An exhibition of sculptures by São Paulo-based artist Lucas Simões. The multimedia works in the show stand without internal supports or glue—they are held together only by gravity and live in a liminal state of stability.
A show of works by artist Ann Conner. The exhibition will include four new woodcuts Conner created with Flatbed. These pieces employ star-shaped patterns and bright colors that allude to animated films.
An exhibition featuring four artists who create work that is critical of Western culture. The show will include drawings, collage, photography, sculpture, and installations by Mike Calway-Fagen, Ted Carey, Robert Melton, and E. Schwinn.
An exhibition of works by Austin-based artist Robert Collier Beam. The art in the show was made in Finland, along the southern coast of England and in West Texas as a response to and examination of our presence within landscapes.
An exhibition of new wearable hair sculptures by Abby Bagby. The pieces in the exhibition question "societal and personal understandings of feminism, ambition, and beauty through the lens of women's fashion."
An exhibition celebrating local collectors that support artists in Austin. The works in the show come from the collections of: Ann Berman & Shawn Smith, Mike Chesser, Anastasia & Jay Colombo, Donlad R. Mullins, Shalini Ramanathan & Chris Tomlinson, and Elisa & Joel Sumner.
An exhibition of items from the HRC's cultural collections. The show will feature "more than 250 items including, among many others, manuscripts of David Foster Wallace, Julia Alvarez, and Gabriel García Márquez, Henri Matisse's Jazz, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's spirit photographs, and the hat that accompanied the green curtain dress worn by Vivien Leigh in Gone With The Wind."
Nobody’s Darling: Women and Representation brings together two exhibitions in the Christian-Green Gallery: Nobody’s Darling: New Works by Deborah Roberts and Askance Reply: Selections from the Brandywine Print Archive and the Christian-Green Collection.Based in Austin, Deborah Roberts has been engaging issues of beauty, race, and women’s bodies for the past twenty years. Askance Reply includes works by artists Elizabeth Catlett, Camille Billops, Faith Ringgold, Andrea Chung, and others.
The first monographic museum survey of works by American painter Garth Weiser. Drawing on the cannon of abstract art, Weiser's recent paintings attempt to rebuke technology in that they are difficult to capture in a photograph.
London-based artist Mark Lewis makes short, non-narrative films that closely consider the modern urban environment. The Contemporary Austin commissioned Lewis to create a new film that examines the city of Galveston, focusing on its architecture.