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2017 Texas Biennial: Putting It Together
When Leslie Moody Castro accepted the job of curating the 2017 Texas Biennial, she wasn't simply agreeing to select the art for another round of this statewide survey of contemporary art. She was also agreeing to help jump-start the Biennial after a four-year gap, to re-energize the show in the minds of artists all across Texas.

3:00PM Wed. Sep. 27, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Big Medium Announces Artists for East Austin Studio Tour 2017
Because the annual two-weekend, self-directed trek of artists’ studios and pop-up galleries all around the sunrise side of the city is one of the brightest cultural highlights of each year – and maybe you know some of the folks involved? – that’s why this information’s important.

11:35AM Fri. Sep. 1, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Not "Off-White" Enough?
This summer, Mexic-Arte Museum presented its 22nd annual Young Latino Artists exhibition, and it took its usual pride in showcasing work by important emerging artists. But it took an unusual step in declining to present a piece by one of this year's participants on the grounds that it could be construed as supporting white supremacy.

10:00AM Sat. Aug. 26, Victoria Mycue Read More | Comment »

Texas Biennial 2017: The When, the Who
The absence of the Texas Biennial in 2015 left a huge gaping hole in the Lone Star arts calendar that year, but the time off looks to have re-energized the statewide visual arts exhibition. Curator Leslie Moody Castro just made a massive road trip to studios across Texas, and the list of artists for the 2017 Biennial reveals a wealth of talent.

10:10AM Thu. Aug. 24, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Frida Kahlo Inspires Women of Color-Centered Marketplace
Frida Friday, a women of color-centered market, will celebrate Frida Kahlo’s birthday and female artisans this Friday (July 14) at Kebabalicious from 6-10pm.

4:50PM Wed. Jul. 12, Maria Mendez Read More | Comment »

The “Collectors Show” at grayDUCK Gallery
The “Collectors Show” at grayDUCK Gallery on East Cesar Chavez is, as you might guess, a show about collectors. Or, rather, about what you might infer about collectors (of visual art) from what they collect.

10:00AM Wed. May 24, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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West Austin Studio Tour Recommendations
Yes, just 10 here, OK? Just 10 recommendations of studios and/or galleries not to be missed this weekend or the next – out of all the hundreds of options available during this year’s iteration of the West Austin Studio Tour.

10:00AM Wed. May 10, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Earth Day: Parks Through Prints
Maybe you can't spend Earth Day jetting around the country and visiting our national parks (and what kinda respect for the environment would that show anyhow?), but you can drink in the grandeur and natural beauty of more than 20 parks this week without leaving Austin, thanks to a special showing of prints in the Fifty-Nine Parks Series.

1:50PM Wed. Apr. 19, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

MondoCon Heads Downtown
Everyone's been wondering what will happen to the Austin American-Statesman offices now that the riverfront property no longer houses its printworks. At least its fate is clear for one weekend in November: it will host MondoCon, the Drafthouse-affiliated celebration of movie prints, collectibles, soundtracks, and original art.

6:30PM Thu. Apr. 6, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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