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November 19, 2019

Louis Grachos to leave the Contemporary Austin

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After six years leading the Contemporary Austin, Louis Grachos, the museum's executive director and CEO, will step down from his position. Kathleen Loughlin, the museum's...

Francesca Consagra, 1958-2018

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Francesca Consagra, curator emerita at the Blanton Museum of Art, passed away Dec. 15 after a long battle with ovarian cancer, the museum announced...

Anticipating an Ellsworth Kelly masterpiece with a print exhibit — and...

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Carter E. Foster is the first art historian to have written on Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin,” the artist’s first and only freestanding building. However when Foster...

Helen Frankenthaler Foundation Donates Prints, and $25,000, to Blanton Museum

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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...

Can paper be a body?

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Punctuality pays off at Janine Antoni’s "Paper Dance." Audience members who arrive early to the Contemporary Austin's Jones Center catch Antoni carefully unwrapping and staging...

Gallery Shoal Creek to change business model, close brick-and-mortar gallery

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Austin's longest continually operating art gallery will close its brick-and-mortar operations. Gallery Shoal Creek, which opened in 1965 as G. Harvey Gallery, will shift to...

‘Double Vision’ — A dual biography of Dominique and John de...

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Celebrated art collectors Dominique and John de Menil built one of the largest gatherings of work by surrealist René Magritte. And for two decades...
Member Alfonso Huerta carving his woodcut at the Flatbed Community Press

Flatbed opens its Community Press

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The new Flatbed Center for Contemporary Printmaking — previously known as Flatbed Press & Gallery — has just opened it Flatbed Community Press. Occupying 1,500-square-feet of Flatbed's...
Vladimir Mejia, "Through Her Eyes."

Vladimir Mejia: The importance of considering space

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  Vladimir Mejia has been a busy member of the Austin arts scene for nearly a decade. With Co-Lab Projects, he established his post as director...

After 20 years, Flatbed Press loses its lease — and...

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After nearly 20 years, Flatbed Press is losing the lease to its 18,400-square-foot building in East Austin. The current lease expires at the end...