Yuyliya Lanina's "Misread Signs"

Navigating Yuliya Lanina’s “Misread Signs”

  Russian-born, Austin-based artist Yuliya Lanina (profiled previously in Sightlines) is known for her surreal multimedia works, including paintings, installations, and performances. For her new...
Installation View of Art of the Spanish Americas galleries

Blanton receives $2 million for endowed curatorship in art of the...

The Blanton Museum of Art has received a $2 million donation from the Thoma Foundation to endow a curatorial position devoted to art of the...
Detail image of Specimen, Katy McCarthy

Katy McCarthy explores the ways that women are remembered by history —...

  After a long day of collecting plant specimens in West Texas, Mary Sophie Young hitched up her burros and sat down, as she did...
Laguna Gloria entrance

The Contemporary Austin welcomes new Moody Pavilions at Laguna Gloria

The Contemporary Austin is celebrating the Moody Pavilions, the first stage of a multi-year project to make its historic Laguna Gloria site more accessible. The...
Nathan Randall Green

Nathan Randall Green collapses cosmologies

  Recently, Nathan Randall Green returned to Austin with “Everyone Universe, Everyone Dust,” a solo exhibition presented by the roving gallery DEASIL at Big Medium’s...
Shanie Tomassini sculpture

Umlauf Museum expands scope of annual prize

The Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum is expanding the scope of its annual Umlauf Prize. Beginning this year, entry is open to any emerging artist...
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The 2019 West Austin Studio Tour

  This year's West Austin Studio Tour includes 374 participants. Big Medium,  the tour's non-profit organizing producer, categories that 374 into 108 artist studios, 58 guest...
Ai Wei Wei Forever Bicycles

Sorry, Austin. Ai Wei Wei’s “Forever Bicycles” is not forever

  Sorry, Austin. But Ai Wei Wei's "Forever Bicycles" is not a forever part of the city. For two years, the monumental, playful and dizzying sculpture...
Berthe Morisot, Reading

Why is Impressionist artist Berthe Morisot not well known today?

As empowerment movements #MeToo and Time’s Up fuel public conversation about women’s issues around the world, headlines like “Galleries focusing on female artists to...
constant escape

Trying to get present: Black Mountain Project’s constant escape

The first thing you notice upon entering the gallery space for constant escape is an upending of perspective. A massive vinyl print of a...