Jennifer Steinkamp’s new digital work Eon, recently unveiled as part of the University of Texas Landmarks Collection and commissioned for Welch Hall, the university’s recently renovated science building, invokes these complex ideas not in the form of ephemeral petals, but in massive LED screens.
Emotion, individualism, unfettered expression, fruitful rebellion, and spontaneous movement are not often the makings of everyday life. But sometimes the storm and stress of life bring such things into being.
Artists grappling with the political has been the norm for thousands of years, but when art and social-political questioning merge at an interdisciplinary performance festival like Austin’s Fusebox Festival 2020 (April 15-19), the results can sometimes expand artistic boundaries.
Houston-based artists Stephan Hillerbrand and Mary Magsamen, known collectively as Hillerbrand+Magsamen, address topics of family, communication, and consumerism, most recently through their ongoing body of artworks called The Devices Project.
Rock reset: With her Tito’s Prize exhibition, Betelhem Makonnen suggests an alternative to our current climate of temporal anxiety
Time is of the essence for Betehelm Makonnen.
Hollywood. Angel. Zoo. Just a few of the word-image artworks created by American artist Ed Ruscha, a master of using language as form, symbol, and material—and bringing words to the forefront.
As the United States closed its skies on September 11, 2001, thousands of plane passengers found themselves in midair over the Atlantic with only one place to land—the airport near the small town of Gander, Newfoundland.
Nancy Wozny: Pack a lunch, Lady T, we have a year and a decade to discuss. Let’s not be so top ten-ish, but think categorically. I always find what we are still talking about is the most revealing.
Two years ago, the Blanton Museum of Art received a gift of more than 350 prints from collector Dr. Gilberto Cárdenas, who holds one of the largest private collections of Latinx art.