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April 19, 2018

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...

Mona Hatoum’s “Terra Infirma” at the Menil Collection

Goliath, contradictory forces are at work in the world today. We’re inundated with news, both positive and negative, of the political and cultural movements...

In Pease Park, David Deming’s “Mystic Raven” sculpture is ready for...

A 22-foot abstract steel sculpture that once graced Congress Avenue is now installed in Pease Park, part of an agreement between the Contemporary Austin,...

Weaving light: In her newest photographic work, Elizabeth Chiles embraces serenity

No one can accuse Elizabeth Chiles of being superficial. The Austin-based artist invests a great deal of time contemplating the meaning of life and...

Anticipating an Ellsworth Kelly masterpiece with a print exhibit — and...

Carter E. Foster is the first art historian to have written on Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin,” the artist’s first and only freestanding building. However when Foster...

Google launches massive digital Latino culture & arts project

Just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15) Google recently unveiled "Latino Cultures in the United States," the biggest digital archive...

History as artistic medium: Rodney McMillian’s “Against a Civic Death” at...

I don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential.”— Shirley Chisholm In its own description, the Contemporary Austin labels its new Rodney McMillian...

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...

Dean, Libraries Director Say No Further Changes to UT Fine Art...

Update on April 6: UT executive vice president and provost Maurie McInnis, accepts recommendations. Dean to assemble a Fine Arts Library Council. A memo issued...

Gallery going: Zoë Shulman at Camiba Art

“After Trump won the election I didn’t see color anymore,” Zoë Shulman told me recently at the opening of “The Allegory of Good and...