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July 21, 2018

Steve Parker Wins $15,000 Tito’s Art Prize

Austin artist Steve Parker has been awarded the $15,000 Tito's Prize, an annual award established by arts organization Big Medium with funding by the...

The Contemporary Austin Awarded $100,000 Warhol Foundation Grant

The Contemporary Austin has been awarded a $100,000 grant form Andy Warhol Foundation for the museum's fall 2019 exhibition, “The Sorcerer’s Burden.” The grant is...

In Fort Worth, from Murakami to Meta-ish

While Facebook friends traipse through Europe delighting in their medieval churches and Renaissance masters, I hoofed it to Fort Worth recently to soak in...

“Right Here, Right Now: San Antonio” Locates a Vibrant Arts Center

A red light paints the floor of an enclosed gallery space, creating an ominous foundation for the vacant canopy bed that fills the room....

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...

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...

Facing the Condemned: Lucky Pierre Collective Brings its ‘Final Meals’ To...

At the opening reception for “Final Meals,” a recent show at Testsite, Michael Thomas, one of the founding members of the Chicago-based artist collective...

Ann Hamilton Installation at UT Nets Public Art Award

A multi-pronged public art work by Ann Hamilton commissioned by the University of Texas' Landmarks public art program, netted the 2018 Year in Review award from...

Today’s Australian Aboriginal Artists Uproot Ancestral Stories

With new and easy access to DNA testing, finding out about one’s ancestry is all the rage right now. The work in "Ancestral Modern:...

Texas Book Festival Names 2018 Poster Artist

The Texas Book Festival today announced that Austin-based painter Valerie Fowler is the festival 2018 poster artist. Fowler’s oil painting "Spring, Everything Changes" is a luscious,...