Exhibitions

Current

Deborah Roberts, Little man, little man, 2020. Collage printed on weather-resistant vinyl. Dimensions variable. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center on Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas, 2020. Artwork © Deborah Roberts. Courtesy the artist; Vielmetter Los Angeles; and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Colin Doyle.

Exhibition

Deborah Roberts, Little man, little man

September 15, 2020 – ONGOING

The Contemporary Austin presents Little man, little man by Deborah Roberts.

Nicole Eisenman, Procession, 2019–2020. Installation view, Nicole Eisenman: Sturm und Drang, The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center on Congress Avenue, 2020. Artwork © Nicole Eisenman. Courtesy the artist; Vielmetter Los Angeles; and Anton Kern Gallery, New York. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Colin Doyle.

Exhibition

Nicole Eisenman: Sturm und Drang

February 27 – November 15, 2020

The Contemporary Austin presents an exhibition of works by the artist Nicole Eisenman, the recipient of the museum’s 2020 Suzanne Deal Booth / FLAG Art Foundation Prize.

Jim Hodges, With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress), 2014–2016. Stainless steel, Dichrolam, acrylic, enamel paint, and LED lights. Installed, 84 x 1,737 x 10 inches. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – The Moody Rooftop at the Jones Center, Austin, Texas, 2017. Artwork © Jim Hodges. Courtesy the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels. Image © The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Exhibition

Jim Hodges: With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress)

December 17, 2016 – Ongoing

The Contemporary Austin unveils a new outdoor installation by artist Jim Hodges for The Moody Rooftop at the Jones Center.

Installation view, Perry Art Park, Austin, Texas, 2017, with (from left) Peter Reginato, Blue Float, 1978; Jim Huntington, Dayton, 1977; and Betty Gold, Alas #IV, 1994. Artwork and image courtesy The Contemporary Austin – Museum Without Walls Program. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Museum Without Walls

Museum Without Walls at Perry Park

May 6, 2017 – Ongoing

The Contemporary Austin’s Museum Without Walls program brings art beyond the walls of the museum and out into the community in new ways and in diverse venues.

Upcoming

Deborah Roberts, When you see me, 2019. Mixed media and collage on canvas. 65 x 120 inches. Framed, 67 1/4 x 122 inches. Artwork © Deborah Roberts. Image courtesy the artist and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London.

Exhibition

Deborah Roberts: I'm

January 23 – August 15, 2021

The Contemporary Austin presents an exhibition by Austin-based artist Deborah Roberts.

Torbjørn Rødland, Eggs, 2019. Chromogenic print on Kodak Endura paper. 23 5/8 x 30 inches. Edition 2 of 3, 1 AP. Artwork © Torbjørn Rødland. Courtesy the artist and NILS STÆRK, Copenhagen.

Exhibition

Torbjørn Rødland: Bible Eye

January 23 – August 15, 2021

The Contemporary Austin presents an exhibition by artist Torbjørn Rødland.

Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria

Paul McCarthy, White Snow #3, 2012. Bronze. 98 x 77 x 74 inches. Edition 3 of 3, with 2 AP. Collection of The Contemporary Austin. Purchased with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, 2017.1. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 2014. Artwork © Paul McCarthy. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Nancy Holt, Time Span, Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 1981. Concrete, stucco, and steel. 90 x 600 x 132 inches. Art © Holt-Smithson Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Courtesy the Holt-Smithson Foundation. The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria (formerly the Laguna Gloria Art Museum), Seven Sculptors Commission, 1981. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons, 2014.

SUPERFLEX, Lost Money, 2009. 2,000 coins of local currency (USD), welded with bolts. Edition 3 of 3, 1 AP. Dimensions variable. Collection of The Contemporary Austin. Purchased with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, 2016.4. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 2016. Artwork © SUPERFLEX. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

SUPERFLEX, Lost Money

Fall 2016 – ONGOING

Wangechi Mutu, Water Woman, 2017. Bronze. 36 x 65 x 70 inches. Edition 2 of 3, with 2 AP. Collection of The Contemporary Austin. Purchased with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, 2017.5. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 2017. Artwork © Wangechi Mutu. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Exhibition

Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria

The Contemporary Austin’s Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria is named in honor of a founding grant by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation. This contemporary art destination presents exhibitions and permanent outdoor art installations on a site of great natural beauty on Lake Austin.

Past

Theo Eshetu, Adieu Les Demoiselles, 2019. Single-channel HD video, color, sound. Running time: 8:45, looped. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin. Installation view, The Sorcerer’s Burden: Contemporary Art and the Anthropological Turn, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, Texas, 2019. Artwork © Theo Eshetu. Courtesy the artist and Axis Gallery, New York. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Colin Doyle.

Exhibition

The Sorcerer’s Burden: Contemporary Art and the Anthropological Turn

September 14, 2019 – February 2, 2020

The Sorcerer’s Burden highlights the relationship between art and anthropology as seen through the lens of eleven contemporary artists, with works representing a wide range of media spanning The Contemporary Austin’s two sites.

Installation view, Abraham Cruzvillegas: Hi, how are you, Gonzo?, The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center on Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas, 2019. Artwork © Abraham Cruzvillegas. Courtesy the artist and kurimanzutto, Mexico City and New York. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Exhibition

Abraham Cruzvillegas: Hi, how are you, Gonzo?

March 30 – July 14, 2019

The Contemporary Austin presents an exhibition by the artist Abraham Cruzvillegas.

Installation view ​(Motherhood), Janine Antoni and Anna Halprin: Paper Dance, The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center on Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas, 2019. Artwork © Janine Antoni. Courtesy the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Colin Doyle.

Exhibition

Janine Antoni and Anna Halprin: Paper Dance

January 23 – March 17, 2019

The Contemporary Austin presents an exhibition by the artist Janine Antoni in collaboration with Anna Halprin.

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