Author: Katie Geha

http://www.katiegeha.com/

KATIE GEHA is a writer, curator, and art historian living in Austin, TX. She grew up in Ames, IA and received her MA in art history from the Art Institute of Chicago. She is currently a PhD candidate in art history at the University of Texas, Austin. She runs the apartment gallery, SOFA.

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An Interview with Leah Meltzer

Leah Meltzer is a young and ambitious performance artist who recently moved to Austin from New Orleans. She attended the Parsons School of Design and […]

An Interview with Leah Meltzer

A Valentine to “GIRLS”

Last week’s episode of “GIRLS” showed Lena Dunham’s character, Hannah Horvath, engaging in a topless round of ping pong with Joshua, a recently separated 42-year-old […]

A Valentine to “GIRLS”

Interview with Lauren Kelley

Lauren Kelley creates animated videos that often feature Barbies altered by clay and confectioner’s sugar and that evoke a complex commentary on race, youth and […]

Lauren Kelley working in her studio.

Apocalypse: Desire for the End

Oh how we long for the End! Is there not something slightly disappointing about waking up to an unchanged world after everything was supposed to […]

Jan van Eyck and Workshop Assistant, detail Crucifixion and Last Judgement diptych, c. 1430–40. Oil on canvas, transferred from wood.

Holiday Gift Guide: Art Books

Who doesn’t love to receive art books around the holidays? Full of inspiration and far more special than your average paperback, the following books will […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Art Books

School’s Out: BFA shows at Texas State

If not completely exhausting, the end of each semester can be pretty gratifying. The students are relieved to be finished, turning in their last papers […]

School’s Out: BFA shows at Texas State

They Shoot Curators, Don’t They?

By the time this is published the new curator of modern and contemporary art at the Blanton Museum may have been announced. I was told […]

Still from the 1969 film "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"

Clay: Medium Not Specific

I’ve long thought of clay as a very specific medium. By “medium specific” I’m recalling the critic Clement Greenberg’s term as he defined it in […]

Clay: Medium Not Specific

Pictures of E.A.S.T.

I ran around E.A.S.T. Sunday afternoon, the last day of the annual Austin arts festival. It was a sunny and beautiful day–perfect for wandering about […]

Pictures of E.A.S.T.

Interview with Emily Roysdon

Emily Roysdon is an artist who lives in Stockholm and New York, when she’s not traveling around the globe, mounting collaborative and site-specific projects. Roysdon […]

Installation view of "Emily Roysdon: Pause, Pose, Discompose" at the Visual Arts Center in the UT Department of Art and Art History. Photo credit: Sandy Carson

Interview with Colby Bird

Colby Bird  is an artist born and raised in Austin, now living in Brooklyn, New York. He often blends the discourses of photography and sculpture, […]

Colby Bird, "House Lamps," Photo by: Colin Doyle.