August 4, 2021

SXSW Announces Its 2020 Art Program

SXSW announced its art program for 2020 recently. Among the nine international projects selected is "The Future is A Constant Wake," a six-minute video that's...

At UT’s public art program, the effort to diversify is underway

Cast in bronze and standing more than ten feet tall, Simone Leigh’s sculpture “Sentinel IV” now stands observant over the courtyard in front of...
Laura Creed

Ballroom Marfa appoints Laura Creed as new Executive Director

Ballroom Marfa, the West Texas contemporary arts institution, has named Laura Creed as the organization's new executive director. Creed has served as director of development...

Art is mortal

Here’s how I first began this article: There is a sense that art is indomitable, that artists will find a way to work in any...

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...

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...

Carver Museum invites public to participate in social media photography campaign

The George Washington Carver Museum is collaborating with artist Rehab El Sadek on #carvershares, a photography campaign on social media. Contributors from Austin and around...
Ingrid Schaffner. Photo by Rowdy Dugan.

Ingrid Schaffner Named Curator at the Chinati Foundation

The Chinati Foundation in Marfa has announced that Ingrid Schaffner will assume the newly created position of curator. Schaffner will oversee the museum’s permanent...

UT’s Landmarks appoints deputy director

Landmarks, the University of Texas' public art program, has appointed Kathleen Brady Stimpert as deputy director. In the newly established position, Stimpert will oversee Landmarks’...

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...

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