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Short Cuts
"...respectable museum calendar, and our Austin Museum of Art (AMOA) is no exception. Though I wasn't around for the..."

Nov. 8, 1996 Screens Column

'Constructed Landscapes'
Seher Shah's collection best if viewed through one's own eyes first
"...'Constructed Landscapes'AMOA-Arthouse at the Jones Center, 700 Congress, 512/453-5312 Through..."

June 21, 2013 Arts Review by Matthew Irwin

A Strange Object in the Fourth Dimension
Tesseract marries literature, film, music, and interactivity
"...Jason Stevens on the airy, modern rooftop of the AMOA-Arthouse at the Jones Center Downtown...."

June 14, 2013 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

Street Lighter
Andy Coolquitt gives urban waste a second life as art
"..."Andy Coolquitt: Attainable Excellence" at AMOA-Arthouse's Jones Center for Contemporary Art – the artist's first..."

Nov. 23, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Mona Remix
Leonardo's lady gets a modern makeover in Rino Pizzi's Mona Lisa Project
"...the room in the New Works exhibition space at AMOA, Jana Swec has left almost the exact same portion..."

July 1, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

22, Two
The Austin Museum of Art has lined up the next 22 local artists that we ought to keep our eyes on
" serious exposure in a major museum exhibition. Now, AMOA Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen, the mastermind behind the original..."

May 20, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

His Shadow in the Frame
The Austin Museum of Art exhibition "Robert Frank Photographs" provides an excellent introduction to Frank's career from his early social documentary work to his introspective images of later decades, and shows him always striving in his images to reflect his deeply personal response to the world around him.
"...The AMOA exhibition never really answers those questions directly, but it's..."

March 28, 2003 Arts Feature by Erina Duganne

Making a Front Porch for the City
As he was completing the final design for the Austin Museum of Art's long-awaited downtown facility, architect Richard Gluckman took time to discuss the project, his approach to architecture, and what it means to design buildings for a boomtown.
"...well-suited it was, presenting a final design to the AMOA Board of Trustees in which glass, light, limestone, water,..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

After a long wait -- some 17 years -- the Austin Museum of Art has a final design for its new downtown facility. And it's a good thing.
"...Austin Museum of Art's downtown facility. The folks at AMOA (and, before its name change, the Laguna Gloria Art..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Arts & Entertainment
"...weepy B-movie stars of the Fifties and Sixties. Meanwhile, AMOA's sister site Laguna Gloria offered the haunting, evocative work..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Watching Art Grow
"...profile perfectly. While assembling the Austin Museum of Art (AMOA) family exhibition "Patterns," Davidson had visited Yeager's studio and..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

I Shutter To Think
Six photographers offer a snapshot of the state of the art
"...thing. Now it all seems to be imploding again. AMOA is directorless and homeless, if you will. Arthouse has..."

May 20, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art Week Austin
"...a special arts summit co-sponsored by Art Alliance Austin, AMOA, Fusebox, and Texas Biennial on April 30. Here's a..."

April 22, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

New Art in Austin: 15 to Watch
See this survey of Austin's emerging savants, and you'll do yourself a big, big favor

March 11, 2011 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Press Forward
Two exhibitions capture printmaking's experimental drive
"...when carried over to the Flatbed Press retrospective at AMOA. Some 120 years after Degas' prosaic portrait, Bob Schneider..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'New Art in Austin' 2011
AMOA has announced the 15 artists chosen for its triennial show of local art
" watch next spring. Every three years since 2002, AMOA has assembled an exhibition showcasing work by some of..."

Oct. 15, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

James Housefield
An appreciation of AMOA's adjunct curator as he leaves Austin for California
" I've been serving a three-year term as an AMOA advisory board member, but many people have appreciation for..."

Sept. 5, 2008 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Austin Museum of Art: On the Count of Three, a New Home
For the third time, AMOA is moving forward with plans to build a permanent facility Downtown
"...just south of Republic Square Park. As announced by AMOA Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen, the new plan involves a..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

New Art in Austin 2008: The 20 to watch
AMOA names the 20 Austin artists for its next 'New Art in Austin' exhibition
"...edition of its triennial "New Art in Austin" exhibition. AMOA launched the series in 2002 to strengthen its ties..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

What Can a Century Tell Us?
Looking at two art exhibitions that both survey 100 years of imagery, the more things change ...
"...The curators for both exhibitions – Anne Tucker for AMOA and Cheryl Snay for the Blanton – forgo a..."

July 13, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Developing Stories: Where Are They Now?
The latest on this year's big digs
"...In August, AMOA had announced a front-runner partner for a new museum-cum-condos..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Culture Flash!
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society finds a new artistic director in an old friend, Robyn O'Neil is the People's Choice for the Arthouse Texas Prize, and Laguna Gloria is the spot to start that yuletide spending spree
"...including "At the Water's Edge," a new exhibition in AMOA-Laguna Gloria's Driscoll Villa. Proceeds support AMOA exhibitions and education..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

The Art of the Business of Art
Gallery owners David Berman, Wally Workman, and Steve Clark talk about their lives promoting artists and selling art
"...represents and whose work he showed concurrently with Letscher's AMOA exhibit "Books and Parts of Books."..."

July 30, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Austin @ Large: A Bad Precedent
The courthouse deal is another chapter in Austin's same old sad Downtown saga
"...realizes it already has a first-class art museum, the AMOA saga will take a very quick and dramatic turn..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Culture Cash
Austin's artists and arts groups are working hard to survive the economic downturn, and now more than ever it's essential for the city that they do.
" build a permanent Downtown facility, but in 2001, AMOA began to feel that raising $65 million for the..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Short Cuts
Local animator Lance Myers goes for the "Guts" and gets into S&M.
"...on dates and fees can be had by e-mailing or visiting"

Feb. 1, 2002 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Halfway Home
The Los Angeles County of Art's exhibition "The Road to Aztlan, Art From a Mythic Homeland" includes a wondrous survey of pre-conquest Mesoamerican art, but when it comes to contemporary Chicano works, the "road" doesn't take us all the way home.
"...jointly hosted here by the Austin Museum of Art (AMOA) and the Texas Fine Arts Association (TFAA). The exhibit..."

Nov. 23, 2001 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

Short Cuts
Landmark Theatres makes some changes, Laura Dunn wins gold (or silver, or bronze), Alison Macor teaches film theory, and the Cinemaker Co-op visits otherwordly places.
"...6-8:30pm for $85. All classes are held at the AMoA downtown campus (823 Congress Ave.) and discounts are available..."

June 1, 2001 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

More cultural philanthropy and a disturbing Statesman report on same.
"...announced major gifts of seven figures: $2.5 million for AMOA, $1.5 mil for the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano..."

June 16, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Art Openings
" Cindy Sherman, Tina Modotti, and Edward Weston, the AMOA continues its push to become Austin's central station for..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature

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