Davis Gallery’s ‘Of Warp and Weft’

I dropped by Davis Gallery after work this past Thursday, to check out their current two-person show, Of Warp and Weft. It features Austin-based artists Caprice Pierucci and Charles Heppner. Pierucci’s flowing wooden sculptures are pretty amazing. The light-colored ones almost look like the bones of some giant fish. A lady I was chatting withContinue reading “Davis Gallery’s ‘Of Warp and Weft’”

A Flying Visit to My Giant on a Hot Day

This past weekend, I paid a visit to my giant silver friend on the shores of Lake Austin at Laguna Gloria, one of the sites of our local art museum The Contemporary Austin. It had been a while since I had been by to see him, and I’d forgotten what a behemoth he is. At 33Continue reading “A Flying Visit to My Giant on a Hot Day”

In the Round with Sol LeWitt

This is a work by Sol LeWitt called Circle with Towers. It has been in place in front of the Gates computer science building on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin since 2012 as part of the university’s Landmarks public art program. (Another incarnation had been erected in New York City’s Madison Square ParkContinue reading “In the Round with Sol LeWitt”

Bring on the Bookplates

This past weekend, I checked out the Ex Libris show of original bookplates at RECSPEC gallery. A friend of mine had a piece in the show. The idea for these works really struck a chord with me, as a lover of both books and art. I love the idea that you can express your individualityContinue reading “Bring on the Bookplates”

Sipping Wine for Salvador Dalí

This past Saturday night, a friend and I went to check out the opening reception for a show of Salvador Dalí prints and drawings for sale at Russell Fine Art Gallery. I’ve been to openings at the Russell many times. It’s one of the few places in Austin (that I know of) that brings inContinue reading “Sipping Wine for Salvador Dalí”