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Canvas People Grow Up
Indie rockers face adulthood in new video
"...In the new video for “Four Children,” Austin quartet Canvas People enjoys some youthful kicks riding bikes, camping, and..."

June 8, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

'Canvas' Bags Are Plastic
"...story [“Point Austin: Bag It,” News, Aug. 5]: The "canvas" bags you report being sold at 99 cents are..."

Aug. 6, 2011 Postmarks

Miles and Miles of Canvas
For 2011, the Texas Biennial lives up to its name by spreading across the state
"...here.' It's not just about the artist confronting the canvas, working with the history of art. There's a lot..."

April 8, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

You are the Canvas
But you've probably never seen ink like this before

Jan. 13, 2012 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Big Bag, Big Canvas
Polish artist Leszek Zebrowski to hold a free poster workshop next week

March 13, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Body as Canvas, Readying for Life in a Kill Zone
AFS Documentary Tour presents Tattooed Under Fire

Jan. 15, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Crowded Canvas
Video artist Max Juren stakes his claim in the YouTube nation

April 10, 2009 Screens Feature by Ashley Moreno

It's a Car, It's a Canvas ... It's an Art Car!
Art cars roll through downtown

April 23, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

CBD Companies Find Practical Uses for Marijuana Compounds
Canvas 1839’s scientist and Willie’s Remedy explain cannabis molecules
"...spoke with two industry leaders with Austin roots – Canvas 1839 and Willie's Reserve/Remedy – to help us sift..."

June 7, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn
This year's weirdest, most delightful rom-com
"...flame, Hosking’s sophomore effort works on a slightly larger canvas, but his predilection for a specific aesthetic, one of..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Tulip Fever
Intrigue blossoms in 17th century Amsterdam
"...you’ll have to scan to the edge of the canvas – to Holliday Grainger and Jack O’Connell as a..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Kubo and the Two Strings
Sublime animated movie is disguised as kids' fare
"...these devices with an emotional grounding and a gorgeous canvas that overcome the tired formula at work here. Set..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Leviathan
This Oscar nominee for best Foreign Language film exudes existential Russian angst in cinematic form.
"...Director Zvyagintsev (2003’s The Return) paints with a mammoth canvas but chooses to focus on the travails of one..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Most Violent Year
Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain anchor this simmering drama set in the semi-lawless New York City of 1981.
"...and character-specific story into the thread-work of a massive canvas about the art of the sale, marital power struggles,..."

Jan. 23, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Lincoln
Despite a monumental performance by Daniel Day-Lewis, Spielberg's film has a fussed-over theatricality that's hard to escape.
"...the subject of the latter: Lincoln, for all its grand-canvas ambitions, is at its chewiest when dramatizing Lincoln’s relationship..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Treeless Mountain
So Yong Kim is an astute observer of young people as demonstrated with this film whose story is mostly told on the expressive faces of its two very young protagonists. Never overly sentimental or forcibly cute, Kim’s austere shooting style and scarcity of narrative accouterments provide a nice counterbalance to the sweetness of her young stars.
"...faces of these two, but it’s a very tiny canvas and bereft of understanding...."

June 12, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Australia
Baz Luhrmann teams with fellow Aussies Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman for this romantic action-adventure epic.
"...this, his long-awaited follow-up to 2001's Moulin Rouge, his canvas stretches as wide as the continent it chronicles. But..."

Nov. 28, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Kingdom of Heaven
Ridley Scott's Crusades epic is a historical spectacle on the order of Gladiator and a dissection of war, as gritty and illuminating as Black Hawk Down, that takes flight when it becomes a canvas for ideas and ideologies in action.
"...that Scott’s movie really takes flight: It becomes a canvas for ideas and ideologies in action. Balian goes with..."

May 6, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Sea Inside
Moving chronicle of the real-life 30-year battle waged by paraplegic Ramón Sampedro (played by Javier Bardem) to end his life.
"...an actor fully embody a role in which the canvas for conveying emotion is confined to the neck up...."

Feb. 25, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Girl Can't Help It
"...innate knowledge of the capacities offered by the CinemaScope canvas, no doubt the result of his earlier years as..."

May 28, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

O Brother, Where Art Thou?
In this Depression-era Coen brothers film, a trio of chain-gang escapees seek a (possibly mythical) treasure while on the lam from a diabolical sheriff.
"...stakes on Raising Arizona's low-brow shenanigans by expanding the canvas to include not just the dusty backwater burgs they..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Not One Less
"...One Less Zhang turns his attention to a broader canvas, to the masses of children growing up in the..."

March 31, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Grandfather
"...as if it's just been cribbed from a Boticelli canvas. Still, with The Grandfather's deadly pacing and over-earnest platitudes,..."

Dec. 3, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tarzan
"...animation feature in years. Its new and much-promoted “deep canvas” technique allows backgrounds to have a three-dimensional appearance, which..."

June 18, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

301/302
"...also visually arresting to look at, creating a hyper-real canvas of vivid images and fully exposed ciphers. Using crisp..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Close to Eden
"...of place and its moment in time. As its canvas sweeps past us, we become absorbed by its stunning..."

May 7, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Belle Noiseuse, La
"...we can hear it. The paint rasps on the canvas, the artist's breath comes shorter and is more labored...."

June 5, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Frida Kahlo: A Ribbon Around a Bomb
"...they play the woman on both sides of the canvas, but also Frida young and old, her interior self..."

Jan. 31, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

My Mother's Castle
"...Mother's Castle maintains an enchantment that paints across its canvas with lyrical watercolor swirls. You also get the feeling..."

Oct. 18, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Day Trips: The Cistern, Houston
Houston’s former underground reservoir perfect canvas for light artist
"...tall round columns. The inky dark environment is a canvas for the light and color artist. The giant room..."

May 25, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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