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

1,000 Years

A Studio Visit with Claude van Lingen by Kevin Ivester As I approached the front step of Claude van Lingen’s home studio, I could hear one of his totem-like television installations blaring from inside. He opened the door and politely invited me in as the chaotic sounds of our 24-hour news cycle grew louder. Nearly … Continue reading 1,000 Years