Tag: Austin art

Landmarks Book Hits Mostly Right Notes

Landmarks, a book celebrating 10 years of UT Austin’s eponymous public art program, came out from The University of Texas Press in December. At 160 pages and including more than 200 color images, it’s a good guide to the wide-ranging collection that can be seen all across the Austin campus. The inside back cover features a

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How to EAST: A newbie’s guide to the East Austin Studio Tour

As you’ve no doubt heard by now, the East Austin Studio Tour, colloquially known as EAST, starts this weekend. EAST is a city-wide event in which local artists open the doors of their studios to the public. Many galleries and organizations, do, too. This year, EAST runs the two weekends of November 10-11 and November

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Wading into Contemporary Art

I had a neat experience earlier tonight. I attended a reception that included a preview of a new art exhibit where we got to see the artist finishing the installation of his pieces. The exhibit is called Luz y Movimiento (light and motion), and it’s by a Venezuelan artist named Ender Martos. I liked his

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