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July 22, 2018

West Austin Studio Tour artists announced

2018 West Austin Studio Tour When: 11 a.m. 6 p.m. May 12-13 & 19-20 Boundaries West of I-35 East of Mopac/Loop 1 South of HWY 183 North of William Cannon Big...

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...

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...

Elisabet Ney Museum to Get Improvements — and Its Own Supporters...

By all accounts the trailblazing sculptor Elisabet Ney would love the improvements on order for the singular home and studio she built for herself...

A sneak peek of Ellsworth Kelly’s monumental “Austin”

Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin” opens at the Blanton Museum of Art on Feb. 18, and we've got a slideshow of images below. The late artist’s only...

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...

Editor’s picks: What to see on EAST

Smart-looking group exhibits, some pop-up happenings and two new spaces make my top five list for the East Austin Studio Tour. Contemporary art meets...

Simplicity at play in Christopher Knowles’ “In a Word”

"In a Word," the current exhibition from Christopher Knowles at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, positions itself as a portrait of the artist throughout...

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...

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 —...