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Renaissance (and Baroque) Man
As a curator for UT's Blanton Museum of Art, Jonathan Bober played a pivotal role in securing the Suida-Manning and Steinberg art collections, thereby giving some of the world's great art a home in Austin.
"...tall, slender man in the upstairs gallery of the Art Building on the UT-Austin campus. The remark sounds a..."

April 4, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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

The Art of Dying
"...Peris-Mencheta, Lucía Jiménez, María Esteve, Gustavo Salmerón and Fele Martínez. Slick and intermittently creepy, The Art of Dying is..."

May 24, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

10 Can’t-Miss Art Museums and Galleries
Old Masters and new whiz kids all have a home here
" of murals and outdoor sculptures and inspired graffiti, art is all around you in Austin – including, more..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

November Is Austin Art Month
With EAST, POP Austin, and the Creek Show, who's to argue?
"...but there's something else you should feast on first: art. While we have no shortage of the stuff to..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Obama to Art Historian: My Bad
President apologizes to UT prof for "glib remark" in speech
"...Art historians of the nation, you can hold your heads..."

Feb. 20, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Art of the State
"...KIMBELL ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH presents "Michelangelo and His Influence:..."

Jan. 31, 1997 Arts Feature

Bringing the Art of Bread to Austin
Easy Tiger helps launch new cookbook
"...The culinary renaissance in Brooklyn has been fueled in large part by..."

Nov. 17, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Art To Enchant
The winners of the 2010-11 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...its annual awards for outstanding achievements in the Austin arts in a ceremony at Cap City Comedy Club. This..."

June 10, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Renaissance & Response: Polyphony Then and Now'
The Austin chorus sings the praises of four classical composers – with new music
" of the 15th through 18th centuries with a quartet of contemporary world premieres written in response to those..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 4 Classical Music Forces (and Visual-Art Event) of 2004
"...– theatre, classical music, and even the occasional visual art exhibit – the excellence of the local classical music..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Renaissance Man
Downtown shooter left signs of a troubled mind
"...also attempted to set afire), then the Austin Police Department headquarters, where he was shot and killed, either by..."

Nov. 29, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Art Fun in the Summertime
"...Alan Roth: Robotics..."

May 21, 1999 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art + Commerce
Marc English Design's DIY Criteria
"...single identity, a brand that not only defines the artist and his art but leaves a lasting, lovely scar..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Austin Art All Over
Local Artists' Solo Exhibitions Cover Texas -- and Beyond
"...pedestrian gridlock. Couples dressed up for the Christmas office party (yes, Virginia, you can still wear your mink in..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Austintatious Art
"...Kerry Awn is elated. The noted artist-comedian got the word from the University Co-op that the..."

Nov. 22, 2002 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Qmmunity: The Art of Advocacy
Find a way to give your say at the Lege, plus a new drag queen portrait series
"...Transgender Advocacy Day on March 8 at the Capitol, starting at 9am and running until 3:30pm. Attendees will be..."

March 3, 2023 Column by James Scott

"Evolution" at Art.Science.Gallery.
In this group show, each piece leads two lives: one as an artwork, one as a device for sharing information
"...plate notes that the illustration depicts the "mesenteries, epigastric arteries, and urachus," among other things. The plate does little..."

July 1, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Leaving Vapid Austin Art Scene; Back to NYC
"...testosterone 'collective,'” bragging about their “amazing firsts” [“Collective Burgeoning,” Arts. Sept. 17]. (Hear gorilla banging on chest.) Scanning through..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Postmarks

Beyond the Blockbuster
With "Luca Cambiaso, 1527-1585," the Blanton bucks the trend toward superstar exhibitions and spotlights a lost Renaissance master
"...its Madonnas – names everybody knows. But just because artists like Van Gogh and Renoir don't often get their..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Arts Feature by Nikki Moore

The Intellectual Life of the Early Renaissance Artist
"...The Intellectual Life of the Early Renaissance Artistby Francis Ames-Lewis..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Books Review by Tim Walker

UT-Austin's Blanton Museum of Art acquires one of the most comprehensive collections of prints ever assembled by a private individual: the Leo Steinberg Collection of 3,200 prints from the 15th through the 20th centuries.
"...Once you've acquired a treasury of art as significant as the Suida-Manning Collection -- 650 exquisite..."

July 26, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

The Suida Manning Collection: the Renaissance Is Here
"...was the Golden Age of Athens or the Italian Renaissance rather than the dawn of the 21st century. Why,..."

March 12, 1999 Arts Review

Prince of Prints
"...out to amass a world-renowned collection of prints. He started buying them for himself because they were important to..."

April 4, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings, 1475-1540'
A traveling exhibition of prints places Augsburg at the center of artistic innovation
"...Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr., 512/471-7324 Through..."

Nov. 15, 2013 Arts Review by Andy Campbell

Day Trips & Beyond: January Events Roundup
Nature, history, and more to explore in 2023
"...Start the new year with a new list of places..."

Jan. 4, 2023 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Setting the Table
New director Ned Rifkin wants to bring more people to the feast that is the Blanton
"...What's a former undersecretary of art for the Smithsonian Institution doing running the Blanton Museum..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Spring has sprung, and here's 100 ways to celebrate
" with warmer temperatures and lots of music festivals, Renaissance festivals, and reasons to go day trippin’...."

April 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll
A doc not just for music aficionados, but a transcendent reminder that art matters
" of the day. Soon, Afro-Cuban and American doo-wop start to influence the sound, and all of a sudden..."

June 19, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Ocean's Thirteen
This heist franchise has settled into a kind of hipster equanimity.
"...happy to live in that loosely defined territory where art meets commerce and story blends seamlessly with cool. 2001’s..."

June 15, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

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