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Blanton Museum of Art
The UT museum acquires 12 works by Texas artists through an art lottery
"...Everybody loves winning the lottery, even museums. And while the Blanton Museum of Art's recent score..."

Aug. 12, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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
"...was no exception, brilliantly pinning down nature's ephemeral moments of beauty and offering them up for generous display...."

Dec. 28, 2018 Arts Feature by Melany Jean

The Fine Art of Dining
The work of local artisans enhances restaurant decor.
"...some distinctive new twist that will set their eatery apart in the minds of the public. Lately, we've observed..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Food Feature

Blanton Museum of Art: Ann Wilson takes the reins
Ann Wilson has been named interim director of the Blanton Museum of Art
"...Otto Hite made the decision to retire as director of the Blanton Museum of Art, drawing a close to..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Arthouse/Austin Museum of Art
The boards of the two museums have voted to merge, but what does that mean?
"...They sealed the deal – "they" being the boards of Arthouse and the Austin Museum of Art, who, after..."

Nov. 11, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Changes at UT’s Fine Arts Library Cause a Rift in the College of Fine Arts
Showdown on the fifth floor
"...A tale of two floors: On one, rows and rows of books..."

March 30, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Blanton Museum of Art
Ned Rifkin, former Smithsonian undersecretary of art, is the new director of the Blanton
"..."No one who loves art wants to be an administrator. I am at the..."

May 22, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Earthen Works at the Austin Museum of Art Revolution in Clay
"...hooked. Revolution in Clay, selections from the Marer Collection of contemporary ceramics, called out like an old friend I..."

Nov. 24, 1995 Arts Feature

UT College of Fine Arts: Dempster named dean
After running UT's College of Fine Arts for a year, interim Dean Doug Dempster has gotten the job for keeps
"...last, Doug Dempster can take that pesky "interim" out of his job title. The University of Texas professor has..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Talking Art at the Top
The executive directors of the city's museums shed light on the local visual arts scene
"...If you didn't know, the Austin Museum of Art is not going to build its new..."

July 2, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Art
Art Openings
"...ALTERNATE CURRENT ART SPACE, 2209 S. First, 443-9674. "The Sacred and Profane,"..."

March 14, 1997 News Feature

Art
Art Openings
"...4); "N-O-N," Terra Children's Gallery (Mar 5); "Texas Film Art," Pro-Jex (Mar 5); "C-21 Expo -- Metamorfosis," Austin Visual..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature

Art of the State '98
Art & Theatre to See Around Texas This Summer
"...Windows of Remembrance at Josef and Edith Mincberg Gallery, Houston That..."

May 29, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Texas, Art Texas
When it comes to Lone Star art, Rebecca Cohen wrote the book (finally!)
"...the gutters, write a comprehensive guide to all the art museums and galleries in Texas. Now, that last need..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

10 Can’t-Miss Art Museums and Galleries
Old Masters and new whiz kids all have a home here
"...A city of murals and outdoor sculptures and inspired graffiti, art is..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

Symposium on Early Texas Art
Texas art isn't an oxymoron, and the members of CASETA will gladly tell you why
"...his due. With his groundbreaking modernist combines, the Port Arthur native got a lot of people to stop thinking..."

May 1, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Rape of Europa
During WWII, works of art were moved, hidden, and plundered on a vast and often institutional scale, and this film documents the shaky process of reclamation.
"...by: Richard Berge, Bonni Cohen and Nicole Newnham. “All of this accumulated beauty had been stolen by the most..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

The Art Is Formally Known as Prints
A somewhat kaleidoscopic glimpse of Austin's screen-printing scene
"...Take another look at the cover of this week's Chronicle. There's a giant crab attacking some..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Art for Healing
The stunning art collection of the Dell Children's Medical Center
"...families, and, as I understand it, many people find art museums almost as intimidating. But fear gives way to..."

Jan. 18, 2008 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Art of the State
Art:
"...ART MUSEUM OF SOUTH TEXAS offers "A Painter's Path," featuring..."

Nov. 22, 1996 Arts Feature

12 Days of Christmas Bazaars
A merry miscellany of local art markets and fairs to visit over a dozen days
"...Dec. 7: Joy to the ARC! Work by artists in the art studio at the Arc of the..."

Dec. 8, 2017 Arts Feature

'Books and Parts of Books: 1996-2004'
Lance Letscher's current retrospective at the Austin Museum of Art is exciting in its breadth and diversity and the sense of possibility those qualities create
"...Since its inception, collage has thrived in the corners of the art world. From scrapbook pages to fine artworks,..."

June 25, 2004 Arts Feature by Molly Beth Brenner

Sloke One and Billie Buck Discuss Their Art This Week on The Austin Chronicle Show
Graffiti and gig poster art take the stage in new exhibits
"...You'll find fine art hanging on plenty of walls around Austin, but..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Chron Events Post by Kimberley Jones

Anatomy of a Print
Artist Lance Letscher and Slugfest print studio team up to produce a labor of something like love.
"...Lance Letscher runs his X-Acto blade along the outlines of a lithograph. He slices deeply into the paper, excising..."

April 5, 2002 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Best of the Fest
"...NARRATIVE FEATURE: Shooting Lily (Director: Arthur Borman) HONORABLE MENTIONS: Purgatory County (Director: George Ratliff), Chocolate..."

March 14, 1997 Screens Feature

Things Are What You Make of Them
The deliciously cracked comedies of Bob Byington
"..."Hello, baby, hello/Open up your heart and let your feelings flow" – Elton John's "Harmony"..."

Oct. 23, 2009 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Downtown Austin Is Getting a Fresh Coat of Museums
"...illustration by Robert Faries..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Vision of a New Republic
Plans for the Revitalization of Republic Square
"...When Bobbie Barker, regional vice-president of Southern Union Gas, was chair of the Downtown Austin..."

July 13, 2001 News Feature by Chale Nafus

Art Top Ten
Hanging the Best of 1995
"...1. Artwork/Installation: Regina Vater's installation "Ita./Ota" (The Austin Museum of Art..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Arts Feature

Art:
"...ARLINGTON MUSEUM OF ART features TEXAS REALism... with a twist, a..."

Dec. 22, 1995 Arts Feature

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