October 15, 2021

Shanie Tomassini Wins Umlauf Prize

Shanie Tomassini is the winner of this year's Umlauf Prize, an award granted to a University of Texas graduate student in studio art. The prize comes...
Susan Scafati library installation

Susan Scafati’s “If a tree falls”

Midmorning visitors to the Austin Central Library find themselves bathed in kaleidoscopic hues of pink, blue, yellow and orange light by the two-story plexiglass...

Dances With Wolves: Matthew Barney’s “Redoubt”

A softer, more succinct Matthew Barney? Kind of. In his latest film, "Redoubt," Barney eschews the epic turgidness of his five-film "Cremaster Cycle" — and...
Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, "Missing Truffaut,"

The Contemporary Austin’s Laguna Gloria location open late on Thursdays

  With the recent debut of its sleek new Moody Pavilions, the Contemporary Austin's Laguna Gloria location not only gained much-improved visitor amenities such as...

Ballet Austin dances a vivid, unsettled version of Grimms’ Fairy Tales

Ballet Austin artistic director Stephen Mills first saw Natalie Frank's lurid, subversively feminist drawings of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales in 2015. The exhibition...
"Beyond the Visible"

Film review: ‘Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint,’ from obscurity to...

For decades, art historians have believed that Vasily Kandinsky created the first abstract painting in 1911. It’s true because the Museum of Modern Art...
Hypatia Sorunke, Adrian Armstrong and Temitope Olujobi

Carver Museum names first cohort of artists to its residency project

The George Washington Carver Museum has named the first cohort of artists for its Small Black Museum Residency Project. Adrian Armstrong, Temitope Olujobi and Hypatia...
The Cherrywood Art Fair

This Year is the Last for the Cherrywood Art Fair

After 18 years, the popular Cherrywood Art Fair will have its last run this weekend, announced representatives of Chula League, the community non-profit which...
Zoë Shulman, "The Allegory of Good and Bad Government

Gallery going: Zoë Shulman at Camiba Art

“After Trump won the election I didn’t see color anymore,” Zoë Shulman told me recently at the opening of “The Allegory of Good and...
Andrew Thompson Roots of Knowledge, 1997 Screen Print Edition of 36

Mexic-Arte to host public discussion on racism in the Texas art...

In response to the Black Lives Matter protests and social injustices happening across the country, Mexic-Arte Museum is presenting panel discussion on a racism...


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