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Women & Their Work's
"We Know Who We Are. We Know What We Want."
In this inaugural exhibition at W&TW's new permanent home, nine artists provide an inquiry of breadth and depth

Robert Faires, Sept. 9, 2021

"Beyond Van Gogh" Is a Three-Dimensional Perspective With a One-Dimensional Outlook
Touring immersive exhibition continues at Circuit of Americas through Sept. 5

Cody Song, Aug. 19, 2021

"If These Walls Could Talk" at Cloud Tree Studios & Gallery
The artists in this exhibition get the walls not only to talk but to spin some fantastic tales

Robert Faires, Aug. 19, 2021

"Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite"
Images from a decade of building Black identity and community say it loud

Robert Faires, Aug. 5, 2021

"Reweave: 2021"
With her exhibition, artist Jade Walker entwines viewers in the future of the planet

Robert Faires, July 22, 2021

Playwright Carlo Lorenzo García Paints His Mother's Sacrifice
Playwright Carlo Lorenzo García Paints His Mother's Sacrifice
A Portrait of My Mother staged by Jarrott Productions, depicts maternal perseverance in loving strokes

Robert Faires, July 8, 2021

Fresh Takes on Gilbert & Sullivan by Gilbert & Sullivan Austin
Fresh Takes on Gilbert & Sullivan
The company's series of unconventional spins on the comic operas actually do the duo a service

Robert Faires, July 1, 2021

<i>Before Stonewall</i> by Edward Cohen
Before Stonewall
The short stories in this collection from Austin's Awst Press simmer with queer rage, grief, and longing

Rosalind Faires, June 24, 2021

Balm: New Paintings by Bradley Kerl
Painter Bradley Kerl leads us from inside to outside and beyond

Robert Faires, June 17, 2021

<i>One Last Stop</i> Is an Electrifying Queer Timeslip Romance
One Last Stop Is an Electrifying Queer Timeslip Romance
The author of Red, White & Royal Blue, Casey McQuiston, unveils her second novel

Rosalind Faires, June 3, 2021

<i>The Plague Year: America in the Time of Covid</i> by Lawrence Wright
The Plague Year: America in the Time of Covid
In his account of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the New Yorker writer reports the killers are off the leash

Michael King, June 3, 2021

Far From Respectable: Dave Hickey and His Art by Daniel Oppenheimer
Far From Respectable: Dave Hickey and His Art
In this new book, the iconoclastic art critic gets the respect he deserves

Barbara Purcell, May 27, 2021

Five Graphic Novels That Will Supercharge Your Sequential Existence
Five Graphic Novels That Will Supercharge Your Sequential Existence
A smattering of comics to keep your clever eyes busy

Wayne Alan Brenner, May 20, 2021

<i>Paris Without Her: A Memoir</i> by Gregory Curtis
Paris Without Her: A Memoir
In his latest book, the Austin author walks through the City of Light to find a new life after his wife's death

Robert Faires, May 20, 2021

<i>The Hunting Wives</i> by May Cobb
The Hunting Wives
When the Austin author leads you into the Piney Woods for her new thriller, the trip is sultry and surprising

Rosalind Faires, May 13, 2021

Carrie Fountain's Third Collection of Poetry Illuminates the Day-to-Day
Carrie Fountain's Third Collection of Poetry Illuminates the Day-to-Day
The Austin author lives The Life

Rosalind Faires, May 6, 2021

"A Wished for and Welcome Guest" at Co-Lab Projects
The gallery has a new home, where it aims to make you feel like "A Wished for and Welcome Guest"

Robert Faires, April 22, 2021

“Altered Allusions: New Works by Nate Szarmach” at Davis Gallery
“Altered Allusions: New Works by Nate Szarmach” at Davis Gallery
In these paintings of Christian figures, the lack of focus is the focus

Robert Faires, April 15, 2021

"Dogs Heal in Borderlandia: Andrea Muñoz Martinez"
In this solo exhibition, the artist provides canine companions for a most colorful landscape

Robert Faires, March 18, 2021

"Andy St. Martin: The Weight" at Prizer Arts & Letters
In his newest show, the artist is, as ever, nothing if not commitment incarnate

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feb. 25, 2021

<i>The Swallowed Man</i> by Edward Carey
The Swallowed Man
The Austin author's rich and strange take on Pinocchio has Geppetto tell the story from the belly of the giant fish

Robert Faires, Feb. 4, 2021

"Kevin Greer: As the World Stood Still" at Davis Gallery
One man's mark-making movements set this show on fire

Wayne Alan Brenner, Jan. 28, 2021

"Renee Lai: A Study of Fences" at grayDUCK Gallery
In her grayDUCK Gallery solo exhibition, the artist considers not only what these barriers keep out but also what gets through them

Barbara Purcell, Jan. 21, 2021

"The Femme Abstract"
Moya McIntyre’s second edition of this group show ushers in the new year with a glorious plenitude of color and imagery

Robert Faires, Jan. 7, 2021

<i>Hotrod Golgotha</i> by W. Joe Hoppe
Hotrod Golgotha
In this collection, the Austin poet delivers a high octane paean to cars and all that makes them cool

Robert Faires, Dec. 30, 2020

Review: <i>The Nutcracker: Home for the Holidays</i>
The Nutcracker: Home for the Holidays
Ballet Austin's virtual version of the seasonal staple dances you closer to the magic than ever before

Robert Faires, Dec. 23, 2020

<i>The Zealot and the Emancipator</i> by H.W. Brands
The Zealot and the Emancipator by H.W. Brands
This history by the UT professor offers a new look at John Brown and Abraham Lincoln: side by side

Robert Faires, Dec. 23, 2020

Staging <i>Human Resources: The Musical</i> Despite the Pandemic
Staging Human Resources: The Musical Despite the Pandemic
Mallory Schlossberg knew she'd face challenges staging her new musical now, but she decided to just do it and figure it out

Dec. 3, 2020

<i>Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents</i> by Isabel Wilkerson
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
In her second book, the author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines and breaks down the unacknowledged social structure baked into our country

Rosalind Faires, Nov. 12, 2020

<i>Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir</i> by Natasha Trethewey
Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir by Natasha Trethewey
In her book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet is a daughter who returns to her mother's crime scene to reclaim herself

Barbara Purcell, Nov. 5, 2020

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