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August 21, 2018

Elisabet Ney Museum to Get Improvements — and Its Own Supporters...

By all accounts the trailblazing sculptor Elisabet Ney would love the improvements on order for the singular home and studio she built for herself...

Art? Instagram Moment? Bamboo Monolith? Who Cares — Just Enjoy the...

Doug and Mike Starn’s “Big Bambú” has attracted a right melee of folks to the Museum of Fine Arts-Houston — I know because I...

A sneak peek of Ellsworth Kelly’s monumental “Austin”

Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin” opens at the Blanton Museum of Art on Feb. 18, and we've got a slideshow of images below. The late artist’s only...

A Haunting Call to Action, and to History: Vincent Valdez’s “The...

Artist Vincent Valdez visited Austin in 2015 to see the exhibition "Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties" at the Blanton Museum of...

Editor’s picks: What to see on EAST

Smart-looking group exhibits, some pop-up happenings and two new spaces make my top five list for the East Austin Studio Tour. Contemporary art meets...

Simplicity at play in Christopher Knowles’ “In a Word”

"In a Word," the current exhibition from Christopher Knowles at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, positions itself as a portrait of the artist throughout...

MASS Gallery Moves to New Location

Another East Austin gallery is on the move. MASS Gallery is leaving its East Austin home of the past five years for new location, also...

Changes to UT’s Fine Arts Library spark backlash

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

Unexpected Elegance in the Landscape: Catherine Lee’s “The Ney Project”

When Catherine Lee’s angled bronze sculptures appeared in February on the grounds of the Elisabet Ney Museum, adjacent the historic Hyde Park castle-esque limestone...

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....