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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Notes from New York

  1. New York in the fall is ridiculously seductive. I visited this past weekend and the weather was perfect–blue skies, cool breezes. I walked all […]

Notes from New York

Let there be music from pots and pans

There’s been a lot of writing on John Cage in the last week in preparation for today, what would have been his 100th birthday. You […]

Let there be music from pots and pans

Eleven Seventeen Garland

With the changing of the seasons comes too the changing of the art climate. In the past year in Austin we’ve seen a flourishing of […]

Eleven Seventeen Garland

Dianthus Caryophyllus

Mikaylah Bowman‘s recent series of photographs reminds me of the 17th century Dutch still-life tradition, paintings that depict neatly arranged flowers, their edges crisp with […]

Dianthus Caryophyllus

Interview with Ben Rubin

Ben Rubin is a media artist living in New York City who recently unveiled his 6-channel video projection, And That’s The Way It Is . […]

“And That’s The Way It Is,” 2012. 6-Channel Video Projection. Photo by Paul Bardagjy.

Interview with Stephen Vitiello

  Stephen Vitiello is a sound artist who teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has exhibited around the world and collaborated with artists such as […]

Stephen Vitiello

A love letter to Paul Rosano

Manscape: Man as Subject and Object opened last night at Lora Reynolds Gallery. The group photography and video show is curated by Christopher Eamon and […]

A love letter to Paul Rosano

Interview with Catherine Lee

  Catherine Lee is a painter and sculptor who has exhibited throughout the United States and abroad. She grew up in Texas, attended university in […]

Catherine Lee, 2011, photo by Courtney Chavanell

Gray Matter

The surfaces of Ben Brandt‘s sculptures are covered in gray. The objects look like they’re a thousand years old, as if they’d just been pulled […]

Gray Matter

Interview with Waltercio Caldas

Portrait of Waltercio Caldas, image from http://blogs.elpais.com/el_rincon_del_distraido/2011/02/levedad-y-exactitud.html   Waltercio Caldas is one of Brazil’s leading contemporary artists. His work is often linked to Neo-Concretism, a movement […]

Interview with Waltercio Caldas

Interview with Fusebox Founder Ron Berry

Ron Berry is the founder and director of the annual Austin performance festival Fusebox. Katie Geha (who with Sterling Allen and Travis Kent organized Files […]

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Double Feature

A friend and I used to have an ongoing joke about writing a blog titled Double Feature. In this fantasy blog we’d review films that […]

Double Feature

Happened, Happening, About to Happen

Disambiguation/Red Space Gallery/Closes February 12th   Happened There are a lot of great images in Disambiguation, an exhibition currently on display at Red Space Gallery […]

Max Marshall & Andrea Nguyen "Center of Mass" (2012)

Top 10, 2011

End of year lists allow a critic to consider the past year and tally up the most exciting cultural moments. I decided to take a […]

Top 10, 2011

West Texas LAND Part 2

When we were driving to Marfa there was a shift in the landscape. We entered the desert. “It’s like we’re on Mars,” I said and […]

Ry Rocklen, Second to None, 2011, trophies, trophy parts, wood, 94.5 x 146 x 39 in. (240 x 370.8 x 99.1 cm.).

West Texas LAND Part 1

A couple of weeks ago, two friends and I traveled to West Texas to look at art. I was once an intern at the Chinati […]

West Texas LAND Part 1

A Very Havemeyer Christmas

Christmas has never been my bag. Growing up, my Jewish stepmother would look out the window on Christmas morning and in mock desdain remark, “I […]

Photo by Otis Ike

Sage in Iowa

I went home to Iowa for Thanksgiving and between eating amazing food (my Dad is the most terrific cook ever), meeting old friends’ new babies, […]

Sage in Iowa

Notes on E.A.S.T.

The E.A.S.T Austin studio tour is a vast and sprawling affair that extends all over the east side (just check out the crazy map). I […]

Ben Ruggerio re-envisions Dorothea Lang's "Migrant Mother"