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January 17, 2019

Austin is a Finalist for $1 million Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art...

Austin is one of 14 cities in the running to receive as much as $1 million from the Bloomberg Philanthropies as part of the...

Natural/Synthetic/Human: Tammie Rubin’s “Everything You Ever”

A familiarity and fondness for sculptor Tammie Rubin’s portfolio, and a sharp eye, allows you to recognize that the inner skeletons of her moss...

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...

A New Artistic Moment for the Lamar Underpass

When I meet up with Laurie Frick at “Data Tells a Story,” her vibrant mural installation along the Lamar Boulevard Underpass, she is carrying...

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...

Since You Asked: Icosa Collective’s “Are You Doing Your Part/In Your...

“Are you doing your part/In your life?“ These are the words that greet you from a small photo on the wall, one of a pair...

As High Costs Drive Austin Artists Away from the Eastside, New...

With pristine white walls and concrete floors, DORF is a new exhibition space in Austin. It is also a two-car garage in South Austin. DORF...

Contemporary Austin Acquires Ai Weiwei Sculpture

Thanks to a roster of more than 70 donors, the Contemporary Austin has acquired "Iron Tree Trunk," a cast iron sculpture by Ai Weiwei...

Unexpected Elegance in the Landscape: Catherine Lee’s “The Ney Project”

When Catherine Lee’s angled bronze sculptures appeared in February on the grounds of the Elisabet Ney Museum, adjacent the historic Hyde Park castle-esque limestone...

Bucky Miller and The Toad

Walking up to the Austin apartment complex where artist Bucky Miller lives, the stirrings of his aesthetic are in the surroundings that have served...