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October 20, 2018

City’s TEMPO art program now to include murals

The city of Austin's Art in Public Places is expanding the scope of its temporary art program — known as TEMPO — to include murals. Through...

HOPE Outdoor Gallery at Carson Creek Now Opening Spring 2019

The timeline for the relocation of the HOPE Outdoor Gallery has changed. HOPE Events, the nonprofit behind the graffiti park at West Eleventh and Baylor streets, announced...

Power, politics, history at the center of an immersive exhibition by...

For the inaugural Booth Art Prize show at the Contemporary Austin, Los Angeles-based artist Rodney McMillian tackles a potent American symbol: The White House. And...

UT Provost Commits Funds for Fine Arts Library Improvements

The University of Texas' provost has committed more than $600,000 to fund improvements to the Fine Arts Library, the university announced this week. The improvements,...

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...

UT-Austin sued for removing Confederate statues from campus grounds

By Alex Samuels, The Texas Tribune August 24, 2017 A Confederate heritage group sued the University of Texas at Austin on Thursday for removing several Confederate...

How Ellsworth Kelly’s final masterpiece came to Austin and the Blanton...

It seems facile to call Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin an instant icon, but an icon it is. Clad in pale limestone, it is a monumental work...

‘For La Raza’ Mural Restored in East Austin

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...

Full Circle: A New Vision for an Iconic Austin Mural

In 1992, two young local artists, Robert Herrera and Oscar Cortez, began transforming a 700-square foot wall section around the Holly Street Power Plant...

Blanton Museum adds new curators

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...