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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..."

July 27, 2016 Arts Post by Mary Cantrell

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..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

“Shanie Tommasini: Slippery Clump” at the Umlauf
The Umlauf Prize-winning artist uses big, playful shapes and environmental manipulation to look at art, nature, and conservation
" the new-natural would be toxic. With her 2018 Umlauf Prize-winning show, "Slippery Clump," Shanie Tomassini offers a small-scale..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

Umlauf Garden Party Turns 15
Sip and stroll through sculpture garden raises funds for facility
"...The fifteenth annual Garden Party had a special purpose – to raise funds..."

April 28, 2013 Food Post by Rachel Feit

Charles Umlauf: One last sale for the city's sculptor
More than 100 works from the estate of an artist who embodied Austin are being offered for sale by his family
"...Charles Umlauf wasn't just an artist who lived in Austin; he..."

April 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Bullock in the Museum Shop
Supporters say the Bullock History Museum has acted as a catalyst for smaller local museums.
"...The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum isn't the only museum in town. It just seems..."

Feb. 21, 2003 News Feature

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

Performa / Dance's Confections
This evening of works, performed outdoors at the Umlauf, mixed art, beauty, and nature in ways that enraptured
"...but an experience of something special. Live at the Umlauf's recent Performa/Dance night was just that sort of happenstance...."

April 19, 2019 Arts Review by Laura Jones

'Final Farewells'
The last works from the estate of master sculptor Charles Umlauf go up for sale
"...sculptor, Elisabet Ney, had her Formosa, midcentury master Charles Umlauf had his home and studio – like it, a..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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..."

April 21, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Making the Scene
Looking back at the time when Austin was at the center of the Texas art world
"...and you're ready for the exam (or, perhaps, the museum), where images of paintings loom on a screen (or..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Arts Feature by Amanda Douberley

Local Palette
", 11' 51/2" by 25' 53/4", came to the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1940, out..."

Jan. 17, 1997 Arts Feature

Culture Flash!
American Fiesta makes the finals of a national new play award, the Rude Mechs get their Gun from Creative Capital, and Katalin Hausel lands the Umlauf Prize
"...• Steven Tomlinson's American Fiesta (above) has been named one..."

March 10, 2006 Arts Column 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 all around you in..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

An invitation to the city's loosest arts awards ceremony from the Austin Critics Table, a happy birthday to the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum, and playwright Ruth Margraff is a hit in Big D.
"...Happy Tenth, Umlauf!..."

June 8, 2001 Arts Column 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
"...Gallery) Goolsby's textures are unforgettable. The surfaces of her sculptures lured you in with the promise of a rainbow..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Arts Feature by Melany Jean

Art Week Austin
" this month, including the annual Fusebox Festival and Umlauf Garden Party, the Texas Biennial, and the Austin Museum..."

April 22, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

After a Fashion
What would Stephen have worn in the Stone Age? Not distressed Levi's ...
"...the "distressed" look, following the lead of Gucci and H&M. (Who needs to be sandblasted to look distressed? Not..."

April 5, 2013 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Making the fashion scene with Your Style Avatar, Mr. Stephen McMillan Moser, it's hard to imagine when he has time to worship at the altar of Trinity Broadcasting Network... but he does. Hallelujah!
" dress yourself every day is cruel and unusual punishment… Of course you'll want to look into the new..."

May 6, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The Art of Dining
Digestible Feats makes meaning out of meals
"...Two tea ceremonies, both held at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, will highlight food's ritualistic purposes..."

April 19, 2013 Food Feature by Amy Gentry

Visual Arts Benefits
Waves in the gardens on the horizons
"...Women & Their Work will be Making Waves on Thursday to..."

April 21, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art Week Austin 2010 Schedule
"...6:30-9:30pm: 12th annual Umlauf Garden Party. Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert..."

April 23, 2010 Arts Feature

Open Edition
PrintAustin enters its second year with startling growth in scale and scope
"...highbrow contemporary art; unique works on paper, editions, even sculpture. Viewers can expect to see a wide array of..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Arts Feature by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Summer Camp Guide
"...I was the only girl without a curling iron – who knew they could run on batteries? The details..."

April 28, 2006 Features Feature by Nora Ankrum

Austin Arts Hall of Fame
The Austin Critics Table has named the fifth group of individuals to be inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...Lyric Opera, Leadership Enrichment Arts Program, Laguna Gloria Art Museum/Austin Museum of Art, Umlauf Sculpture Garden, Long Center for..."

April 21, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Game-Changers
The 2009 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...married). It's telling that both spaces she has run – the Vortex Performance Cafe on Ben White Boulevard and..."

May 29, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Symposium on Early Texas Art
Texas art isn't an oxymoron, and the members of CASETA will gladly tell you why
"...Heritage Auction Galleries; Ransom Center photography curator David Coleman: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston curator Bonnie Campbell; and independent..."

May 1, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Event Menu
April 24-May 1
"...The Umlauf Garden Party, Austin's loveliest outdoor benefit, takes place tonight..."

April 25, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Austin Green Art
"...accomplish in less than two years. When the Austin Museum of Art hosted its Andy Goldsworthy show, Jewart collaborated..."

March 24, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Cuisines Editor Virginia B. Wood mentions the good news and the bad about local restaurants.
"...month, the Sustainable Food Center (SFC) and Austin Community Gardens (ACG) have merged to form a stronger organization to..."

April 27, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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