Art and Arnold

Austin’s Hail Mary Attempt To Save the East Austin Art Scene

  “Artists are their own worst enemies.” I didn’t say that; someone involved in the Austin art community did. This person was referring to artists’ tendency to do things for … Continue reading

July 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Chris Guarino: From the Unknown”

The haunting array of sculptural mutants displayed at Art on 5th are at once foreign and familiar, frightening and comical REVIEWED BY H.C. ARNOLD, FRI., JUNE 17, 2016     Nestled between … Continue reading

July 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Ann Johnson: Converse: Real Talk” at Women & Their Work

The artist has created a valuable space in which gallery-goers can sit and discuss racism in America Ann Johnson wants you to talk. She wants you to put your phone … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rachel K. Bury and Zack Ingram at grayDUCK

At first glance, you could mistake grayDUCK Gallery’s Current Affairs show in Austin for a solo show. You’d be wrong. Or you might think that the two participating artists at least know each other … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

“De la Complicidad con la Agresión: Works by Miguel A. Aragón”

I wonder how many South American drug cartel bosses gritted their teeth when Colorado legalized marijuana. Did we feel them cringe at the thought of their decreased revenue stream? Drug … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Everything is evolving, everything is falling apart: Jamie Panzer at Big Medium

I’m confident you won’t misinterpret Jamie Panzer’s solo show If Love Is The Answer, What Is The Question: A Science Fair, currently at Big Medium in Austin. This isn’t because the show is full … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

“McKay Otto: Ever or Ever” at CAMIBAart

McKay Otto understands silence. He understands it in the same way you do, if you’ve ever stood on top of Mt. Bonnell and looked out over Lake Austin on a … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment