July 9, 2020
Meghan Shogan

When Everything Goes Out the Window

As galleries in Austin try to navigate the ebb and flow of COVID-19 restrictions, it’s become increasingly clear that nothing is set in stone....
Kara Walker (b. l 969I .. .calling to me from the angry surface of some grey and threatening sea., 2007 Video (color, sound) 09: l O minutes © Kara Walker

UT Landmarks, Visual Arts Center to present Kara Walker video exhibition

In September Landmarks, the University of Texas public art program, and the Visual Arts Center (VAC) will collaborate on "The Fact of Fiction," an...
Two artworks from Kate Breakey's solo exhibition "Black Tulips & Dead Flowers," At Stephen L. Clark Gallery. On the right, "Blue Vase, Two Dead Flowers" and, on the right, "Black Tulip VII."

At the Stephen L. Clark Gallery, remaining resilient

Conditions under COVID-19 have provided welcome encouragement for me to develop skills and perform less customary tasks, mainly in the realm of technology. Many...
Art Galleries at Black Studies The Narrative

Art Galleries at Black Studies launches online resource, ‘The Narrative’

With the University of Texas still closed, the Art Galleries at Black Studies has launched a new online resource to explore the art and...
Sydney Yeager

For Sydney Yeager, teaching drawing online means getting a closer look...

Google Classroom has been a godsend these past few months for artist Sydney Yeager. As an adjunct faculty member at Austin Community College, she...
Deborah Roberts, When you see me, 2019. Mixed media and collage on canvas. 65 x 120 inches. Framed, 67 1/4 x 122 inches. Artwork © Deborah Roberts. Image courtesy the artist and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London.

As Austin museums react to the Black Lives Matter movement, bigger...

Black Lives Matter protests have erupted across the country recently in response to the murder of George Floyd at the hand of police in...
Michael Anthony García

Becoming Freddie Mercury: Home alone during the pandemic, artist Michael Anthony...

I caught up with artist Michael Anthony García by phone recently, from his Northeast Austin home and studio about his artistic practice in quarantine,...
Yuliya Lanina with her daughters Anya (left) and Katya (right), along with the girls' kitten Coco, a new addition to the family.

Yuliya Lanina: Motherhood, mask-wearing and making paintings for frontline healthcare workers

Yuliya Lanina knew something was wrong when all the N95 masks were suddenly out of stock. She needed one badly to touch up one...
Mexic-Arte Museum

Mexic-Arte Museum re-opens

Mexic-Arte Museum announced today that it has re-opened. The museum in downtown Austin said in an emailed announcement that it will operate with 25% visitor...
Betelhem Makonnen

Big Medium launches $30,000 artist relief fund

Big Medium has announced a $30,000 temporary relief fund to support the needs of Austin artists who have been affected by the economic fallout...

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