Monthly Archives: February 2009


As the rest of the city prepares for the onslaught of South by Southwest, we’re busy prepping the gallery for the Texas Biennial’s group show DIY: Double Wide, opening at W&TW on March 6. For this exhibition, the TXB09 website … Continue reading

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Something to see: 2night

2 A release party for Austin Video Bee at the Carousel Lounge Thursday, February 19th 1110 E. 52nd Street 7:30 PM – Midnight (screening at 8:30) With the “2” key stuck down hard, each video pairs an AVB member with … Continue reading

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Selling Culture as an Economic Force

That’s the headline from yesterday’s Times article which recounts how arts-friendly members of the House and Senate struggled to secure arts funding in the new economic-stimulus bill when things looked bleakest: Though the original House version of the bill included … Continue reading

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This is GREAT news! Stimulus includes the arts.

Did you hear? The arts actually didn’t get shafted this time around. The House passed the stimulus package (no thanks to the Republicans) and it included $50 million in direct support for arts jobs through National Endowment for the Arts … Continue reading

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Just Look @ HER

As Katherine McQueen and I were 2 weeks away from the opening of Pattern Pattern Pattern I discovered the work of Cassandra C. Jones. Dang, too late! I would have loved to have invited her to the show. Cassandra makes … Continue reading

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The reviews roll in for No Sure Footing

This week has been a good week for No Sure Footing. The exhibit got two reviews. Check them out at Austin 360 and

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Emily Jacir in the New York Times

The New York Times just did a great interview with Emily Jacir in which she discusses her upcoming solo exhibition at the Guggenheim. The exhibition will feature Material for a Film, Jacir’s installation piece re-creating the 1972 assassination of the … Continue reading

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