An exhibition of works by Cande Aguilar, Jorge Purón and Mauricio Sáenz. The pieces in the show address the idea of scale and "utilize proportion as a device to augment or degrade the viewer's perspective."
A show featuring collaborative works by Elizabeth McDonald Schwaiger and Seth Orion Schwaiger. In this exhibition, the artists "exploit the original function of the gallery building, a modest bungalow, and create a domestic environment, a painting-filled home, a hypothetical household that reflects our current anxious times."
An exhibition featuring works by Zack Ingram, the winner of the inaugural Tito's Prize. Ingram was selected by a curatorial panel including Ana Esteve Llorens, artist; Joseph Havel, Director of the Glassell School of Art and artist; Kevin McNamee-Tweed, artist and Big Medium Gallery Curator; and Bárbara Perea, Mexico City-based Independent Curator.
An exhibition featuring works by ten Austin-based artists, including Ryan Cronk, Dave Culpepper, Bethany Johnson, TJ Lemanski, Rebecca Marino, Bucky Miller, Landon O’Brien, Rachael Starbuck, Barry Stone, and Ingrid Tremblay.
An Instagram-based exhibition organized by Performance Art Houston. The show is curated by Jeanette Joy Harris and features week-long performance by:VINCENT CAMPOS (FR) 4 – 10 NOV BROOKE LEIGH (AU) 11 – 17 NOV STEVEN MARTZ (UK) 18 – 24 NOV JEANETTE JOY HARRIS (US) 25 NOV – 1 DEC RYDER RICHARDS (US) 2 – 8 DEC DANIEL CABALLERO (US) 9 – 15 DEC KATYA PETETSKAYA (AU) 16 – 22 DEC YOSHIE SAKAI (US) 23 – 29 DEC
A show of monotypes and monoprints by artist Taiko Chandler. The pieces in the exhibition were created by Chandler in collaboration with Flatbed Press, and address themes of transience and the ephemeral nature of life.
"Working with family and "found family" images and memorabilia, Michelle Belto uses these fragments of history as source material for her collage and wax paintings. I this new body of work she explores the collections that have captured her imagination and the stories that created them."
An exhibition featuring photographs by Sharon Beals along with writings that address contemporary immigrant experience in the United States. The show includes poetry and prose from: Chaitali Sen, Ching-In Chen, Dena Afrasaibi and Maria Reva.
A show of new works by Waxahachie potter Carl Block. "With his face jugs, musician jugs, and wall platters, Block takes the Southern folk art face jug in a very contemporary direction, equal parts Appalachian tradition and tattoo shop irreverence."
A screening of Hermine Freed's video Art Herstory (1974). In the piece, the artist "takes on more than five hundred years of the treatment of women in the Western art historical canon in twenty-two minutes."
An exhibition highlighting "the important history of 20th-century art and how artists, museum curators, gallery owners, journalists and publishers in the US and Mexico instigated a cultural phenomenon by creating and promoting art that pioneered a synthesis of indigenous traditions and international aesthetics." The show features more than 200 items, many of which are drawn from the Ransom Center’s collections.
An exhibition featuring works by fourteen Los Angeles-based artists from Tiger Strikes Asteroid-Los Angeles and works by artists from Monte Vista Projects.Artists include: Carl Baratta, Annelie McKenzie, Christopher Ulivo, Erin Harmon Jonathan Ryan, Kari Reardon, Liz Nurenberg, Mark Brosseau, Stacy Wendt, Warren Schultheis, Brittany Mojo, Chris Miller, Rebecca Bennett Duke, and Roberta Gentry.
"The Open Road explores the photographic road trip as a genre and America as an imaginative resource, presenting the stories of photographers for whom the American road was muse." The show features more than 100 images created from the 1950s to today.
"Nacimientos: Traditional Nativity Scenes from Mexico is a presentation of traditional nacimientos, or nativity scenes, which are constructed all over Mexico during the Christmas season and are powerful examples of the blending of indigenous pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial beliefs and methods of making. The exhibition features a rich tradition of handmade nacimientos from the Museum’s Permanent Collection and loans from Don and Polly Johnson."
"In Good Days & Bad Days on the Internet, Rachel Stuckey dissects the emotional pull of technology using performative video, projection mapping, video signal manipulation, and custom software. The works employ various methods of engagement with technology, ranging from commercial seduction to addiction and entrapment to the intoxication of the unknown."
A show of new works by Matthew Fuller. "In his latest series, Botanical Eclipse, Fuller represents the constant, interconnected cycle of life forces flowing through our universe. The magnified images allow the viewer to contemplate the most delicate details of earthly life, while the use of vibrant color alludes to boundless cosmic events."
A new film by John Bock. The film was shot entirely in and around Austin and is commissioned by The Contemporary Austin. "Labeled an “uncanny musical” by the artist, the film features a mercurial female protagonist, a barber named Lisa, interacting with odd and wacky characters throughout various Texan locales."
A show of works by artist Wangechi Mutu. "Anchoring the exhibition is a new, site-specific edition of Throw, 2017, an action painting generated by a performance in which Mutu throws black paper pulp against the wall, creating an abstract composition that dries, hardens, and then degrades over time." The show also includes sculptures and animations.
A show of paintings by Dallas and Austin-based artist Erika Huddleston. For this show, the artist spent time painting en plein air in Waco, depicting the city's waterways and natural features.This exhibition is co-presented by the Mayborn Museum and the Art Center of Waco.
"An exhibition of posters designed by Type Hike: a collaborative nonprofit design project that supports the outdoors through typography. Created by David Rygiol and James Louis Walker, the project began in August of 2016 with a series of 60 designs celebrating the National Park Service Centennial. It now includes 3 unique series, focusing on national shorelines and recreation areas as well as endangered animals."
A retrospective featuring twenty years of works by glass artist, painter, and metal worker Rejina Thomas. The artist is influenced by early Christian art, ideas of cultural memory, and the symbols and signs from the African diaspora.
A show of works by New York-based artist Carol Bove. "Bove's new and recent large-scale sculptures reinterpret the classical sculpture garden in the meadow of Laguna Gloria. A multitude of abstract forms of varying shapes, colors, and scales plays with ideas of language, landscape, and display."