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January 24, 2018

Our picks for PrintAustin 2018

It's impressive that PrintAustin is now in its fifth year. Founded by artists Cathy Savage and Elvia Perrin, the month-long celebration of all things printmaking...

Wangechi Mutu at the Contemporary Austin

The idea of the outsider is on the collective mind of the Austin art scene, and for good reason. Sure, the response to the...

Blanton Museum adds new curators

The Blanton Museum of Art just announced two additions to its curatorial staff. Holly Borham has been appointed Assistant Curator of Prints and Drawings and...

What Ai Weiwei said about his cats

  With two sculptures by renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei landing in Austin soon, I've got a story appearing in the next issue...

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...

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...

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...

UT inaugurates new School of Design & Creative Technologies

The University of Texas at Austin inaugurated its new School of Design & Creative Technologies at a ceremony today. A new unit of UT's College...

UT-Austin sued for removing Confederate statues from campus grounds

By Alex Samuels, The Texas Tribune August 24, 2017 A Confederate heritage group sued the University of Texas at Austin on Thursday for removing several Confederate...

Blanton Museum completes $23 million campaign for Ellsworth Kelly’s ‘Austin’

The Blanton Museum of Art announced today that it's completed its $23 million campaign for Ellsworth Kelly's Austin, a monumental, freestanding structure that will...