Top Five: February 11, 2016

Austin

UPCOMING EVENTS

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Thursday,  2.11.16

Opening

Ménage à Process

Thursday,  2.11.16   |   6–9 pm
Photographs by Deb Norris, Gretchen Phillips, & Beth Schindler.
Austin  |  Prizer Gallery

Friday,  2.12.16

Lecture

The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece

Friday,  2.12.16   |   12:30–1:30 pm
An exhibition of The Crusader Bible, an illustrated manuscript known for its lively color illustrations. It was likely created around 1250 and traveled from Paris to Italy, Poland, Persia, Egypt, England. It is now in the collection of the Morgan Library in NY.
Austin  |  Blanton Museum of Art
Opening

Flatbed Contemporary Print Fair

Friday,  2.12.16   |   6–9 pm
A print fair featuring independent publishers and print shops around the country. There will be live printing demonstrations throughout the weekend.
Austin  |  Flatbed Press
Opening

Living Rooms

Friday,  2.12.16   |   6:30–10 pm
An exhibition featuring works by Adreon Henry Alyson Fox, Articulture, Brad Tucker, Brooklyn Woods, Christine Gray, Dan Forbes, Dana McClure, 4th Edition Design, Haley Ann Robinson, Igor Siddiqui, Ike Krumenacker, Irena Stanisic, Jaime Zuverza, Joseph Phillips, Leslie Webb, Madeline Gallucci, Michael Villarreal, Michael Yates, Mike Reddy, Petrified Design, Rachel Freeman, Sara Willadsen, and Wayne Alan Brenner
Austin  |  Northern-Southern LLC
Opening

A Sponge & A Sigh

Friday,  2.12.16   |   7–10 pm
The second annual exchange between graduate students at UT Austin and RISD. Artists in this exhibition include: Zachary Betts, Zach Meisner, Anne Rogers, Rachael Starbuck, Annie May Johnston, Makia Sharp, Devra Freelander, Zachary See, Maggie Hazen, William Udell, and Jared Akerstrom.The second component of the exhibition will open at The Wurks in Providence, RI on Friday March 18th and include artists: Ryan Hawk, Rachel Stuckey, Elizabeth McClellan, Micheal Muelhaupt, Bryan Martello, Zack Ingram, Gracelee Lawrence, Caitlin Halloran, Bobby Anspach, Jeffrey Allen, Nicholas Missel, Julia Betts, Ellie Tomlinson, and Claudio Vidal Kocksch.

Saturday,  2.13.16

Workshop

Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia

Saturday,  2.13.16   |   11 am – 3 pm
An exhibition of works, ephemera, and performance work by Mark Mothersbaugh. In addition to creating artwork, Mothersbaugh was a founding member of the band DEVO.
On View

Flatbed Contemporary Print Fair

Saturday,  2.13.16   |   11 am – 6 pm
A print fair featuring independent publishers and print shops around the country. There will be live printing demonstrations throughout the weekend.
Austin  |  Flatbed Press
Artist talk

Nancy Mims: The Passed Looms Present

Saturday,  2.13.16   |   2–3 pm
A large-scale participatory installation by artist Nancy Mims. The grounds of the museum will become the artist's medium, consisting of photographs printed on cloth, found object, and tree-bound looms. This event is part of Print Austin.
Austin  |  Elisabet Ney Museum
Reception

Nancy Mims: The Passed Looms Present

Saturday,  2.13.16   |   4–6 pm
A large-scale participatory installation by artist Nancy Mims. The grounds of the museum will become the artist's medium, consisting of photographs printed on cloth, found object, and tree-bound looms. This event is part of Print Austin.
Austin  |  Elisabet Ney Museum
Opening

The New Color

Saturday,  2.13.16   |   7–10 pm
An exhibition featuring works by Ryan Cooper, Stephanie E. Estrin, Johanna Heilman, Amado Peña III, and JR Rapier.
Austin  |  Gallery Black Lagoon

Sunday,  2.14.16

On View

Flatbed Contemporary Print Fair

Sunday,  2.14.16   |   12–5 pm
A print fair featuring independent publishers and print shops around the country. There will be live printing demonstrations throughout the weekend.
Austin  |  Flatbed Press
Artist talk

Nancy Mims: The Passed Looms Present

Sunday,  2.14.16   |   2–3 pm
A large-scale participatory installation by artist Nancy Mims. The grounds of the museum will become the artist's medium, consisting of photographs printed on cloth, found object, and tree-bound looms. This event is part of Print Austin.
Austin  |  Elisabet Ney Museum
Opening

Artist INC Alumni Exhibition

Sunday,  2.14.16   |   4–6 pm
An exhibition featuring works by Thomas Athey, Jess Bee, Cindy Debold, Autumn Ewalt, Valerie Fowler, Kelsey Jenkinson, Lawrence Jolly, Kelli McDonald, Teruko Nimura, Mark Puente, Quinten Rhea, Daniel Rivera, Philip Rogers, Terri St. Arnauld, Liana Tomchesson, and Alison Young.
Austin  |  La Peña Gallery

Thursday,  2.18.16

Reading

The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece

Thursday,  2.18.16   |   6:30–8 pm
An exhibition of The Crusader Bible, an illustrated manuscript known for its lively color illustrations. It was likely created around 1250 and traveled from Paris to Italy, Poland, Persia, Egypt, England. It is now in the collection of the Morgan Library in NY.
Austin  |  Blanton Museum of Art

Friday,  2.19.16

Opening

Julie Speed: Undertoad

Friday,  2.19.16   |   6–8 pm
An exhibition presented in collaboration with Ruiz-Healy Art in San Antonio. The show is comprised of paintings, prints, and collages, showing the breadth of Speed's artistic talents.
Austin  |  Flatbed Galleries
Closing

Christa Blackwood: Prix West

Friday,  2.19.16   |   6–8 pm
An exhibition of large format photographs by Austin-based artist Christa Blackwood. From the gallery: "her recent series, taken throughout Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah, stages the nude male within the majesty of North America’s rugged western landscape – situating her subject in a genealogy of classical photographic studies of the human figure."
Austin  |  Photo Méthode Gallery
Opening

Rebecca Rothfus Harrell: geo+precision+space

Friday,  2.19.16   |   6–8 pm
An exhibition of new works by Rebecca Rothfus Harrell. The artist on her work: "At their core, my paintings and collages are an exploration of form, color, structure and space, used to create feelings of surreal ‘foreign’ environments, bouncing back and forth between natural and man made."
Austin  |  Camiba Art
Opening

Carlos Donjuan & Marilyn Jolly: Akin

Friday,  2.19.16   |   7–10 pm
An exhibition of works by UT Arlington faculty members Carlos Donjuan & Marilyn Jolly. Both artists share an interest in "special qualities of materials and color harmony." In their works, Donjuan explores constructs and perceptions of illegal immigration while Jolly is influenced by repetition, imperfection, and nature.
Austin  |  grayduck gallery
Performance

OUTsider Festival 2016

Friday,  2.19.16   |   8:30–10 pm
An Austin-based festival celebrating the LGBTQI creative community. The fesitval will feature dance, performance, theatre, music and more and includes performances by Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens, The Lost Boys, and a visual art exhibition of vaginas drawn by gay men! See the full festival schedule here.

Saturday,  2.20.16

Reading

The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece

Saturday,  2.20.16   |   1–2 pm
An exhibition of The Crusader Bible, an illustrated manuscript known for its lively color illustrations. It was likely created around 1250 and traveled from Paris to Italy, Poland, Persia, Egypt, England. It is now in the collection of the Morgan Library in NY.
Austin  |  Blanton Museum of Art

Sunday,  2.21.16

On View

Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s

Sunday,  2.21.16   |   1–5 pm
An exhibition surveying art made in the US between 1989 and 2001. The show is organized around three principal themes: "the so-called “identity politics” debates; the digital revolution; and globalization," and includes works by Janine Antoni, Byron Kim, Felix Gonzales-Torres, Nikki S. Lee, Fred Wilson, Kara Walker, and more.
Austin  |  Blanton Museum of Art

Thursday,  2.25.16

Lecture

Viewpoint Lecture and Seminar Series

Thursday,  2.25.16   |   3:30–5 pm
The annual Viewpoint Series invites leading curators, critics, and scholars of the contemporary art world for three separate visits every spring semester. This year's guests are Lynne Cooke and Ingrid Schaffner.All lectures and seminars will take place in the Art building on the UT Campus, 2301 San Jacinto Blvd. Austin, Texas, 78712.
Austin  |  UT Austin ART Building

Friday,  2.26.16

Conversation

Viewpoint Lecture and Seminar Series

Friday,  2.26.16   |   3–5 pm
The annual Viewpoint Series invites leading curators, critics, and scholars of the contemporary art world for three separate visits every spring semester. This year's guests are Lynne Cooke and Ingrid Schaffner.All lectures and seminars will take place in the Art building on the UT Campus, 2301 San Jacinto Blvd. Austin, Texas, 78712.
Austin  |  UT Austin ART Building

Sunday,  2.28.16

Tuesday,  3.8.16

Friday,  4.8.16

Performance

Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia

Friday,  4.8.16   |   8–10 pm
An exhibition of works, ephemera, and performance work by Mark Mothersbaugh. In addition to creating artwork, Mothersbaugh was a founding member of the band DEVO.

Thursday,  4.21.16

Lecture

Viewpoint Lecture and Seminar Series

Thursday,  4.21.16   |   3:30–5 pm
The annual Viewpoint Series invites leading curators, critics, and scholars of the contemporary art world for three separate visits every spring semester. This year's guests are Lynne Cooke and Ingrid Schaffner.All lectures and seminars will take place in the Art building on the UT Campus, 2301 San Jacinto Blvd. Austin, Texas, 78712.
Austin  |  UT Austin ART Building

Friday,  4.22.16

Conversation

Viewpoint Lecture and Seminar Series

Friday,  4.22.16   |   3–5 pm
The annual Viewpoint Series invites leading curators, critics, and scholars of the contemporary art world for three separate visits every spring semester. This year's guests are Lynne Cooke and Ingrid Schaffner.All lectures and seminars will take place in the Art building on the UT Campus, 2301 San Jacinto Blvd. Austin, Texas, 78712.
Austin  |  UT Austin ART Building

Sunday,  6.19.16

On View

Goya: Mad Reason

Sunday,  6.19.16   |   12–4 pm
An exhibition of prints by Francisco Goya. The show features works from his many series, including Los desastres de la Guerra (The Disasters of War), La tauromaquia, (The Art of Bullfighting), and Los disparates (The Follies or Absurdities) from the collection of Yale University Art Gallery.
Austin  |  Blanton Museum of Art

Melissa Brown: Future Past

January 15 through February 13, 2016
An exhibition of reduction linocuts by Melissa Brown. The works serve as primary source material for her studio practice.
Austin |  Big Medium

Julia Lucey

January 16 through February 13, 2016
An exhibition of aquatint etchings by printmaker Julia Lucey. "Lucey's aquatint etchings evoke a haunting sense of nature-in-waiting. Not necessarily dangerous, her foliage and animals appear watchful of the viewer, almost quietly hopeful of being noticed."

The Contemporary Print

January 9 through February 14, 2016
An exhibition surveying methods of traditional printmaking, including lithography, relief, intaglio, silkscreen, and monotype. Juried by Mary Heathcott, Executive Director of the Blue Star Contemporary.

Margaret Craig & Tonja Torgerson: Out of the Ruined Place

January 15 through February 14, 2016
An exhibition of works by Margaret Craig and Tonja Torgerson. Both artists have an atypical approach to printmaking: Craig prints discarded plastic to create reef-like installations, and Torgerson "explores human impermanence, decaying/being consumed by nature, with serigraphs, wheat paste graffiti and photography."
Austin |  grayduck gallery

Orna Feinstein: Matter, Material, & Metaphor

January 16 through February 14, 2016
An exhibition of monoprints by artist Orna Feinstein. By experimenting with different inks and the layering of images, Feinstein creates works of art that deceive the eye.
Austin |  CAMIBAart

PrintAustin 2016

January 15 through February 15, 2016
A month-long festival of printmaking! For a full schedule, go here: http://printaustin.org/

Intersection

January 16 through February 20, 2016
An exhibition of works by Karina Noel Hean and Koichi Yamamoto. "The two artists bring varied print processes to their hybrid works. In unison, the show presents a fluid exchange of ideas and explores the possibilities open to contemporary printmakers."
Austin |  Gallery Shoal Creek

Cosmic

January 15 through February 20, 2016
An exhibition featuring work by Carrie Carlson,Jedidiah Dore, Nicole Geary, Laura Moriarty, Ruthie Powers, Marie Robinson, Cathy Savage, and Ele Willoughby.

Seth Orion Schwaiger: COMPLEX 1

January 29 through February 20, 2016
An exhibition of installation works throughout the Pump Project complex. Utilizing previously unused spaces, Schwaiger's installations "facilitate an awareness of the construction of meaning."

Midwest Matrix: Texas

January 30 through February 25, 2016
An exhibition of contemporary prints by more than 20 artists. This show celebrates the revival of printmaking in post WWII America. The program is part of Print Austin.Image: Karen Kunc, Glacial Moment, woodcut, 2012, 14” x 10”

Reordered

January 16 through February 27, 2016
An exhibition of new work by Randall Reid & Lisa Beaman. Both artists "work to deconstruct images and materials from historic relics that have a great potential to be forgotten or destroyed as time moves quickly forward."
Austin |  Davis Gallery

Staycation

January 22 through February 27, 2016
An exhibition that explores differing relationships to abstraction and painting. Artists include: Jeana Baumgardner, Anthony B Creeden, Ryan Davis, Caitlin Halloran, Dan Sutherland, and Raymond Uhlir. All artists live and work in Austin.
Austin |  Mass Gallery

Christa Blackwood: Prix West

January 16 through February 27, 2016
An exhibition of large format photographs by Austin-based artist Christa Blackwood. From the gallery: "her recent series, taken throughout Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah, stages the nude male within the majesty of North America’s rugged western landscape – situating her subject in a genealogy of classical photographic studies of the human figure."

Honora Jacob: Contemporary Histories

February 6 through 27, 2016
An exhibition of works by Honora Jacob. The show includes portraits of historical women, like Ana de Mendoza and Inez Milllholland, "who are both legendary figures that defied the social norms of their times."

Donald Moffett

August 29, 2015 through February 28, 2016
An exhibition of works by Donald Moffett that are within the Blanton's collection. Featuring eight works - including a suite of eighteen drawings, the Blanton hold more works by Moffett than any museum in the United States.

Artist INC Alumni Exhibition

February 11 through 29, 2016
An exhibition featuring works by Thomas Athey, Jess Bee, Cindy Debold, Autumn Ewalt, Valerie Fowler, Kelsey Jenkinson, Lawrence Jolly, Kelli McDonald, Teruko Nimura, Mark Puente, Quinten Rhea, Daniel Rivera, Philip Rogers, Terri St. Arnauld, Liana Tomchesson, and Alison Young.
Austin |  La Peña Gallery

Sally Weber: Elemental

January 23 through March 3, 2016
An exhibition of video, sculpture, motorized lasers (!!!) and photography by Austin-based artist Sally Weber. The exhibition is inspired by the Archimedes Palimpsest, "a 13th century codex in which 10th century Greek translations of Archimedes' geometric proofs were overwritten with Orthodox Christian prayers." We don't know how that relates to lasers, but we'd love to find out.

World War IV

January 22 through March 5, 2016
An exhibition featuring artists Zoe Berg, Cameron Coffman, Braxton Congrove, Aaron Meyers, Rachael Starbuck, and Perrin Turner.
Austin |  Not Gallery

Emily Eaton & Ethan Odness

February 5 through March 5, 2016
An exhibition of collagraphs by Emily Eaton & Ethan Odness. The show will include investigations of form, color, content, and texture with a visual language of abstraction.
Austin |  AgavePrint

Obras

January 23 through March 26, 2016
An exhibition featuring work by nine Brazilian artists, including Alexandre da Cunha, Marcius Galan, Fernanda Gomes, Jac Leirner, Rodrigo Matheus, Ana Mazzei, Maria Nepomuceno, Lucas Simões, and Erika Verzutti. The show is curated by Lea Weingarten.

Peter Mangan: Messengers

November 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016
An exhibition of sculpture works by Peter Mangan. The works "originated from abstracted figures" but contain silhouettes that can be entered by the viewer.
Georgetown |  Georgetown Art Center

The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece

December 12, 2015 through April 3, 2016
An exhibition of The Crusader Bible, an illustrated manuscript known for its lively color illustrations. It was likely created around 1250 and traveled from Paris to Italy, Poland, Persia, Egypt, England. It is now in the collection of the Morgan Library in NY.

Viewpoint Lecture and Seminar Series

January 28 through April 22, 2016
The annual Viewpoint Series invites leading curators, critics, and scholars of the contemporary art world for three separate visits every spring semester. This year's guests are Lynne Cooke and Ingrid Schaffner.All lectures and seminars will take place in the Art building on the UT Campus, 2301 San Jacinto Blvd. Austin, Texas, 78712.

Look Inside: New Photography Acquisitions

February 9 through May 29, 2016
An exhibition of nearly 200 new acquisitions to the Harry Ransom Center's photography collection. Pieces in the show range from the post-war expansion of photography to images created by contemporary artists.
Austin |  Harry Ransom Center
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