Texas Studio: Dan Lam
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Texas Studio: Dan Lam

Viewers have many different reactions to Dan Lam’s sublime and potentially grotesque art.

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What is left of me: Ambreen Butt at Dallas Contemporary
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What is left of me: Ambreen Butt at Dallas Contemporary

Ambreen Butt’s decorative installations are beautiful on the surface however, upon closer inspection, the works…

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A community rallies to save a Japanese garden
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A community rallies to save a Japanese garden

Most major American cities have Japanese gardens. In Texas, you can find them in Fort…

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A First Look: The Museum of Street Culture’s Permanent Collection
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A First Look: The Museum of Street Culture’s Permanent Collection

Museums are ultimately defined by the distinctiveness of their collections. With a constantly growing diverse…

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Beauty in Slaughtered Bodies: Lionel Maunz at Austin Contemporary
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Beauty in Slaughtered Bodies: Lionel Maunz at Austin Contemporary

Exploring the aesthetics of self-destruction, Lionel Maunz uses cast iron, concrete, and steel to create…

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Concepts at Work: Nina Katchadourian at the Blanton Museum of Art
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Concepts at Work: Nina Katchadourian at the Blanton Museum of Art

Nina Katchadourian has a mindfulness or awareness that might make a Buddhist blush.

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Leaving a Mark: PrintAustin Deconstructs Diverse Art Form in 4th Citywide Festival
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Leaving a Mark: PrintAustin Deconstructs Diverse Art Form in 4th Citywide Festival

Austin is a capital of printmaking with many different components. Using several venues to host…

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Housing the Drama: An Update on Dallas Theater Spaces
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Housing the Drama: An Update on Dallas Theater Spaces

Experimental plays and intimate dramas set in homes typically belong in black box theaters. The…

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Nothing Is What it Seems: Monika Sosnowska at the Austin Contemporary
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Nothing Is What it Seems: Monika Sosnowska at the Austin Contemporary

In Warsaw, Monika Sosnowska lives across the street from a forest that was once a…

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Breaking the Hierarchy:  KAWS at the Modern
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Breaking the Hierarchy: KAWS at the Modern

Brian Donnelly—better known as KAWS—has created art that is lowbrow, highbrow, commercial, and fine.

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Vice Palace Shuts Down in Dallas, Vice Palace Tapes Live On
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Vice Palace Shuts Down in Dallas, Vice Palace Tapes Live On

Arthur Peña’s roving venue, Vice Palace, will shut its hypothetical doors after four shows in…

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