November 28, 2020

Review: Two from Radius Books on Ellsworth Kelly and on Sol...

The Blanton Museum of Art recently re-opened its doors. Guests must adhere to normal COVID-19 precautions such as wearing face masks, and social distancing,...
Cherise Smith and Michael Ray Charles

Michael Ray Charles and Cherise Smith in discussion

Artist Michael Ray Charles and scholar Cherise Smith will be in discussion twice this week about Charles' artistic practice of exploring historic African American...
Rafael Navarro Barajas, "The Origins of Medicine," oil on canvas, 1968. Installation view at Medical Park Tower, Austin.

A petition starts to save the Rafael Navarro Barajas mural

The movement to save a mural by Mexican artist Rafael Navarro Barajas continues with supporters, led by musician Sara Hickman, launching a public petition...
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

Audit: City of Austin cultural centers found inefficient

Operating hours that don't meet the needs of the public, deferred maintenance, and an inefficient system for facility rental have threatened the city's ability...
Andrew Thompson Roots of Knowledge, 1997 Screen Print Edition of 36

Mexic-Arte to host public discussion on racism in the Texas art...

In response to the Black Lives Matter protests and social injustices happening across the country, Mexic-Arte Museum is presenting panel discussion on a racism...
“Bonds of Sorrow”, 2008 by Nuri Vallbona, Austin

Elisabet Ney Museum, Oakwood Cemetery launch suffrage exhibitions online

With this year the centennial of the 19th Amendment, the Elisabet Ney Museum and Oakwood Cemetery have launched online exhibitions that are keyed to...
Ryan Runcie, "Arielle

Ryan Runcie: Color Theory

Austin-based painter and muralist Ryan Runcie has a thing for partitive color theory; that is, colors in relation to other colors. "You can never see...
Installation view of The Avant-garde Networks of Amauta: Argentina, Mexico, and Peru in the 1920s at the Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin

Blanton Museum of Art re-opens to public

Beginning Aug. 15, the Blanton Museum of Art will re-open to the public after nearly five months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

Digging for Stars: Georgia O’Keeffe in the Texas Panhandle

Georgia O’Keeffe always felt the misfit — in her family, at odds with her mother; at boarding school in Virginia, where she didn’t drawl...
Tarek Atoui_©_Matteo_Bellomo_Fabrica

Tarek Atoui wins $200,000 Suzanne Deal Booth/FLAG Art Foundation Prize

Lebanese sound artist and composer Tarek Atoui is the winner of the 2022 Suzanne Deal Booth / FLAG Art Foundation Prize. Atoui will receive a...

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