Big Medium + Big Art in Austin Texas

  The future of public art along Austin’s Waller Creek received major support thanks to a $1.1 million donation from the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation “Lately, I’ve been thinking about what life is like without art. I think art is one of the best things people do. When they’re at their best, they’re being creative. Creative thinking goes away, it’s followed by not thinking, not trying to solve problems. I think society is at its best when it’s being very creative.” – Joseph Kincannon, Sculptor Let’s keep our community…

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Guide To Austin Public Art

  ART IN PUBLIC PLACES Established by the City in 1985, the Art in Public Places (AIPP) program collaborates with local & nationally-known artists to include the history and values of our community into cultural landmarks that have become cornerstones of Austin’s identity. The City of Austin was the first municipality in Texas to make a commitment to include works of art in construction projects. By ordinance, 2% of eligible capital improvement project budgets are allocated to commission or purchase art for that site. Austin’s Public Art Collection is found…

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the Art of #Occupy

When Occupy Wall Street (OWS) sprang up in September 2011 with the occupation of New York City’s Zuccotti Park, its birth was announced with a particularly arresting and now iconic image – that of a ballerina on top of the Wall Street bull, which appeared in Adbusters, the Vancouver-based anti-consumerist magazine. The bull is just one of the many new symbols that has emerged out of Occupy graphic art, and it is joined by more traditional images (e.g. the raised fists in Fightback), plus appropriations and re-interpretations (e.g. the Guy Fawkes mask, and…

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Area Wine Events

    From Visually. Category Festival Name City Region Country Season Combo Texas Wine and Song Festival Austin TX USA Fall Wine Avinger Wine Festival Avinger Texas USA Fall Combo Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival Bryan TX USA Fall Wine Beaujolais & Beyond Wine Festival Dallas TX USA Fall Wine Wine Cruise Night Event Dallas Texas USA Fall Combo Dripping with Taste Wine and Food Festival Dripping Springs TX USA Fall Beer Flying Saucer’s BeerFeast in Fort Worth Fort Worth Texas USA Fall Combo Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest…

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The Blue Star Art Complex in San Antonio

The Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum  the acting contemporary art museum of San Antonio, Texas, USA. Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum 116 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204 (210) 227-6960 | Contact Us | Hours Blue Star Contemporary gratefully acknowledges major support from the City of San Antonio Department for Culture & Creative Development; The Kronkosky Charitable Foundation; The Lifshutz Family; Ann Griffith Ash; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Charles C. Butt; Capital Group; Penelope Speier and Sonny Collins; H-E-B; Ricos Products Co., Inc.; Valero Energy Corporation; and Weston Urban. Additional…

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Artstrada magazine links

Below you will find links to Artstrada magazine’s social media and other web presence links. Keep up with what’s up!!!    PINTEREST   TWITTER   SOUNDCLOUD   FACEBOOK   DISQUS   VIMEO   BLOGSPOT    

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[upcoming] TATOO CONVENTIONS

Upcoming Tattoo Conventions March 2016 View this email in your browser     ☆  March ☆    Mondial du Tatouage 4 – 6 March | ParisMarch starts with one of the most interesting events of the year. After a long awaited return in 2013, the Mondial du Tatouage has become the world record breaking convention in attendance with 28.000 visitors in 2014, and 32.000 in 2015. This year, the convention will take place at The Grande Halle de la Villette March 4, 5, and 6 2016. Once again it has a prestigious line up of artists,…

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Austin Nightlife Guides – Austin 360 Best of Austin: Nightlife – Texas Monthly 6th street Austin, Texas – a TOTAL Austin entertainment guide What is the best Austin nightlife? – Austin, US – Forbes Travel Guide Austin Nightlife – Clubs, Bars & Nightlife Tips – Virtual Tourist Austin Nightlife – Southern Living       BEST NIGHTCLUBS OF ALL TIME      Tunnel City: New York Address: 220 12th Ave. Status: Closed Website: n/a Berghain City: Berlin Address: Rüdersdorfer Straße 70 Status: Open Website: berghain.de Space Miami City: Miami Address:…

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Ar†stråda Magazine – ART

Artstrada Magazine

Austin’s Local Artists have called the ATX and the Texas Hill Country Home and have also scattered to far away places such as New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, Paris, London to influence the entire planet Earth!  Artists of Texas 10 Texas Artists Who Explore the Beauty of the Lone Star State Texas Artist Index-Online Gallery-More-Buy/Sell Texas Art Current State Artists | Texas Commission on the Arts ART|MOTO|BITES|NITES|UNIQUE Lora Reynolds Gallery 360 Nueces Street, Suite 50; Open Wednesday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Big Medium 5305 Bolm Road #12; Open Monday,…

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