Exhibitions

Current

Ai Weiwei, Forever Bicycles, 2014. 1,254 bicycles. Dimensions variable. Installation view, Waller Creek Delta, The Contemporary Austin – Museum Without Walls Program, Austin, Texas, 2017. Artwork © Ai Weiwei Studio. Courtesy Ai Weiwei Studio and Lisson Gallery. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin / Waller Creek Conservancy. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

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Ai Weiwei

June 3, 2017 – Ongoing

The Contemporary Austin and Waller Creek Conservancy present two monumental works by internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, on view at the Waller Creek Delta and the Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria.

Garth Weiser, 18 (detail), 2015. Oil and enamel on canvas. 108 x 90 inches. Artwork © Garth Weiser. Collection of Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomilson Hill, New York. Image courtesy the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York. Photograph by Jean Vong.

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Garth Weiser: Paintings, 2008–2017

April 2 – August 27, 2017

The Contemporary Austin presents Garth Weiser: Paintings, 2008–2017, the first museum survey of the artist’s large-scale paintings.

Mark Lewis, Galveston (still), 2017. 4K digital film, transferred to 2K, silent. Running time: 7:15. Edition 1 of 3. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin. Artwork and image © Mark Lewis. Courtesy Mark Lewis Studio and Daniel Faria Gallery.

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Mark Lewis: Galveston

April 2 – August 27, 2017

The Contemporary Austin presents new work by the artist Mark Lewis at the Jones Center.

Anya Gallaccio, to see if time was there, 2017. Carved Texas limestone with granite, marble, sandstone, soapstone, and quartzite. 4 feet x 15 feet x 11 feet 10 inches. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 2017. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation. Artwork © Anya Gallaccio. Courtesy the artist and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles/New York/Tokyo. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

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Anya Gallaccio: to see if time was there

April 2, 2017 – Ongoing

The Contemporary Austin presents new work by the artist Anya Gallaccio at the Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria.

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.

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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.

Terry Allen, Road Angel, 2016. Bronze with audio and light. 65 x 181 x 81 1/2 inches. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 2016. Artwork © Terry Allen. Courtesy the artist and L.A. Louver. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation. Image © The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

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Terry Allen: Road Angel

December 17, 2016 – Ongoing

The Contemporary Austin presents Road Angel, a new work by artist Terry Allen.

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.

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Museum Without Walls at Perry Park

May 6, 2017 – Ongoing

Upcoming

John Bock, Dead + Juicy (still), 2017. HD video, sound. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin for the exhibition John Bock: Dead + Juicy, 2017. Artwork © John Bock. Courtesy the artist; Anton Kern Gallery, New York; and Regen Projects, Los Angeles. Photograph by David Schultz.

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John Bock: Dead + Juicy

September 23, 2017 – January 14, 2018

The Contemporary Austin presents an exhibition of new work by the artist John Bock.

Wangechi Mutu, Water Woman, 2017. Bronze. 36 x 65 x 70 inches. Edition of 3. Artwork © Wangechi Mutu. Image courtesy the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels. Photograph by David Regen.

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Wangechi Mutu

September 23, 2017 – January 14, 2018

The Contemporary Austin presents an exhibition of new and recent work by the artist Wangechi Mutu.

Ryan Gander, Earnest Hawker (performance detail), 2015. Artwork and image © Ryan Gander. Image courtesy the artist.

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Ryan Gander: The day to day accumulation of hope, failure and ecstasy

September 23, 2017 – Ongoing

The Contemporary Austin presents an outdoor project of new work by the artist Ryan Gander.

Carol Bove, From the Sun to Zurich, 2016. Stainless steel and urethane paint. 93 3/4 x 199 1/8 x 87 1/8 inches. Artwork © Carol Bove. Courtesy the artist, Maccarone New York/Los Angeles, and David Zwirner New York/London.

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Carol Bove

November 18, 2017 – Ongoing

The Contemporary Austin presents an outdoor exhibition of new and recent work by the artist Carol Bove.

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Rodney McMillian

February 3, 2018 – August 26, 2018

The Contemporary Austin presents a solo exhibition of work by the artist Rodney McMillian, the recipient of the museum’s inaugural Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize.

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Ragnar Kjartansson: S.S. Hangover

April 7 – May 4, 2018

The Contemporary Austin presents artist Ragnar Kjartansson: S.S. Hangover at Laguna Gloria.

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Huma Bhabha

September 15, 2018 – Ongoing

The Contemporary Austin presents work by the artist Huma Bhabha.

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Jessica Stockholder

September 15, 2018 – Ongoing

The Contemporary Austin presents work by the artist Jessica Stockholder.

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, Texas, 2015. Courtesy the artist and Cynthia Reeves. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

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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

Installation view, Lionel Maunz: Discovery of Honey / Work of the Family, The Contemporary Austin – Gatehouse Gallery at the Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria, 2017. Artwork © Lionel Maunz. Courtesy the artist and Bureau, New York. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Colin Doyle.

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Lionel Maunz: Discovery of Honey / Work of the Family

February 18 – May 14, 2017

The Contemporary Austin presents Discovery of Honey / Work of the Family, an exhibition of new and existing work by the artist Lionel Maunz.

Danae Stratou, Concentric, 2016. Installation rendering for The Contemporary Austin – Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria, 2016. Artwork © the artist. Image courtesy the artist.

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Danae Stratou: Concentric

December 17, 2016 – Ongoing

The Contemporary Austin presents Concentric, a new work by artist Danae Stratou.

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

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Monika Sosnowska: Habitat

November 22, 2016 – February 26, 2017

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