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Day Trips: Sculpture Gardens
Four sculpture gardens inspire the mind and exercise the body
"...Four sculpture gardens outside of Austin inspire the mind and exercise..."

June 12, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Tree Sculpture Tour, Galveston
Galveston Tree Sculpture Tour turns lemons into lemonade
"...The Tree Sculpture Tour in Galveston is the lemonade from the lemons..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Landmarks Debuts Michael Ray Charles Sculpture at UT
For his Landmarks art commission, Michael Ray Charles transforms crutches into stars
"'s the material itself that makes up this site-specific sculpture, which will be dedicated in a ceremony and reception..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Umlauf Sculpture Garden Reopening
Especially when it's rich with art, the outside is in again
"...its "If These Walls Could Talk" exhibition of contemporary sculpture inside the newly reopened historic rooms (Wed.-Sun., 11am-4pm). Thus..."

June 5, 2020 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Dimension Sculpture Park
Springdale Road is increasingly strung with gems, and this is the newest one
" longer just a garden. The incredible array of sculpture – and several new works, no less impressive than..."

May 3, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Blanton Museum and the Umlauf Sculpture Garden Are Open Again
Two beloved bastions of visual art re-open for public view
"...Umlauf Sculpture Garden, 605 Azie Morton, 512/445-5582...."

Aug. 21, 2020 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

"Disparate Mythos: Women of Sculpture" at Dimension Gallery
In this varied group exhibition, Magdalena Jarkowiec's two-ness shows the richness of sameness and difference in duos
"...only obviously shared language in "Disparate Mythos: Women of Sculpture" is that of the object. Aside from this, the..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Sculpture By Elisabet Ney:intimacy and Vitality
"...The collection of sculpture revolves around, of course, Ney's Texas years, a time..."

April 24, 1998 Arts Review

Sculpture: Bend Me, Shape Me
Austinites can learn how from masters of the craft at Atelier 3-D

Oct. 14, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

"Erin Shirreff" at Lora Reynolds Gallery
The artist blurs the line between photography and sculpture, creating a stunning result
"...The exhibition, a combination of sculpture and photography, blurs the line between these two art..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Arts Review by Marisa Charpentier

“The Geometry of Space and Time” at Mexic-Arte Museum
Sebastián’s sculpture evokes string theory via concrete forms
"...In 2002 a public sculpture was raised near San Antonio's city center, not far..."

May 19, 2017 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

More Art for Laguna Gloria
The Contemporary Austin gets $9 million for sculpture park
"...grounds of Laguna Gloria into a garden for site-specific sculpture by prominent artists from around the world...."

Sept. 12, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Snapshot: Umlauf Unveiled
Sculpture garden exhibit shows off Charles Umlauf’s range, from his cubism period to a bronze bust of his former student Farrah Fawcett
"...Even if you're familiar with the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum (605 Azie Morton), how much do..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

Day Trips: Ice Land, Moody Gardens, Galveston
Ice sculpture is the coolest show on the island
"...Inspired by the giant ice sculpture festival in Harbin, China, Moody Gardens brings an award-winning..."

Nov. 23, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

All I See Is You
A blind woman who regains her sight starts to see things differently
"...naked body in red paint while staring at a sculpture of a bull?). It’s as though someone came along..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Movie Review by Danielle White

Magdalena Jarkowiec's Us Kids Are Alone in the House
The Austin-based choreographer is home alone with her soft-sculpture mutants
"...Another in-progress sculpture in the barn, "Cody Standing on One Leg," isn't..."

March 4, 2016 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Qui and Saukam Cook Up a Garden Party
Culinary couple host annual Umlauf fundraiser
"...The annual Garden Party at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum is always one of the loveliest..."

April 21, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Over Her Dead Body
In this DOA romantic comedy, Eva Longoria Parker plays a ghost who haunts her former fiancé-to-be when it's time for him to move on.
"...a bride-to-be who gets her comeuppance when an ice sculpture falls on her head on her wedding day. But..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

This Austin-made companion piece to the event blends truth and fiction in a quasi-documentary that purports to explain how SPAMARAMA all began.
"...all First World cities in per-capita incidence of lawn sculpture, garage bands, and desktop-published newsletters about orgone accumulators. So..."

April 4, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Wild Wheels, Over the Hedge
"...the American suburban landscape in the form of shrubbery sculpture -- from sombrero hats to pom-poms á la Edward..."

Feb. 19, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Blanton and Umlauf Museums Are Open Again
Two iconic visual art hubs welcome the public again
"...the iconic Blanton Museum of Art and the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum. The Blanton reopened to the public..."

Aug. 17, 2020 Arts Post by Clara Ence Morse

French Picnic Fare at Épicerie at the Contemporary
The menu at Laguna Gloria pairs delightfully with a stroll through the sculpture gardens
"...enjoying 14 acres of uninterrupted lakefront around Laguna Gloria's sculpture gardens on a sweltering afternoon, I wandered to the..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Devenyns

Fusebox Festival Review: Magdalena Jarkowiec’s In Here
Are we all just doing a dance in a box?
"...already a fan of several things: the choreographic and soft-sculpture work of Magdalena Jarkowiec, the typically nuanced and droll..."

April 19, 2018 Arts Post by Jonelle Seitz

Unveiling Umlauf's Process
Exhibit designers discuss re-creating the sculptor's studio
"...When planning its 25th anniversary this year, the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum decided to look inward. Rather than..."

July 27, 2016 Arts Post by Mary Cantrell

Art in Public Places' TEMPO Program
The city of Austin gets into temporary sculpture in a big way, debuting 10 new works around town this fall
"...Chavez George Sabra has turned his knack for epic sculpture toward 20 reclaimed 55-gallon oil drum barrels, compressing and..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Umlauf Garden Party Turns 15
Sip and stroll through sculpture garden raises funds for facility
" home to the rest of the museum and sculpture garden property willed to the city by the artist..."

April 28, 2013 Food Post by Rachel Feit

Got to Get Ourselves Back to the Garden
The exhibition "Charles Umlauf: A Retrospective, 1933-1992" at the gallery Spazio by Lytle Pressley, is a fresh reminder that Umlauf was an artistic virtuoso in many ways and not simply an artist who lived in Austin, but an artist who was Austin, who embodied something of the character of the city and revealed it in his artwork.
"...The small bronze sculpture offers a modest depiction of a Scriptural scene: Jesus..."

June 1, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Weaves of Glass
The art of Markow & Norris
"...balls, for manipulating into leaded frames or arranging intricately sculpturewise. Still: Glass is either in its solid state or..."

Nov. 26, 2010 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Day Trips
"...looks toward the east in the Liberty Hill International Sculpture Garden. Artist Mel Fowler had a studio in the..."

July 31, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Art Openings
" features works by local artists and musicians, including sculpture, painting, jewelry, furniture, collectibles, and more. Acrylic paintings by..."

March 14, 1997 News Feature

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