Monthly Archives: January 2009

Fraser inspired student sculptures

Last Friday students from Eastside Memorial High School came to get a tour of No Sure Footing. Leslee came in from San Antonio to lead the kids through her show. She gave a truly superb tour. As with all of … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Hope for the Arts

Let’s be real, y’all, this economy is scary for everyone. And as many artists (and museums, galleries, curators, and critics) unfortunately already know, it can be almost impossible to make a living working in an art-related field even in the … Continue reading

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Coosje van Bruggen, June 6, 1942 – January 13, 2009

We’ve been so wrapped up in Leslee Fraser and Obamania around here lately that we neglected to mention the passing of sculptor, art critic and historian Coosje van Bruggen last week. Van Bruggen and her husband, the Swedish pop artist … Continue reading

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My Top Art Moments, People, Shows, & Spaces of 2008

From Texas or Texas visitors (mostly Austin) in no particular order By Lisa Choinacky It’s time to reflect…. Ali Fitzgerald: Swan School at Art Palace Reggie Watts It’s like a Machine at Okay Mountain by Michael Mellon & Jacqes Lois … Continue reading

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No Sure Footing Opening through the lens of Poladroid

We had so much fun last Thursday partying with Leslee and all of her quirky, wonderful sculptures. I took lots of pics with my new Nikon, and found this awesome application (thanks to Rell and Facebook) called Poladroid. It turns … Continue reading

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Yes we did!

The Women & Their Work staff, along with the rest of the country, gathered around the television and watched our 44th president give his inaugural address. There were tears and laughs and then we got to work. Women & Their … Continue reading

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TONIGHT: No Sure Footing

We’ve finished installing Leslee Fraser’s new exhibition No Sure Footing, and we’re pumped for Fraser’s artist talk (and a few other surprise treats) at the opening reception tonight. Pictures can’t really do justice to Fraser’s sly, repurposed-object vignettes–some of the … Continue reading

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