Archive for: art

 

Harry Ransom Center’s ‘Mexico Modern’ Looks at Post-Revolutionary Mexico

In the sketch, ragged strokes outline a young Frida Kahlo, her head tilting sideways while she holds hands with her husband, muralist Diego Rivera. It was December...

 
 

Out of the Vault

Some of UT’s rarest and most valuable artifacts are unearthed in a new exhibit.   Fan made of feathers and tortoise shell belonging to Zelda Fitzgerald, ca....

 
 

To the Egg-streme

A shell is the canvas for Leigh Harris. Jeweled and beaded, carved, painted and filigreed, lined with satin or containing tiny dioramas, Leigh Harris’ eggs look...

 
 

Book From the Sky

A new exhibit at the Blanton Museum of Art helps correct the paucity of contemporary Chinese art in Texas. More than 25 years ago in Beijing, a group of people...

 
 

Oh, Snap

A new exhibition at the Ransom Center explores photographer Elliott Erwitt’s sparkling sense of humor. “Elliott Erwitt likes children and dogs,” reads the...

 
 

Lack and Presence

The One / Sixth exhibition unites UT’s few African-American MFA in studio art alums. On a sunny Sunday afternoon in May, a group of artists sat at a table for...

 
 

‘Young Bloods’ at the VAC

To be young is to be on a quest to figure yourself out. To make mistakes and bounce back. To be idealistic and pursue ideas someone more jaded might scoff at....

 
 

Art.Science.Gallery.

Hanging on the wall of Hayley Gillespie’s Art.Science.Gallery. is the answer to the universe. In an 11-by-14 inch print, the Earth sits upon the back of a great...

 
 

Flipping the Script

When Jasmine Kay Uy was assigned to create a site-specific artwork for a UT class, the junior studio art major knew what she wanted to do. “As an artist, you...

 
 

The Painted World

A woman in a beautiful red dress squeezes down the narrow aisle of a small Air Botswana plane. Anne McCullough’s hand instinctively reaches for her sketchbook,...

 
 
 
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