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January 24, 2018

Blanton Museum receives gift of contemporary Latin American art

The Blanton Museum of Art will receive a gift of 45 works of contemporary art from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. The Blanton is...

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...

Neon Queen Collective makes its curatorial mark

No sooner did a trio of University of Texas art history graduate students decide to make official their idea for a curatorial collective then...

FotoATX, a new Austin photography festival, launches

A nascent fine art photography festival has launched in Austin. Called FotoATX it is a collaboration between the city's Cultural Arts Division, the City’s Museum...

Sarah Mendelsohn named first sound-artist-in-residence at the Blanton Museum of Art

California sound artist Sarah Mendelsohn has been named the first sound-artist-in-residence at the Blanton Museum of Art. The new residence is part of the Blanton's...

Deborah Roberts faces down Venus and her stereotypes

A few months before Deborah Roberts was listed on New York Times critic Holland Cotter’s recent “19 Artists to Watch Next Year,” she told...

A wiki sets out to document artist-run galleries

An exhibit celebrating artist-run spaces and DIY galleries launches its own after-life, so to speak, with an intriguing project to document independent artist-run spaces...

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 —...

Art is mortal

Here’s how I first began this article: There is a sense that art is indomitable, that artists will find a way to work in any...

Blanton Museum completes $23 million campaign for Ellsworth Kelly’s ‘Austin’

The Blanton Museum of Art announced today that it's completed its $23 million campaign for Ellsworth Kelly's Austin, a monumental, freestanding structure that will...