Harry Ransom Center

Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange, 1920-1945 at the Harry Ransom Center, September 11, 2017–January 1, 2018 written by Maryhelen Murray Employing several collections within the Harry Ransom Center archives as their vehicle, exhibition curators Donald Albrecht and Thomas Mellins give an account of a two-decade, transnational set of dialogues between Mexico and the … Continue reading Harry Ransom Center

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John Peralta by Rachel Stephens There’s a strange but familiar object, outdated and broken Pushed far under a table in the stale vintage shop.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