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Madeline Irvine

24 articles

CAMIBAart Gallery's Troy Campa

Troy Campa left behind a successful career in architecture to develop a new creative life with CAMIBAart Gallery

Arts Feature, Nov. 17, 2016

"Seth Orion Schwaiger: Complex I" at Pump Project

This vast, ambitious solo show transforms the gallery space into a maze and a temple to art past and future

Arts Review, Feb. 18, 2016

Charles Atlas / William Basinski

The artists' live layering of video and music immersed audiences in images of suffering and transformation

Arts Review, Jan. 14, 2016

UT Fine Arts Library

Using ancient artifacts of the Americas to lure people back to the library

Arts Feature, Feb. 19, 2010

'David Bates Since 1982: From the Everyday to the Epic'

A great showing of nearly three decades in the evolution of this Texas artist

Arts Review, Jan. 22, 2010

Top 9 (Plus One) Moments of Bustin' Out in '09 (In No Order)

In the art scene, 2009 saw many breaking out of old roles and building new ones

Arts Feature, Jan. 1, 2010

Kelly Fearing

At 91, this Austin artist keeps making and showing art, including a new exhibit at UT

Arts Feature, Nov. 27, 2009

Naomi Schlinke and Sydney Yeager

The two artists talk painting and the turbulence that's common to their work

Arts Feature, Aug. 14, 2009

Lance Letscher: Newly industrious

The Austin artist's current work signals new shifts in the collages for which he has gained national notoriety

Arts Feature, May. 30, 2008

Home Front

In our post-9/11 world, Michelle Mayer's 'Open House' hits us where we live

Arts Feature, Jan. 28, 2005

testsite 04.4: Annette Lawrence and Annette Carlozzi

In their testsite collaboration, two Annettes, Carlozzi and Lawrence, both move into rewarding new territory, transforming the experience of the art on display

Arts Review, Oct. 8, 2004

The Book on Lance Letscher

What lies behind the buzz of Austin's hot collage artist

Arts Feature, Jun. 25, 2004

'"The Collaborative Spirit: Prints, Presses & Deluxe Artists' Books"'

"The Collaborative Spirit: Prints, Presses & Deluxe Artists' Books" at the Ransom Center is a terrific show that recalls the exuberance and true freedom of an earlier America through collaborations by visual artists and writers in printed books

Arts Review, May. 21, 2004

'All That Remains - Life, Death and Rebirth: Kosova 1996-2002'

Martha Grenon's short visit to Albania in 1992 was so powerful and affecting, she has made 10 more trips there and to Kosova, recording with her camera the area's tumultuous upheaval

Arts Feature, Feb. 20, 2004

Gathered Treasures

'Collected Response,' the first joint exhibition of artists Steve Wiman and Marjorie Moore, is an extension of their shared passion for collecting

Arts Feature, Feb. 13, 2004

Top 10 Arts Events in 2003

Arts Feature, Jan. 2, 2004

Inside and Outside the Curatorial Box

Husband and wife curators Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro and Regine Basha discuss the art of their profession.

Arts Feature, Nov. 14, 2003

Piece of Work: Crab Trap

On a visit to the inaugural exhibition for UT's newly renovated Harry Ransom Center, writer Madeline Irvine finds herself seduced into the silent undersea world of Karen Glaser's photograph Crab Trap.

Arts Feature, Aug. 1, 2003

Next Edition

For more than 13 years, Flatbed Press has been producing some of the most exquisite collectible prints made by contemporary Texas artists, but these days its owners are starting to plan for a new incarnation of Flatbed that may not include them.

Arts Feature, Jun. 13, 2003

Technique Made Easy

Arts Feature, Jun. 13, 2003

Miami String Quartet

With an exceptionally thoughtful program and a performance brimming with joy and gusto, the Miami String Quartet proved itself a thoroughly engaging conversationalist worth listening to.

Arts Review, Apr. 18, 2003

Looking Over His Shoulder

‘Alex Katz: Small Paintings’ brings you unexpectedly close to the artist

Arts Feature, Mar. 28, 2003

'"Tesoros de la Catedral de Saltillo -- Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo"'

Mexic-Arte Museum's exhibition of "Tesoros de la Cathedral de Saltillo -- Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo" displays repositories not only of spiritual meaning and practice, but of the intertwining history of the Catholic Church and the indigenous peoples of Mexico.

Arts Review, Nov. 29, 2002

What Lies Beneath

Sydney Yeager's new paintings at D Berman Gallery represent a departure in the artist's work, a potential turning point from the figurative images that made Yeager's work recognizable for nearly a decade to what has always been the real strength of her paintings: the abstraction beneath.

Arts Feature, Feb. 15, 2002

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