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August 14, 2020

“Right Here, Right Now: San Antonio” Locates a Vibrant Arts Center

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A red light paints the floor of an enclosed gallery space, creating an ominous foundation for the vacant canopy bed that fills the room....

MASS Gallery Moves to New Location

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Another East Austin gallery is on the move. MASS Gallery is leaving its East Austin home of the past five years for new location, also...
Vincent Valdez, "The City I," 2015–16 (detail), Oil on canvas, four panels, 74 x 360 in. Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Purchase through the generosity of Guillermo C. Nicolas and James C. Foster in Honor of Jeanne and Michael Klein, with additional support from Jeanne and Michael Klein and Ellen Susman in honor of Jeanne and Michael Klein, 2017 © Vincent Valdez. Photo by Peter Molick, Courtesy of the artist and David Shelton Gallery, Houston.

A Haunting Call to Action, and to History: Vincent Valdez’s “The...

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Artist Vincent Valdez visited Austin in 2015 to see the exhibition "Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties" at the Blanton Museum of...

Facing the Condemned: Lucky Pierre Collective Brings its ‘Final Meals’ To...

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At the opening reception for “Final Meals,” a recent show at Testsite, Michael Thomas, one of the founding members of the Chicago-based artist collective...

Ann Hamilton Installation at UT Nets Public Art Award

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A multi-pronged public art work by Ann Hamilton commissioned by the University of Texas' Landmarks public art program, netted the 2018 Year in Review award from...

Today’s Australian Aboriginal Artists Uproot Ancestral Stories

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With new and easy access to DNA testing, finding out about one’s ancestry is all the rage right now. The work in "Ancestral Modern:...

Texas Book Festival Names 2018 Poster Artist

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The Texas Book Festival today announced that Austin-based painter Valerie Fowler is the festival 2018 poster artist. Fowler’s oil painting "Spring, Everything Changes" is a luscious,...

‘For La Raza’ Mural Restored in East Austin

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The city of Austin has finished restoration work on an iconic mural celebrating the Chicano heritage in East Austin. Originally created in 1992 muralists Robert Herrera...

Nkame: Celebrating the Vision of Belkis Ayón

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Two years after “Nkame” debuted at the Fowler Museum in Los Angeles, the touring exhibition arrives at Houston’s Station Museum to showcase the collography...

Pump Project Relocating to Southeast Austin

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Another East Austin arts space is relocating. After 13 years, Pump Project Art Complex will relocate to a new facility near E. Riverside Dr. and...

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