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September 23, 2019

Blanton Museum curators issue public letter challenging changes to UT’s Fine...

The controversy surrounding recent changes to the University of Texas' Fine Arts Library deepened today when curators and staff from the Blanton Museum of...

Mexic-Arte Museum, Mexican American Cultural Center seek city bond money for...

Mexic-Arte Museum and the Mexican American Cultural Center are both looking to an upcoming city of Austin bond package to fund building projects In February...

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...

Identity construct: Genevieve Gaignard’s alter egos make the personal political

Do not try to hold Genevieve Gaignard’s exhibition "In Passing" at the Christian-Green Gallery at arm’s length. Or try as hard as you might...

Matthew Steinke Resurrects the Genius of an Unknown Inventor

If you were to die today, what would the objects you leave behind say about your life — and how would those object sound? Matthew’s...

Looking Not Entirely Like Anything: Huma Bhabha’s “Other Forms of Life”...

Huma Bhabha could be described as part visual artist, part archeologist. She sifts through sources past and present, working materials to create layers of...

What to Do with All the Matter in the World: Shanie...

We’ve had an unusual spate of rain lately in Austin. Over the last several weeks, there’s been a downpour nearly every day and things...
Amistad America, Jose Parla

UT Landmarks nets national public art award

  Americans for the Arts today today that "Amistad América," José Parlá’s 4,000-square-foot mural at the University of Texas at Austin, is one of the 50...

ICOSA Collective to Move Its Gallery to Canopy

After more than two years operating its gallery in East Austins Pump Project building — and facing imminent closure with the impending sale of...
Installation View of Art of the Spanish Americas galleries

Blanton receives $2 million for endowed curatorship in art of the...

The Blanton Museum of Art has received a $2 million donation from the Thoma Foundation to endow a curatorial position devoted to art of the...