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November 17, 2018

Parking Lots, Pools, and Palm Trees: From Ed Ruscha’s Archive a...

Context and circumstance matter. And with “Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance” the new exhibition on view at the Harry Ransom Center in Austin, the...

Growth Spurt: The Contemporary’s Crit Group Emboldens Artists to Experiment

The act of critique — crit, if you will — is a staple of university art education. Some love it, some hate the idea...

East Austin Studio Tour Artists Announced

The line-up for this year's East Austin Studio Tour has been announced. Some 555 participants are included in the free, self-guided tour which runs Nov....

Blanton Museum and the Contemporary Austin Transfer More than 500 Works...

Last year the Contemporary Austin and the Blanton Museum of Art announced that 700 works of art from Contemporary's permanent collection would be transferred...

Shanie Tomassini Wins Umlauf Prize

Shanie Tomassini is the winner of this year's Umlauf Prize, an award granted to a University of Texas graduate student in studio art. The prize comes...

Dreaming of Our Abuelitos: “YLA 23” at Mexic-Arte Museum Explores Border...

Growing up on the border of any two countries leads to early political awareness. That's what the artists in the newest iteration of the...

Since You Asked: Icosa Collective’s “Are You Doing Your Part/In Your...

“Are you doing your part/In your life?“ These are the words that greet you from a small photo on the wall, one of a pair...

Disrupting Practice: To Make a New Series of Sculpture, Tammie Rubin...

On an already hot Texas summer morning, Tammie Rubin sets about mixing porcelain slip in her temporary ceramics studio. Rubin’s artistic work space is actually...

Selfie Art Playgrounds to Pop-up in Austin

Austin is about to get two Instagram-ready attractions designed for the selfie-crazed and hashtag-obsessed. Earlier this summer, FOMO Factory announced that it would set up "Austin’s first immersive...

Dennis Nance Makes It Present: Curating in Galveston, Practicing Art Everywhere

My first visit to Galveston happened one year ago on the invitation of Dennis Nance, the newly hired curator at the Galveston Arts Center....