Old & Guard Vanguard

Gracelee Lawrence & Ryan Hawk respond to Charles Umlauf by Catherine Zinser The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum was established in 1991 to house the collection of work given to the city of Austin by twentieth century sculptor, Charles Umlauf (1911–1994). When the current curator, Katie Edwards, interviewed for her position just over two years … Continue reading Old & Guard Vanguard

ON THE SOUTH MALL

The Deconstruction of an Artist’s Vision by Rachel Stephens and Judith Taylor In April, red and yellow spray paint expressed deep-seated feelings on the base of the Jefferson Davis statue on The University of Texas at Austin’s main mall. The slogans “Davis must fall” and “Emancipate UT,” set the stage for the controversy that heightened … Continue reading ON THE SOUTH MALL

NANCY RUBINS

STREET ART: Outdoor Public Sculpture for the UT Campus by Erika Huddleston Standing on the sidewalk in January below a crane and a cherrypicker, Nancy Rubins directed the installation of her sculpture, Monochrome for Austin, commissioned for the University of Texas (UT) Public Art Collection. “Here was this petite woman with a walkie talkie and … Continue reading NANCY RUBINS

ART IN NATURE

Laguna Gloria’s Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park Realizes Inherent Essence of Austin’s Art Identity by Macy Ryan If we are lucky in life, we get to observe those rare and historically significant moments of destiny being actualized, of evolution taking shape, where a metamorphosis lends progress to the human condition. If we are truly … Continue reading ART IN NATURE