Exhibitions

Current

Orly Genger, Hurlyburly (detail), 2016. Recycled lobster rope and paint. Dimensions variable. Presented by the Waller Creek Conservancy in collaboration with The Contemporary Austin. Installation view, Waller Delta, Austin, 2016. Artwork © Orly Genger. Courtesy the artist. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Exhibition

Orly Genger: Hurlyburly

On view through February 2017

The Contemporary Austin and the Waller Creek Conservancy present Orly Genger: Hurlyburly, 2016, the first project of a new collaboration to bring significant, large-scale public art projects to the Waller Creek parks.

Upcoming

Monika Sosnowska, View of studio, Warsaw, Poland, 2016. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Photograph by Bartosz Górka.

Exhibition

Monika Sosnowska

November 5, 2016 – February 26, 2017

The Contemporary Austin presents a solo exhibition of work by the artist Monika Sosnowska.

Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria

John Grade, Canopy Tower, 2015. Ipe wood, rope, steel, and wire. 15 feet 9 inches high, 15 feet diameter. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria, Austin, 2015. Courtesy the artist and Cynthia Reeves. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Exhibition

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

Lise Haller Baggesen, Mothernism, 2013–ongoing. Audio-installation. Dimensions variable. Total running time: 75:00. Installation view (in action), Lise Haller Baggesen: Mothernism, The Contemporary Austin – Gatehouse Gallery at the Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria, 2016. Artwork © Lise Haller Baggesen. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Exhibition

Lise Haller Baggesen: Mothernism

February 13 – May 22, 2016

The Contemporary Austin presents Mothernism, a nomadic, interactive project created by the artist and writer Lise Haller Baggesen.

Mark Mothersbaugh, 1964 – Monument to the conquerors of space, 2012. Ink jet on paper. 43 x 65 3/10 inches. Courtesy the artist.

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Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia

February 13 – April 17, 2016

The Contemporary Austin presents Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia.

Roger Hiorns, A retrospective view of the pathway, 2008–2015. Foam, compressor, and polyester tanks. Dimensions variable. Installation view, Strange Pilgrims, The Contemporary Austin – Betty and Edward Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria, 2015. Artwork © Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London. Courtesy the artist; Luhring Augustine, New York; Corvi-Mora, London; and Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam. Image © The Contemporary Austin. Courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Exhibition

Strange Pilgrims

September 27, 2015 – January 24, 2016

Strange Pilgrims weaves fourteen artists into a loose collection of propositions occupying unconventional spaces and formats, defining “experiential art” as work that is immersive, participatory, performative, and kinetic, and favoring art from the vantage point of the phenomenological experience.