Beverly Adams

Blanton curator heads to MoMA

Beverly Adams, currently the curator of Latin American art at the Blanton Museum of Art, will join the Museum of Modern Art’s department of painting...
Virginia Fleck Treasure

Seeing Things: Virginia Fleck keeps tabs

Virginia Fleck started collecting aluminum can tabs years ago after she came across a shimmering pile of them in tub when she was poking...

Identity construct: Genevieve Gaignard’s alter egos make the personal political

Do not try to hold Genevieve Gaignard’s exhibition "In Passing" at the Christian-Green Gallery at arm’s length. Or try as hard as you might...

Louis Grachos to leave the Contemporary Austin

After six years leading the Contemporary Austin, Louis Grachos, the museum's executive director and CEO, will step down from his position. Kathleen Loughlin, the museum's...

Blanton Museum extends hours for summer season

Starting May 3, the Blanton Museum of Art will extend its Friday night hours, remaining open until 8 p.m. Dubbed Fridays Late Till 8 the new program...

Magdalena Jarkowiec’s Giant Mutant Dolls

I first encountered one of Magdalena Jarkowiec’s giant mutant dolls while taking a routine hike on Austin’s Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail with a friend....

Pump Project plans new programming at temporary location

After losing its long-time home in mid 2018 — and spending months in a peripatetic existence — Pump Project has announced that is plans...

Language arts: The Blanton Museum’s “Words/Matter”

Nearly two years ago, I heard Beverly Adams speak at a panel on the curatorial process presented by the University of Texas’s art department....

Ballet Austin dances a vivid, unsettled version of Grimms’ Fairy Tales

Ballet Austin artistic director Stephen Mills first saw Natalie Frank's lurid, subversively feminist drawings of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales in 2015. The exhibition...

More public art headed to Dell Medical School

The Dell Medical School will soon get another public art installation. Landmarks, the University of Texas' public program, announced today it will unveil a new...