The Contemporary Austin breaks ground on Laguna Gloria master plan

The Contemporary Austin broke ground today on the first phase of its master plan for Laguna Gloria, the 14-acre lakeside site that is home...

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...

Steve Parker’s Surround Sounds

Steve Parker uses the two-car garage attached to his North Austin home as his studio. He frequently has the garage door open, a tangle...

Wired sounds: Not your typical audiobooks

The traditionally passive act of reading is finally getting the jolt of suspense — and individual direction — that you never knew it needed. “Wires”...

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...

$15,000 Tito’s Prize Available for One Austin Artist

Applications are now being accepted for the $15,000 Tito's Prize. The award, which goes to an Austin visual artist of any medium, is coordinated by...

Disrupting Practice: To Make a New Series of Sculpture, Tammie Rubin...

On an already hot Texas summer morning, Tammie Rubin sets about mixing porcelain slip in her temporary ceramics studio. Rubin’s artistic work space is actually...

The Fiction of Image Making: Sarah Canright Transcends Subject

Former Arthouse Executive Director Sue Graze may tell you she’s retired, but she’s not sitting at home, knitting or stamp collecting. No shade on...
Berthe Morisot, Reading

Why is Impressionist artist Berthe Morisot not well known today?

As empowerment movements #MeToo and Time’s Up fuel public conversation about women’s issues around the world, headlines like “Galleries focusing on female artists to...

Rebecca Rothfus Harrell deftly plays with scale

Rebecca Rothfus Harrell kept her fascination with minerals and crystals somewhat a secret before she began creating a now years-long series of paintings. “I’ve always...