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Wayne Alan Brenner

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Wayne Alan Brenner has been covering arts and culture for The Austin Chronicle for 20 years, bringing you the brilliant, the odd, and the underexposed.

81 articles in 2010   •   page 1 of 3

The Ups and Downs of Comedy

Hanging with the stand-ups for a look into the life

Arts Feature, Dec. 31, 2010

Austin Poetry Slam

Mike Henry bid adieu to the slam he hosted for 15 years

Arts Feature, Dec. 31, 2010

'Devon Dikeou: You Can Observe a Lot By Watching'

This show of zingmagazine back issues and artifacts: 100% fascinating

Arts Review, Dec. 31, 2010

'Ewan Gibbs: Here and There'

Local landmarks rendered in meticulous, miniature, gray bursts of information

Arts Review, Dec. 24, 2010

Moving Real Strange for Free

Butoh performances by Spank Dance Company

Arts Feature, Dec. 10, 2010

'Library Foliage'

Artists butcher books, transmogrifying them into sculptures lovely and deep

Arts Review, Dec. 10, 2010

Ax-Wielding 101

Manga Beyond the Norm, in Excellent Paperback Form

Books Daily, Dec. 8, 2010 1:06 PM

'New Work by David Everett, David Hefner, Caprice Pierucci'

Three artists show what small miracles of creation can be worked with wood

Arts Review, Dec. 3, 2010

Setting the Table

Oversized books

Books Feature, Dec. 3, 2010

Weaves of Glass

The art of Markow & Norris

Arts Feature, Nov. 26, 2010


The look and sense of the raw materials creates compelling harmony here

Arts Review, Nov. 26, 2010

'Deep End: New Works by Sonya Berg'

Large graphite waterfalls and little empty swimming pools compel the eyes here

Arts Review, Nov. 19, 2010

East Austin Studio Tour

The city's autumn marathon of art covers work by some 300 artists in 175 venues

Arts Feature, Nov. 12, 2010

'Malcolm Bucknall: New Works'

The artist's fine technique and odd juxtapositions are enchanted and enchanting

Arts Review, Nov. 12, 2010

Hey, It's Art Night Austin!

Hot-pimping the righteous qualia

Arts Daily, Nov. 10, 2010 10:42 AM

Hunter Gatherers

Modern couples revert to savagery in a savagely funny diorama come to life

Arts Review, Nov. 5, 2010

The Other Side of Sleep

Owen Egerton brings several of his characters from page to stage in hilarious style

Arts Review, Oct. 29, 2010

'Conrad Bakker: Relax and Take Your Fucking Time'

Delightfully deceptive versions of common objects carved from wood and painted

Arts Review, Oct. 22, 2010

'Monolith Pass: An Installation of Drawings by Anthony W. Garza'

Garza's hyperrealistic, high-contrast drawings are monochrome magnificence

Arts Review, Oct. 15, 2010

Bedside Manner: The Tao of Riddley

What's on Brenner's bedside table right now? This:

Books Daily, Oct. 12, 2010 10:07 AM

'Honora Jacob: New Paintings'

The shifting history of women explored in colorful, sartorially elegant images

Arts Review, Oct. 8, 2010

Let Them Meatcake!

Here's the best from 17 years of Dame Darcy's comic-book Meatcake

Books Daily, Oct. 5, 2010 1:45 PM


A puppet-driven hodgepodge romp through Mary Shelley's most famous work

Arts Review, Oct. 1, 2010

'Paper 2'

A thoughtfully hung show that draws one deep down a river of paper-based beauty

Arts Review, Sep. 24, 2010

Games People: Play

Twenty Four Game Poems explores an engaging form of expression

Books Daily, Sep. 22, 2010 4:16 PM

Victore, Victorious!

James Victore reveals his hot-as-shit graphics at the HRC tonight

Books Daily, Sep. 21, 2010 12:29 PM

Fantods Gonna Howl: Consider the Archive!

Harry Ransom Center previews its David Foster Wallace collection

Books Daily, Sep. 14, 2010 2:19 PM

'Joseph Phillips & Shawn Smith'

Two artists make dazzling use of artifice to explore and explode the artificial

Arts Review, Sep. 10, 2010

'Fired Up!'

This ceramic, glass, and steel art's beauty and wit will knock you on your ass

Arts Review, Sep. 3, 2010


Exploring of what goes on beneath the surface – of our bodies, of society, of the cities in which we live, of the very planet itself

Arts Review, Aug. 27, 2010

'Spaghetti Modern'

In this group show riffing on Austin culture, the secret is in the source

Arts Review, Aug. 20, 2010

'The Family of Man in Watercolor'

Natalya Kochak's diaphanous figures traverse the walls in a ghostly promenade

Arts Review, Aug. 13, 2010

The Dionysium

A metaphysical grudge match to settle the question: Do ideas exist independently?

Arts Feature, Jul. 30, 2010

Everybody's Talking at You

Austin's reading series scene is booking good

Books Feature, Jul. 30, 2010

Covert Stories

Wally Workman Gallery presents the transgressive art of Ian Shults

Arts Feature, Jul. 23, 2010

'The Cartoon Utopia'

Regé's drawings vibrate with a vision of life seen through a scanner brightly

Arts Review, Jul. 16, 2010

'Work by Robert Levers'

Surreal scenes of security resist inattention in these images by the late artist

Arts Review, Jul. 9, 2010

Getting Bitter All The Time

Daniel Clowes' new book presents a cretin with a heart of, well, flesh.

Books Daily, Jul. 2, 2010 3:26 PM

Increments of Destruction

Chris Jordan's 'Running the Numbers' at Austin Museum of Art

Arts Feature, Jul. 2, 2010

'That Summer Feeling'

Davis Gallery artists offer vistas of Texas and beyond into which you can escape

Arts Review, Jul. 2, 2010

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