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Sam Anderson-Ramos

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“Pio Pulido: The Last Exhibit of the 20th Century” at the MACC

This retrospective is like visiting an artist’s crowded studio and yet provides just a glimpse of this visionary’s output

Arts Review, Aug. 31, 2017

“Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler: Giant” at the Blanton Museum of Art

The film is good at showing the fate of the film set of Giant, but it leaves open the question of what’s happened to Marfa

Arts Review, Aug. 24, 2017

“Young Latino Artists 22: ¡Ahora!” at Mexic-Arte Museum

At a time when Hispanic identity is ever more complex, the artists in “YLA 22” seem pretty sure of their own

Arts Review, Aug. 17, 2017

“Garth Weiser: Paintings, 2008-2017” at the Contemporary Austin

In this solo show of abstract works, the painter has pinpointed the ungraspable, like grabbing a tiger by the tail

Arts Review, Aug. 10, 2017

"Radiant: A Group Show" at Davis Gallery

In this group show, artists' odes to the sun, and brilliance in general, provide a sense of life and a lot to think about

Arts Review, Aug. 3, 2017

"Greg Davis: India's Kumbh Mela" at Butridge Gallery

This exhibit's images offer impressive layers of visual intricacy but also raise the problematic questions of photojournalism

Arts Review, Jul. 27, 2017

"Far Out"

This show's works inspired by the James Webb Space Telescope tell stories, with the device's hexagonal golden mirrors a recurring visual motif

Arts Review, Jul. 20, 2017

“The People’s Gallery 2017” at Austin City Hall

This year's showing of work in Austin City Hall by a small army of local artists offers satisfaction on multiple levels

Arts Review, Jul. 13, 2017

"En Bola" at de stijl, and Podium for Art

The pairings of artists in this Los Outsiders exhibition yield works that are at once chaotic and harmonious, loud and quiet

Arts Review, Jul. 6, 2017

“Island Oasis Mirage” at Big Medium

The exhibit by Michael Krueger, Kathleen McShane, and Barbara Weissberger seems a planned mess, but one that echoes a greater scheme

Arts Review, Jun. 29, 2017

Anya Gallaccio: to see if time was there at Laguna Gloria

The artist's giant tree stump carved from limestone is a sign that we love ancient things and are part of nature, too

Arts Review, Jun. 22, 2017

“Sean Caulfield: Landscapes: Transformed/Transfigured”

The blackness and voids in the artwork here feels like a future world laid waste, but it also feels like us

Arts Review, Jun. 15, 2017

“Beth Consetta Rubel: Higher Learning: Educational Toys”

Rubel’s solo show is cutting when it comes to Bill Cosby and Rachel Dolezal, but it also explores the complexities of race

Arts Review, Jun. 8, 2017

"Abby Bagby: Kingdom" at Women & Their Work

The exhibition’s high-fashion outfits made from human hair and draped on mannequins are quite beautiful but also unsettling

Arts Review, Jun. 1, 2017

“Robert Collier Beam: Scry” at Pump Project

The artist uses photographs and other media to catch the invisible and intangible but in a remarkably peaceful way

Arts Review, May. 25, 2017

“The Geometry of Space and Time” at Mexic-Arte Museum

Sebastián’s sculpture evokes string theory via concrete forms

Arts Review, May. 18, 2017

Christina Coleman at WEST 2017

The artist gives voice to the blackness in creation stories and personal histories

Arts Feature, May. 11, 2017

Texas School for the Blind’s "I Can’t Hear You, It’s Too Dark in Here"

TSBVI student artists go WEST with an exhibition of their work

Arts Feature, May. 11, 2017

“Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser” at the Blanton

Driven by untamable curiosity and over-the-top commitment, the artist makes work that revels in improvisation and play

Arts Review, May. 11, 2017

"Jason Eatherly and Dave Lowell: Depth & Decay"

A fluid, graphic quality keeps the dissimilar work of these artists cohesive and makes visual candy that is pretty delicious

Arts Review, May. 4, 2017

"Maria Chávez: String Room"

With this interactive sound installation, it’s hard to tell whether it’s more about music or not-music

Arts Review, Apr. 27, 2017

“Jos Howard Demme: Bad Boys, Good Dogs, Everyone Else in Between”

This solo show at ATM Gallery / Studio is both romp and nightmare – Dante's Inferno dressed up like a clown

Arts Review, Apr. 20, 2017

“Anne Siems: Weaving” at Wally Workman Gallery

The disembodied heads that populate this solo exhibition suggest departed women but are still beautiful and empowered

Arts Review, Apr. 13, 2017

"Larry Graeber: Place to Place" at de stijl, and Podium for Art

In this collection of jazzy geometric mixed-media works and sculptures, the artist conjures wild characters in a self-contained universe

Arts Review, Apr. 6, 2017

"ART for All + ALL for Art" at Art for the People Gallery

Truth is one of the rewards of this showing of work by artists who have lived on the streets

Arts Review, Mar. 30, 2017

“Jana Swec: Congitopia” at grayDUCK Gallery

It’s the valuable give and take between Jana Swec and her collaborators that make this show consistent, as well as surprising

Arts Review, Mar. 23, 2017

Marketplace Art Gallery's Open Studio

In the Marketpace Art Gallery, four women have created a studio where they can develop as artists together

Arts Feature, Mar. 16, 2017

"Hector Carmona Miranda: Concrete, Plastic & Metal"

Sometimes you want more from the artist's 3-D printed busts and photographs of same, and sometimes you get it

Arts Review, Mar. 16, 2017

"Nathan 'Sloke One' Nordstrom: Another Side"

At its best, this solo exhibition captures the swagger of graffiti on the street and the introspection of the gallery

Arts Review, Mar. 9, 2017

"Sherry Xiao: Thinking of Home"

A series of paintings with figures that are blurred and pixelated neatly illustrates the shortcomings of digital interactions

Arts Review, Mar. 2, 2017

"textscape: Susan Scafati and Sean Ripple"

Using text interface as a visual environment, this show is messy and clean, consistent and surprising, philosophical and entertaining

Arts Review, Feb. 23, 2017

"Sally Weber: Fractured"

These photographs, made with scanners and full of distortion, offer not a precious image of a leaf but a fresh way to perceive a leaf

Arts Review, Feb. 16, 2017

"Karen Kunc + Monika Meler: PrintAustin 2017"

At Gallery Shoal Creek, these artists’ prints interact well with one another – contrasting peace in nature and urban agitation

Arts Review, Feb. 9, 2017

"Jim Roche: Some Americans Feel Like This" at Bale Creek Allen Gallery

The show's hand-stenciled, colorful re-creations of political signs are a timely vessel for America's honesty

Arts Review, Feb. 2, 2017

"Orna Feinstein: Treetopia"

The bubbles and circles of Feinstein's monoprints are sophisticated, beautiful, even fun, but they may leave you wanting more

Arts Review, Jan. 26, 2017

"Monika Sosnowska: Habitat"

The Polish artist’s industrial-material sculptures at the Contemporary Austin capture the physicality of our society, the rigidity of our order

Arts Review, Jan. 19, 2017

"Warhol by the Book" at the Blanton

What's most interesting in this retrospective is the early work that shows just how damn good Warhol was at graphic design

Arts Review, Jan. 12, 2017

“Elizabeth Chiles and John Swanger: Lumens & Currents” at grayDUCK Gallery

This exhibition has a softness that’s seductive, but it also speaks to our timeless wonder at the workings of wildness

Arts Review, Jan. 5, 2017

Sam Anderson-Ramos' Top 10 Takeaways From Austin's Gallery Scene in 2016

From making work to showing it, the visual art scene displayed commitments to risk, innovation, and community

Arts Feature, Dec. 29, 2016

"Valerie Fowler: Nature and Other Stories" at the Butridge Gallery

The art here tells local stories but is universal in ways that are loud, strange, and reverent for uncontrolled nature

Arts Review, Dec. 29, 2016

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