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January 2015
 

 

Landmarks

Landmarks Public Art Tour: Formalism vs. Conceptualism
Sunday, January 4, 11 am
Perry-Castañeda Library, 101 East 21st Street
Austin, TX 78705
Join Landmarks for a themed walking tour exploring modern and contemporary sculpture on the UT campus. See works by Anthony Caro, Willard Boepple, and Sol LeWitt as your docent discusses movements that emphasized balance and rhythm over subject. Meet at Joel Perlman's Square Tilt in front of the Perry-Castañeda Library on 21st and Speedway.

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Wally Workman Gallery

Gordon Fowler
Impressions of the Annandale - A Texas Ranch for All Time
January 8, 5-8 pm
Preview Evening, Hill Country Conservancy Fundraiser

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grayDUCK Gallery

After Some Reflection
Friday, January 9, 7-10 pm
Opening Reception

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The Contemporary Austin

Second Saturdays are for Families
January 10, 11am-3pm
Every second Saturday of the month, The Contemporary Austin offers hands-on art-making workshops at Laguna Gloria, inspired by the exhibitions on view. Join us between 11am–3pm to see family-friendly performances, meet local artists, and make art to take home.
Recommended for ages 2–11.
$5 member families // $10 non-member families.

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Wally Workman Gallery

Gordon Fowler
Impressions of the Annandale - A Texas Ranch for All Time
Saturday, January 10, 6-8 pm
Opening reception

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Big Medium

Whole Foods Community Giving Day
January 14
Join us next Wednesday, January 14,at the Gateway or Arbor Trails Whole Foods to help create the design for the 2015 EAST & WEST catalogs! From 11am-7pm we'll be in store with a 4 x 8' canvas for you to create on. We'll then incorporate the finished artwork into the design of both catalogs.
Whole Foods will donate a total of 5% of the day's net sales to Big Medium, Ballet Austin, and Zach Theatre. So mark your calendar to do your grocery shopping on January 14 and make something amazing with us!

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Landmarks

Performance and Q&A with Woodcut Motion Picture Artist Jay Bolotin
Thursday, January 15, 5:30 pm
The Off Center, 2211-A Hidalgo, Austin, TX 78702
Landmarks presents a performance and Q&A with artist, writer, musician, performer, and filmmaker Jay Bolotin in association with PrintAustin. The performance and Q&A are preceded by a screening of The Jackleg Testament Part I: The Story of Jack & Eve and followed by a reception. The event is free and open to filmmakers, printmakers, and lovers of both. Refreshments are provided and seating is limited.

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Wally Workman Gallery

Katherine Polk | In Her Place
January 15 through February 14
upstairs gallery
Opening reception: Thursday, January 15, 6-8 pm

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Blanton Museum - UT

La línea continua
Thursday, January 15, 6:30 pm
Talk, Blanton curator of Latin American art Beverly Adams
Blanton curator of Latin American art Beverly Adams discusses the dialogues between European art and pioneering Latin American artists featured in the Tate collection.

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Gallery Shoal Creek

Sarah Amos + Karen Kunc + Koichi Yamamoto
January 16, 6-8 pm
Opening Reception

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Photo Méthode Gallery

Hannah Neal: Left Bank
January 16, 6-8 pm
Opening reception

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Flatbed Press and Gallery

"West Through East... East Through West"
Japanese woodblock prints of Daryl Howard
January 16, 6-8 pm
Artist's Reception

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Flatbed Press and Gallery

Bob Schneider and Terry Allen: Outside the Lines
January 16, 6-8 pm
Artist's Reception

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Flatbed Press and Gallery

Peregrine Press: A Texas Legacy
January 16, 6-8 pm
Artist's Receptio
Interview with Master Printer Mike Hart, conducted by Katherine Brimberry: January 16, 5:30pm

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Davis Gallery

Orna Feinstein: Now and Zen
Friday, January 16, 7-9 pm
Opening Reception

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Big Medium

Line Upon Line
January 16, 8 pm
Join us in the Big Medium Gallery for line upon line's series show #2. line upon line percussion welcomes guest artists Sam Pluta (electronics) and Peter Evans (trumpet) to town for an improvised set and tackles two of Sam's great works for percussion trio, Matrices and Machine Language.
Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door

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Gallery Shoal Creek

Sarah Amos + Karen Kunc + Koichi Yamamoto
January 17, 2 pm
Artists' Talks

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Big Medium

The Contemporary Print
January 17, 6-9 pm
Opening Reception
Jurors' Pick Winner Announced: 8 pm

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Art.Science.Gallery.

Ins & Outs
Saturday, January 17, 6-9 pm
Opening reception

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Modern Rocks Gallery

Modern Rocks presents Un-Modern Carlos
Saturday, January 17, 6-10 pm
Opening Reception

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The Contemporary Austin

JJ PEET: BRAIN to HAND to OBJECT_
Saturday, January 24
Gatehouse Gallery at the Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria
FREE
Artists in Conversation: Tom Sachs and JJ PEET, 1 pm
JJ PEET: BARTER_STATION, 2-3 pm

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Women & Their Work

Sara Frantz: Between Borderlands
Saturday, January 24, 7-9 pm
Opening Reception

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Yard Dog

JIM SHERRADEN
Personal Woodcuts: 1983 to Present
Saturday, January 24, 7-9 pm
Opening Reception

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Blanton Museum - UT

SoundSpace: Free Music and Community
Sunday, January 25, 2 pm
Highlights of the program include performances by legendary jazz musicians and activists, noted contemporary improvisers, and original choreography.
SoundSpace: Free Music and Community is open to the public and included with the purchase of general museum admission.
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ART on 5th

New Perspectives in Printmaking
Saturday, January 31, 7-9 pm
Reception

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