the Blanton Museum of Art on Feb. 18, and we've got a slideshow of images below. The late artist’s only...