October 21, 2021

Neon Queen Collective makes its curatorial mark

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No sooner did a trio of University of Texas art history graduate students decide to make official their idea for a curatorial collective then...

FotoATX, a new Austin photography festival, launches

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A nascent fine art photography festival has launched in Austin. Called FotoATX it is a collaboration between the city's Cultural Arts Division, the City’s Museum...

Sarah Mendelsohn named first sound-artist-in-residence at the Blanton Museum of Art

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California sound artist Sarah Mendelsohn has been named the first sound-artist-in-residence at the Blanton Museum of Art. The new residence is part of the Blanton's...

Deborah Roberts faces down Venus and her stereotypes

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A few months before Deborah Roberts was listed on New York Times critic Holland Cotter’s recent “19 Artists to Watch Next Year,” she told...

A wiki sets out to document artist-run galleries

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An exhibit celebrating artist-run spaces and DIY galleries launches its own after-life, so to speak, with an intriguing project to document independent artist-run spaces...

Changes to UT’s Fine Arts Library spark backlash

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Recent renovations to the University of Texas’ Fine Arts Library have ignited criticism from students and faculty of the College of Fine Arts —...

Art is mortal

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Here’s how I first began this article: There is a sense that art is indomitable, that artists will find a way to work in any...

Blanton Museum completes $23 million campaign for Ellsworth Kelly’s ‘Austin’

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The Blanton Museum of Art announced today that it's completed its $23 million campaign for Ellsworth Kelly's Austin, a monumental, freestanding structure that will...

In Pease Park, David Deming’s “Mystic Raven” sculpture is ready for...

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A 22-foot abstract steel sculpture that once graced Congress Avenue is now installed in Pease Park, part of an agreement between the Contemporary Austin,...

Blanton Museum adds new curators

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The Blanton Museum of Art just announced two additions to its curatorial staff. Holly Borham has been appointed Assistant Curator of Prints and Drawings and...

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