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"Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance" at the Ransom Center
This evocative excavation into the artist's process of creating art and making books reveals the work of art is the completed book itself
"...publication of the groundbreaking art book Twentysix Gasoline Stations, Ed Ruscha chose the Harry Ransom Center as the home..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

Ransom Acquires Ruscha
Influential artist who made art of words sends archives to UT
"...of Mad Men, as graphics and language were being manipulated in new ways for the purposes of commerce, Ed..."

Nov. 14, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Elementary, My Dear Hickey
Art critic Dave Hickey on being Watson to Ed Ruscha's Holmes
"...Wednesday night, the Harry Ransom Center and the Blanton Museum..."

Jan. 19, 2016 Arts Post by Rod Machen

Who Says There’s No Art Openings This Weekend?
Are you kidding, citizen? Are you, what, pulling our cultural leg?
"...track of them – here, for instance, and constantly updated for your local savvy – and we’re telling you..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Melany Jean’s Top 10 Fine Art Moments of 2018
Unforgettably textured sculptures, unsettling exhibitions, and unusual spaces made for a memorable year in art
"...Goolsby's textures are unforgettable. The surfaces of her sculptures lured you in with the promise of a rainbow and..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Arts Feature by Melany Jean

Suspended Narratives
Lora Reynolds Gallery's first group show, 'Suspended Narratives,' is a cleverly developed grouping of artworks that have obscure or hard-to-find meanings
"...Suspended Narratives..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Arts Review by Rachel Koper

The Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2018
Actor/director Norman Blumensaadt, dance artists Kathy Dunn Hamrick and Anuradha Naimpally, and philanthropists Jeanne and Michael Klein join the ranks of cultural heroes
"...crop of creators who are responsible. It's the artists, educators, patrons, and arts advocates who have devoted their time..."

May 25, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Might Be More Art Than You Can Handle, Baby
Esopus. Rubber Repertory. So many links.
"...most recent issue of the twice-yearly Esopus magazine, a printed wunderkammer you should totally know about, is strongly reminiscent..."

Sept. 4, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Harry Ransom Center to Showcase Mamet
Winter lecture series includes David Mamet and Azar Nafisi
"...The invaluable Harry Ransom Center just released its slate of winter guest lecturers, which kicks off..."

Jan. 12, 2009 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

After a Fashion
Stephen is just dripping in the finery of spring, y'all. The benefit season is afoot, and your Style Avatar has more than his big toe in it.
"...members Forrest Preece and Suzanne Lewellyn-Moore; Marcia Purvis (she accepted the civic service award for her deceased aunt, the..."

April 22, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Where Cement Is Beautiful and Cranes Are Elegant
The Texas realism and pop-art imagery shared by Sodalitas and Brian Bowers make their pairing at Davis Gallery good sense.
"...people living in a country whose natural resources are blighted by the effects of industry. Brian Bowers' recent Texas..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Arts & Entertainment
"...of movement, the effortlessness of her syncopation, and the unbridled joy she expresses in both feet and face. This..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

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