Patrick Puckett by Rachel Stephens The conversation begins with popping a Tecate and turning on an Elvis record. It’s to be a long conversation, one with dark turns and pleasant surprises and an unknown end. A sometimes- painful conversation that aches until the next one begins. Patrick opens his sketchbook, gridding out the figure in … Continue reading Beer + Elvis: The Evolution of a Painting
Following THIRST, a Rauschenberg Grant Recipient by Marjorie Flanagan If you seek strange and interesting art themes, tantalizing new techniques and mind-blowing collaborations, dig deep. Austin artists are carving out their niches with heartfelt vigor. Those who look will be rewarded with Women & Their Work’s latest highly charged art eruption, THIRST. As a recent … Continue reading Boom!
Open Room Austin photography by Travis Hallmark You’ve seen it time and time again, either cruising by on bike or stuck in traffic on Cesar Chavez. You’ve noticed it’s a table, admired those distinct lamps. But you’ve also probably wondered what it is exactly, and how it came to be. Nestled between the train tracks … Continue reading AIPP: Art in Public Places
The Study of Aloneness by Amanda Gorence Austin-based photographer Suzanne Koett’s personal work often stems from a fear or conflict that she is attempting to demystify or settle through the artistic process. The Study of Aloneness, shot between 2010 and 2012, came about in this way when a life occurrence sparked a desire to look … Continue reading Suzanne Koett