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The Whole Universe Rocks
The Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "Make It New" explores how modernism changed everything.
"...spent every evening at symphonies and galleries. But before modernism, art never seemed downright hostile...."

Dec. 12, 2003 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

East Austin Studio Tour, First Weekend
"...GreyDUCK Gallery entrance at EAST..."

Nov. 17, 2014 Photo Gallery

"A Rock About the Size of a Small Avocado"
You can find connections to this city's art scene just about anywhere
" notice it. There are always a few bigger rocks, and many smaller ones, out there among the shallow..."

Jan. 10, 2020 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

"Unseen Hendrix"
Robert Hewgley's dramatic images of Jimi Hendrix at a 1969 concert capture a musician in the throes of creation
"..."Unseen Hendrix"Modern Rocks Gallery, Canopy, 916 Springdale, Bldg. 3 #103"

Dec. 5, 2014 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Snapshots of EAST ’17
Five East Austin Studio Tour stops where you can see photography in a new light
"...249. Modern Rocks Gallery 916 Springdale, Bldg. 3, #103 Rock &..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

All Over Creation: Wide Open Spaces
A new crop of arts venues is sprouting all over Austin
"...arts venues. ReNew EAST. ColdTowne Conservatory. First Street Studio. Gallery 702. ATM Gallery. Center for Creative Action. Permanent.Collection. Ground..."

Jan. 9, 2015 Arts Column by Robert Faires

East Austin Studio Tour 2017
" Stella Alesi is showing at stop 358, the Gallery at Lewis Carnegie/Agave Print, 1312 E. Cesar Chavez...."

Nov. 14, 2017 Photo Gallery

Austin Arts Happenings Online: A Chronicle Round-up for Your Quarantined Exploration
Live and creative diversions – from your talented friends & neighbors
"...techno-eerie data visualizations in "Point of Origin" at grayDUCK gallery; Ellen Heck’s Form and Function – a study of..."

March 23, 2020 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

East Austin Studio Tour 2018, First Weekend
"...Bent Figure by Magdalena Jarkowiec at Dimension Gallery (236), 979 Springdale #98..."

Nov. 14, 2018 Photo Gallery

Five Arts Events In Austin This Weekend
Comedy, classical music, visual arts, poetry, wine & cheese
"...night’s openings and events at Canopy and Saturday night’s multigallery celebration at Flatbed. Serigraphy, lithography, monotypes, intaglio, woodcuts, chine-collé..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

November Is Austin Art Month
With EAST, POP Austin, and the Creek Show, who's to argue?
"...Austin live music scene from photographer Scott Newton and Modern Rocks Gallery owner Steve Walker; the Book of the..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Gay Place
Roasting Ursula
"...Image Limited, Bono of U2. Show closes May 23. Modern Rocks Gallery, 916 Springdale, Bldg. 3, #103, 512/524-1488. Free...."

May 22, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

This Is Not a Gay Column
AIDS awareness, Liberace, Scruff, and crafty prep for Queerbomb make a week in gay
"...Davis, Prince, and more. Show runs through May 23. Modern Rocks Gallery, Bldg 3, #103, 512/524-1488. Free. HO-RIZON..."

May 15, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place: We Need Emma
Emma Goldman play opens just in time
"...and Bono of U2. Show runs through May 23. Modern Rocks Gallery, Bldg. 3, #103, 512/524-1488. Free."

May 8, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place: Drag Central
Dressed down or up, this weekend in Austin is a drag, drag, drag
"...Davis, and then some. Show runs through May 23. Modern Rocks Gallery, Bldg. 3 #103. Free."

May 1, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place: Cheeky
This is the week to dance cheek to cheek
"...Lydon, Bono, and more. Show runs through May 23. Modern Rocks Gallery, Bldg. #3-103. Free.,"

April 24, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place: Do You Feel So Used?
Well, OK, if it's aGLIFF, sure ...
"...Sat., April 18, 7-10pm; show runs through May 23. Modern Rocks Gallery, 916 Springdale, Bldg. 3 #103, 512/524-1488. Free...."

April 17, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Big Medium: East Austin Studio Tour
Our list of Due East's most intriguing artistic talent
"...proofs, failed artwork, working photographs, works that never sold, rocks, plus much more. Best of all items are priced..."

Nov. 4, 2015 Chron Events Post by Allen Martinez

Day Trips & Beyond: February Events Roundup
News from Hueco Tanks, Black's Barbecue, and lots more
"...the park looks like just another random pile of rocks. On the inside the rock preserve is a gallery..."

Feb. 5, 2021 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

East Austin Studio Tour Maximum Tourage Recommendations
These five places will help you get the most EAST
"...the midst of the area – halfway between grayDUCK Gallery and Atelier 1205, say – and do some healthy,..."

Nov. 22, 2019 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Five Arty Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 8-10
Not so’s to overload your entertainment schedule or anything, right?
"...cluster of exhibition openings – at Bale Creek Allen Gallery, at Modern Rocks, at Big Medium – on Saturday..."

Sept. 7, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

EAST 2018: Brenner’s Picks
Our savvy arts reprobate has a few suggestions for you, comma, citizen
" the middle of it all. And ICOSA. And Modern Rocks. And, nota bene, you should never leave that..."

Nov. 15, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Tesla Project: A Celebration of All Things Tesla
Sure to be the most current event this weekend
"...Note: The honchos at Art.Science.Gallery. joined with Tesla Project founders Cody Scrogrum and Cathy..."

July 4, 2014 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Playback: SXSW News and Sightings
Polaroids, print, and dance funk – can they survive SXSW?
"...and interviews with his family and confidants. Meanwhile, local gallery Modern Rocks (916 Springdale), owned by former Modern English..."

March 20, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Five Recommended Arts Events In Austin This Weekend
Weather’s lovely, isn’t it? Just right for going out into the city.
"...the multi-reception celebration on Friday night, with Big Medium, Modern Rocks, and Bale Creek Allen offering a vivid variety..."

April 26, 2018 Arts Post

Five Arty Things to Do: Dec. 1-3
Lot of notches in Father Time's varmint-poking stick by now, right?
"...… trading cards? Hell, yes! So we figure that Art.Science.Gallery’s fifth annual Trading Card Show in their snazzy venue..."

Nov. 30, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Sculpture: Bend Me, Shape Me
Austinites can learn how from masters of the craft at Atelier 3-D
"...what’s happening there, too – at Big Medium’s own gallery. Or Modern Rocks. Or Bone Black Studio. Or Co-Lab's..."

Oct. 14, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Critics Table Awards 2013
Arts writers raise their glasses to outstanding art in list of nominees
"...Exhibition 17: Grafficanos," James Huizar, curator; Mexic-Arte Museum Solo Gallery Exhibition..."

May 24, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Next Edition
For more than 13 years, Flatbed Press has been producing some of the most exquisite collectible prints made by contemporary Texas artists, but these days its owners are starting to plan for a new incarnation of Flatbed that may not include them.
" live longer than those on checks. Just as rocks and fossils contain much of the history of the..."

June 13, 2003 Arts Feature by Madeline Irvine

These New Crime Thrillers Make Killer Presents
Following the deadly stalkers through the stacks of Mulholland
"...characters, that is: The ones populating any number of modern crime thrillers and violence-riddled mysteries that feature detectives (private..."

Nov. 30, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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