April 19, 2021

Helen Frankenthaler Foundation Donates Prints, and $25,000, to Blanton Museum

The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation has donated 16 artworks and $25,000 to the Blanton Museum of Art, part of a larger initiative of the foundation...
Charles White, "Awaken from the Unknowing,"

UT Presents Two Exhibitions of Celebrated African-American Artist Charles White

  The University of Texas is launching two exhibitions to show its holdings of work by Charles White, who devoted his virtuoso skills as a...

Pump Project Relocating to Southeast Austin

Another East Austin arts space is relocating. After 13 years, Pump Project Art Complex will relocate to a new facility near E. Riverside Dr. and...
un)box by taylor barnes, courtesy of Cade Match Project. Photo by Ariel Jackson

Fibers of Being: taylor barnes

Artist taylor barnes prefers simplicity when depicting complexities. “If someone can tell me how they feel in a single sentence, I connect to that more...
Photo by Dan Hurlbutart

Subtle art interventions across Austin offer small creative gestures

I had to hike a bit to find Meghan Shogan's "Real Estate," one of the 12 outdoor art interventions that art part of "Left...

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...

Elisabet Ney Museum wins $150,000 grant from National Historic Trust

The Elisabet Ney Museum has won a $150,000 grant from the National Historic Trust,. The Austin museum was one of 20 historic sites around the...
View of Beatriz Cortez's "Shields," 2019, at Ballroom Marfa

At Ballroom Marfa, three artists (re)consider the desert

  Given its reputation as an increasingly relevant cultural destination, people seem to forget that Marfa, Texas, is in the middle of the Chihuahuan Desert. Three...
Deborah Roberts, The duty of disobedience, 2020. Mixed media collage on canvas. Artwork © Deborah Roberts. Photograph by Paul Bardagjy.

Where the Black girls are: A review of Deborah Roberts’ ‘I’m’

It would be easy to remark on the load of references permeating through the artwork of Deborah Roberts, from Zora Neale Hurston, Glenn Ligon,...

Geoff Dyer on Garry Winogrand

Geoff Dyer never intended to write a book on the photographs of Garry Winogrand. And in a sense his new book, "The Street Philosophy of Garry...

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