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The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
by Dominic Smith
"...There is a great vulnerability in an oil painting. There is the tenderness of the crafting. What of..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Painting With Sound
"...leads Joshua Taylor and Jason Phelps in a "sound painting."..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Arts Feature by J. C. Shakespeare

Painting Race
Getting Inside Michael Ray Charles' Provocative Images
"...Charles on his Liberty Bros. Permanent Daily Circus poster-style painting. What could happen? HANDINI'S GREAT ESCAPE WILL DUMBFOUND U...."

Oct. 24, 1997 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

"Painters Painting Painters" at Davis Gallery
With 10 artists making portraits of themselves and one another, it’s the variety of styles that provides the show’s strength
"..."Painters Painting Painters" highlights portraits by 10 artists, each of whom..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Painting Ron Jeremy Again & Again & Again
Three of the same portraits. On commission. Thanks to marijuana.
"...x 20" each, acrylics on canvas.For about $500 per painting...."

July 31, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Fidencio Durán: Painting the Known World
This fall, Fidencio Durán's 20 years of painting have earned him a midcareer retrospective at Mexic-Arte Museum
" Mexic-Arte Museum. "Painted Memory" consists of 30 prismatic paintings spanning more than two decades in the artist's life...."

Oct. 21, 2005 Arts Feature by Patti Hadad

Why Is This Woman Painting Betrayal Cakes?
And why directly on the wall of Salvage Vanguard?
"...Kaci Beeler, culinary artist, is painting four desserts by Foreign & Domestic's Jodi Elliott...."

April 27, 2012 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Qmmunity: Painting the Town Rainbow
Celebrate Austin's historic LGBTQIA+ Quality of Life Study with a Pride photoshoot and more queer events

Oct. 15, 2021 Column by Beth Sullivan

The Good Eye: Painting With Clothes
Take a trip back in time: Just make sure you're properly outfitted for it

Aug. 1, 2014 Column by Amy Gentry

Painting by Numbers
Wherein we recall how we got here ... and contemplate the baleful map-drawing future

Jan. 28, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Austin @ Large: Painting by Numbers
Design standards turn out to be (maybe) more than just skin-deep

Dec. 10, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Woman in Gold
Helen Mirren plays an aging Jew who wants to win back a painting looted from her family by the Nazis
"...Gustav Klimt’s spectacular painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I far outshines this pedestrian..."

April 10, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Girl With a Pearl Earring
Bona fide "art" movie starring this season's It Girl, Scarlett Johansson, is as flat and enigmatic as the titular portrait by Vermeer.
"...finest of pedigrees, being inspired by the famous Vermeer painting of the same title, which in turn inspired Tracy..."

Jan. 30, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Belle Noiseuse, La
"...the older painter's abandoned masterpiece, “La Belle Noiseuse,” a painting begun originally with Birkin as the model. Exactly what..."

June 5, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

24 Frames
Iranian master filmmaker plays with the almost-moving image.
"...on 23 photographs taken by Kiarostami and one famous painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. (Although he is best..."

Feb. 23, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Studio Visits: Emma Hadzi Antich
Painting by day, sketching by night, in a small bedroom studio
"...Hadzi Antich, thoughtfully pointing to a small luminous study painting as an example. In it, an oddly proportioned young..."

March 22, 2013 Arts Column by Andy Campbell

This "reality thriller" is a sour cautionary tale about social media.
"...mid-20s, is contacted through Facebook and thereafter receives a painting based on one of his published dance photographs. The..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt's metaphorical novel gets an award-season adaptation
" Amsterdam parking garages. The title refers to a painting by 17th century Dutch artist Carel Fabritius, one that..."

Sept. 20, 2019 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Review: "Young Latinx Artists 23"
This year's group show at Mexic-Arte shows the border as scar
"...Abel Saucedo’s painting Tunnel Runner shows a man bisected. His lower half..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Arts Post by Melany Jean

2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Program B
Be the most knowledgeable voter at your Oscar party
", and eventually finds a school that accepts him. Painting with his mouth, he eventually secures a gig with..."

Feb. 5, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Programs A & B
"...due to the effects of Agent Orange – who, painting with his mouth, dreams of becoming a professional artist...."

Feb. 5, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

A Place of Calm and Light
The Blanton to build a structure designed by Ellsworth Kelly
"...Imagine being able to walk into an Ellsworth Kelly painting – to be surrounded by his exquisitely simple, playful..."

Feb. 12, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Johnny Depp fails to unleash his inner Peter Sellers in this globetrotting spy comedy.
"...Los Angeles on the trail of a missing Goya painting, and there’s enough potential there to imagine a more..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Third Person
Globe-trotting multistory meditation on love, betrayal, and lost/found children from the director of Crash.
"...(Franco), a world-famous artist who deals in abstract expressionist finger-painting. Connecting these threads will cost you two hours of..."

July 4, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Inspired by a 1779 painting of two real-life cousins – one black, one white – Belle gives a fictionalized account of their lives.
"...Inspired by a 1779 painting of two real-life cousins – one black, one white..."

May 23, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

After Tiller
After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller, what's life like for the 4 remaining doctors who perform late-term abortions in this country?
"...After Tiller isn’t about making a case; it’s about painting a picture of the day-to-day work done by these..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Danny Boyle's film swerves unevenly between moods and motivations, from heist film to psychosexual thriller, and dreamy logic to amped-up action.
"...walks the audience through the heist of a Goya painting that ended, for him, with a blow to the..."

April 12, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
There's little about this return trip to Middle-earth that feels "unexpected" or fresh.
"...adventure and fantasy revelations, that hasn’t prevented Jackson from painting Middle-earth with abundant visual detail and technical bravura. Bilbo..."

Dec. 14, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bill W.
Bill Wilson, the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, is the subject of this admiring yet enlightening documentary.
"...still dabbles in hagiography, valorizing the man while also painting him as a reluctant hero...."

July 27, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A technically exemplary but otherwise unremarkable piece of fisticuffs filmmaking.
"...planning on quitting the movies to focus on his painting? If so, this may be your last chance to..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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