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September 23, 2019

(Re)discovering Conquest-era maps of Mexico

  One afternoon when I was a student at the University of Texas, my art history professor took the class to see some maps at...

Big Medium launches two international artist exchanges

  Big Medium is leading two international art exchange programs in Korea and Spain, the Austin non-profit visual arts organization announced. Beginning this week, eight Austin-based...

Two city projects receive public art prizes; Temporary public art projects...

  The 10-story tall mural on a city parking garage, "Tau Ceti," by Joseph Kristofoletti has received a Public Art Network 2019 Year in Review award,...
Amistad America, Jose Parla

UT Landmarks nets national public art award

  Americans for the Arts today today that "Amistad América," José Parlá’s 4,000-square-foot mural at the University of Texas at Austin, is one of the 50...
Installation view of "Bruisers," Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Between elusive and familiar: Daniel Rios Rodriguez’s “Bruisers”

  Daniel Rios Rodriguez’s new solo exhibition, "Bruisers," at San Antonio’s Artpace, starts in the hallway, where a small drawing of a jumble of eyes...
"Light House," Sunny Schneberger and Norma Yancey

First look: Creek Show 2019 installations revealed

  The 2019 iteration of Waller Creek Conservancy's super-popular Creek Show may be five months away. But the line-up of participating design teams and their...
Ellsworth Kelly, Romanesque Series

A cache of Ellsworth Kelly works — some from the artist’s...

  Seventy-six works of art by the late Ellsworth Kelly — 67 of which belonged to the Kelly and his husband Jack Shear, president of...
Vladimir Mejia, "Through Her Eyes."

Vladimir Mejia: The importance of considering space

  Vladimir Mejia has been a busy member of the Austin arts scene for nearly a decade. With Co-Lab Projects, he established his post as director...
Rosa Nussbaum, "Untitled Sign (Horizonland),"

WOW! (that’s amazing!): Rosa Nussbaum’s “Horizonland”

  As its title suggests, Rosa Nussbaum’s solo show "Horizonland" — on view through June 6 at Women & Their Work — is wide-ranging and fantastical....
Installation view of "Self-Portraits" at DORF.

At DORF, a thoughtfully curated exhibition of self-portraits

  How many DORFS does it take to change a light bulb? I don’t know, I just love the way the word sounds. But there’s...