Six Austin art must-sees during SXSW

We know. You’ve come to Austin for SXSW.

But Austin’s culture runs much deeper than this month’s flurry of film/tech/music.

DEVO frontman Mark Mothersbaugh. Photo by Jay Janner.
DEVO frontman Mark Mothersbaugh. Photo by Jay Janner/American-Statesman.

 

From the exhibit of art by DEVO frontman Mark Mothersbaugh at the Contemporary Austin to the sweeping retrospective of the edgy art of the 1990s at the Blanton Museum of Art to the undulating blue sea of Orly Genger’s playful installation “Hurlyburly,” Austin has plenty to offer for a little visual respite from too much festival-festing.

Check out our online guide for our recommendations for the best of what’s percolating right now on Austin’s art scene: Six Austin art must-sees during SXSW

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Beverely Semmes, “Famous Twins,” 1993. Photo by Jeanne Claire van Ryzin

 

 

 

Author: Jeanne Claire van Ryzin

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin is the arts critic for the Austin American-Statesman. She writes about visual art, theater, dance, music, performance, public art, architecture and just about any combination thereof.

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