April 6, 2020

Looking for people with Hedwige Jacobs

“All this must go into a letter,” wrote poet John Ashbery, in “The Skaters.” “Also the feeling of being lived, looking for people, /...

ICOSA Collective to Move Its Gallery to Canopy

After more than two years operating its gallery in East Austins Pump Project building — and facing imminent closure with the impending sale of...

(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...

Texas Book Festival Names 2018 Poster Artist

The Texas Book Festival today announced that Austin-based painter Valerie Fowler is the festival 2018 poster artist. Fowler’s oil painting "Spring, Everything Changes" is a luscious,...

Co-Lab Projects Purchases East Austin Property for a New Arts Complex

Austin non-profit Co-Lab Projects has purchased a property in East Austin and plans to build a studio complex, gallery, and outdoor performance venue, the...
Installation view of the 2017 Texas Biennial exhibition. Image courtesy Big Medium.

Big Medium Postpones Texas Biennial to 2021

Big Medium has announced that it is postponing the Texas Biennial, which was originally planned for this fall, until 2021. "The health and wellbeing of...
Installation view of "Bruisers," Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Between elusive and familiar: Daniel Rios Rodriguez’s “Bruisers”

  Daniel Rios Rodriguez’s new solo exhibition, "Bruisers," at San Antonio’s Artpace, starts in the hallway, where a small drawing of a jumble of eyes...

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...

Look, and Touch: Terra Goolsby’s Slick Sculptures Dazzle at Dimension Gallery

The title for Terra Goolsby’s showing of new work at Dimension Gallery, “Black Rainbow,” derives from an anecdote she tells about her daughter. “I one...
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...

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