Self, Searching

The Afterlife of Artifacts: Assemblages by Barbara Irwin, John Sager, Larry Seaman, Steve Brudniak and Steve Wiman written by Hannah Roberts A rainbow of collected color greets each guest to Davis Gallery for The Afterlife of Artifacts, a group show featuring the work of five Austin assemblage artists. Colorful Exploration, a conglomerate spectrum of organic … Continue reading Self, Searching

Mechanations

John Peralta by Rachel Stephens There’s a strange but familiar object, outdated and broken Pushed far under a table in the stale vintage shop. I found it, sleeping under a pile of other unwanteds Counting the passage of time in dust. This tool, once so sturdy, now feels so fragile As I drag it from … Continue reading Mechanations

Raucous Reality

Terry Allen’s Road Angel by Veronica Ceci Road Angel was only beckoning in comparative softness towards inevitable raucous reality. Terry Allen’s new artwork on the grounds of The Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria was experienced by my ears before the rest of me. My eyes were busy with John Grade’s Canopy Tower, a nearby work, … Continue reading Raucous Reality