Malou Flato

A Painter of Place by Jeanne Claire van Ryzin Top photograph by Victoria Goodman Malou Flato keeps her paints and brushes tidily arranged in a lidded plastic tub. On a mid-February visit to her studio, the tub rests on the floor near the door. “I’ve got everything I need in there, ready to go,” says … Continue reading Malou Flato

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

Warhol by the Book

At The Blanton Museum by Ellen Heck Viewers become aware of books as collections of content that can be packaged and repackaged. And then that very packaging turns right around to itself become content. Three galleries and a reading room take viewers decade by decade through Andy Warhol’s lifelong relationship with books. Organized by the … Continue reading Warhol by the Book