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Blanton Set to Open New Building on November 16

In celebration of the opening of the Blanton's second building, the Blanton Museum will hold an afternoon of live music, art activities, film screenings and architectural and gallery tours. Among the events scheduled for the public opening, Jed Perl, noted art critic for The New Republic, will present a special lecture celebrating Antoine Watteau and Perl's new book, Antoine's Alphabet.

Artists Chosen for the Outdoor Component of the 2009 Texas Biennial

Artists Ryah Christensen (Austin, TX), Bill Davenport (Houston, TX), Sasha Dela (Houston, TX), Buster Graybill (Huntsville, TX), Ken Little (San Antonio, TX), Colin McIntyre (Austin, TX) and Jill Pangallo (Austin, TX) have been selected to create temporary outdoor installations for the 2009 Texas Biennial.

Group exhibition artists will be announced on September 1, 2008.

Graham Reynolds & Peter Stopschinski's Golden Hornet goes Non-Profit

Since 1999, Graham Reynolds & Peter Stopschinski's Golden Hornet Project has presented new compositions by more than 30 composers. The Golden Hornet has recently gained 501c3 status, and its new board of directors includes Director Dana Friis-Hanson of the Austin Museum of Art.

United States Art Authority Closed

A matter of days after ...might be good Editor Claire Ruud mentioned The United States Art Authority in last month's From the Editor, the gallery announced that it would close due to permit issues with the City of Austin. The owners say they are hopeful that issues will soon be resolved and they will be able to resume operations in the future.

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