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July 21, 2018

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...

A wiki sets out to document artist-run galleries

An exhibit celebrating artist-run spaces and DIY galleries launches its own after-life, so to speak, with an intriguing project to document independent artist-run spaces...

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

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...

Mona Hatoum’s “Terra Infirma” at the Menil Collection

Goliath, contradictory forces are at work in the world today. We’re inundated with news, both positive and negative, of the political and cultural movements...

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...

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...

Dean, Libraries Director Say No Further Changes to UT Fine Art...

Update on April 6: UT executive vice president and provost Maurie McInnis, accepts recommendations. Dean to assemble a Fine Arts Library Council. A memo issued...

Editor’s picks: What to see on EAST

Smart-looking group exhibits, some pop-up happenings and two new spaces make my top five list for the East Austin Studio Tour. Contemporary art meets...

MASS Gallery Moves to New Location

Another East Austin gallery is on the move. MASS Gallery is leaving its East Austin home of the past five years for new location, also...