MBG Issue #22: April 14, 2004

Issue # 22April 14, 2004April 14, 2004share with a friend:reviewsDos Maestros: Dr. Atl & Mardonio Magana Mexic-Arte Museum March 29- May 9, 2004 Mexic-Arte’s current exhibition is a gem. The drawings of the eccentric but influential Dr. Atl (his whacky NahuatI I pseudonym means Dr. Water – go figure!), are strangely compelling. These 99 drawings register his obsessive renderings of … Read More

MBG Issue #21: March 30, 2004

Issue # 21March 30, 2004March 30, 2004share with a friend:reviewsIs a Theme Necessary: Featuring work by Nektaria Asmargianaki, Heyd Fontenot, Dana Hargrove, Andrea Hornick, and Grant Miller Studio 107 March 20 – April 30, 2004 Looking for something to do on a lonely, rainy day? Well, look no further! Go check out “Is a Theme Necessary?” at Studio 107! It … Read More

MBG Issue #20: March 11, 2004

Issue # 20March 11, 2004March 11, 2004share with a friend:reviewsJim Hodges Austin Museum of Art, Downtown February 21 – May 23, 2004 Jim Hodges takes pantone color chips, light bulbs, silk flowers and chains and manipulates them by stitching, affixing, cutting, and linking. Although he uses everyday materials, his primary concerns are color and light, time and perception. The work … Read More

MBG Issue #19: February 24, 2004

Issue # 19February 24, 2004February 24, 2004share with a friend:eventsArtists Respond: Cesar Paternosto, Wednesday, February 25, 12pm and Cecilia Vicuna, Wednesday March 3, 12pm Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin Both featured in the Blanton’s current exhibition, Fishing in International Waters: New Acquisitions From the Latin Amehcan Collection, artists Cesar Paternosto and Cecilia Vicuna will … Read More

MBG Issue #18: February 3, 2004

Issue # 18February 3, 2004February 3, 2004share with a friend:reviewsTroy Brauntuch Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York January 10 – February 14, 2003 Why can’t we see work like this at home? Austin-based artist Troy Brauntuch is currently in a group exhibition at the Friedrich Petzel Gallery in New York. The show features work by Brauntuch, Keith Edmier, and Richard Phillips … Read More

MBG Issue #17: January 30, 2004

Issue # 17January 30, 2004January 30, 2004share with a friend:reviewsGoing West Arthouse January 24 – March 7, 2004 While perhaps exploring an all too common theme, Going West does present a unique and intriguing look at the iconography of the West. The video by Mungo Thompson is a real winner: a slideshow of stills taken from the old Roadrunner cartoons … Read More

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MBG Issue #16: January 14, 2004

Issue # 16January 14, 2004January 14, 2004share with a friend:reviewsThe Januarists: Shaune Kolber, Jack Shelton, Emily Smith The Fresh Up Club January 7 – January 28, 2004 The Fresh Up Club kicks off the new year with one of its strongest shows to date! Featuring the work of Austin artists Shaune Kolber, Jack Shelton and Emily Smith, “The Januarists” plays … Read More