Author: Noah Simblist

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Culture Wars at Arthouse?

A couple weeks ago, Austin’s Arthouse presented its second round of exhibitions in its newly renovated and expanded building. Opening night was packed with people […]

Culture Wars at Arthouse?

Arthouse: Building a New Beginning

The past few years have been a busy time for new (or renewed) contemporary art institutions in Austin. The Blanton Museum of Art opened a […]

Arthouse: Building a New Beginning

88: Two Decades of DIY Culture in Austin

Retrospectives are more often than not reserved for famous artists. Like the recent Luc Tuymans exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art, these exhibitions are […]

88: Two Decades of DIY Culture in Austin

America Starts (w)Here?

At a recent lecture about his work at Southern Methodist University, the artist Tony Matelli made a crack declaring all public art to be corporate […]

America Starts (w)Here?

Scott Barber: A Retrospective

At the age of 37, Scott Barber was diagnosed with N.H. lymphoma. In April, 2005, he passed away due to complications from a bone-marrow transplant. […]

Scott Barber: A Retrospective

Gimmie Shelter

These days the idea of shelter lies on the ephemeral end of architecture. It evokes the primal need for protection, from the elements or invaders.

Gimmie Shelter