Our West Austin Studio Tour picks

In roughly South to North order, here's the Sightlines' picks for the 2018 West Austin Studio Tour. DORF presents: Landscapes, Portraits and Still Lifes, #342 5701 Lewood...
Installation view of "Self-Portraits" at DORF.

At DORF, a thoughtfully curated exhibition of self-portraits

  How many DORFS does it take to change a light bulb? I don’t know, I just love the way the word sounds. But there’s...

In the Texas State Capitol, an Exhibition Questions the Lack of...

As the 86th Texas Legislature gathers at the State Capitol this week, senators and representative will be greeted by "Assemble to Disassemble" an installation...

(Re)discovering Conquest-era maps of Mexico

  One afternoon when I was a student at the University of Texas, my art history professor took the class to see some maps at...

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”...

Blanton Museum Acquires Collection of Colonial Art from Spanish and Portuguese...

While it has long been recognized as a leader in collecting modern and contemporary Latin American art, the Blanton Museum of Art today announced...
Nathan Randall Green

Nathan Randall Green collapses cosmologies

  Recently, Nathan Randall Green returned to Austin with “Everyone Universe, Everyone Dust,” a solo exhibition presented by the roving gallery DEASIL at Big Medium’s...
Detail image of Specimen, Katy McCarthy

Katy McCarthy explores the ways that women are remembered by history —...

  After a long day of collecting plant specimens in West Texas, Mary Sophie Young hitched up her burros and sat down, as she did...

Studio visit on the East Austin Studio Tour: Caitlin McCollom

For artists, the East Austin Studio Tour — arguably Austin’s largest arts event — proves a stamina-testing whirl. Caitlin G. McCollom’s studio is in the...

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 —...