Exhibitions

Current

Carol Bove, Flying V, 2017. Steel, stainless steel, and urethane paint. 66 x 57 x 36 inches. Commissioned in part by The Contemporary Austin with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation. Artwork © Carol Bove. Courtesy the artist; Maccarone, New York/Los Angeles; and David Zwirner, New York/London.

Exhibition

Carol Bove

November 18, 2017 – November 2018

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

Ryan Gander, The day to day accumulation of hope, failure and ecstasy — The zenith of your career (The Last Degas), 2017. Bronze and stainless steel. 67 x 41 x 24 inches. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 2017. Artwork © Ryan Gander. Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery, London / New York. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Exhibition

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.

David Deming, Mystic Raven, 1983. Painted steel. 264 x 192 x 72 inches. Collection of The Contemporary Austin. Gift of TRST Congress, Inc., 1992.10. Installation view, Pease Park at Shoal Creek Greenbelt, Austin, Texas, 2017. Artwork and image courtesy The Contemporary Austin – Museum Without Walls Program. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Exhibition

Museum Without Walls at Pease Park

December 16, 2017 – Ongoing

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.

Exhibition

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.

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. Collection of The Contemporary Austin. Commission, purchased with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, 2017.4. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 2017. Artwork © Anya Gallaccio. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Exhibition

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.

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.

Terry Allen, Road Angel, 2016. Bronze with audio and light. 65 x 181 x 81 1/2 inches. Collection of The Contemporary Austin. Commission, purchased with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, 2017.2. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 2016. Artwork © Terry Allen. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Exhibition

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.

Exhibition

Museum Without Walls at Perry Park

May 6, 2017 – Ongoing

Upcoming

Rodney McMillian, Untitled (neighbors) (still), 2017. Single-channel video, color, sound. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin, with funds provided by the Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize. Artwork © Rodney McMillian. Image courtesy the artist, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, and Maccarone, New York.

Exhibition

Rodney McMillian: Against a Civic Death

February 1 – 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.

Elmgreen & Dragset, Watching, 2017. Bronze, black patina, and wax. 126 x 39 1/2 x 33 1/2 inches. Installation rendering for The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria, 2017. Artwork © Elmgreen & Dragset. Artwork and image courtesy the artists and Galerie Perrotin. Simulation by Anja Schiller.

Exhibition

Elmgreen & Dragset: Watching

April 1, 2018 – Ongoing

The Contemporary Austin presents Elmgreen & Dragset: Watching at Laguna Gloria.

Ragnar Kjartansson, S.S. Hangover, 2013. Performance for a boat and brass sextet. Music by Kjartan Sveinsson. Originally performed in the Arsenale, Venice, during the 55th Venice Biennale, Italy, June 1 to November 24, 2013, daily for six hours. Artwork © Ragnar Kjartansson. Courtesy the artist; Luhring Augustine, New York; and i8 Gallery, Reykjavik. Photograph by Lilja Birgisdóttir.

Exhibition

Ragnar Kjartansson: S.S. Hangover

April 7 – May 6, 2018

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

Exhibition

Huma Bhabha

September 15, 2018 – Ongoing

The Contemporary Austin presents work by the artist Huma Bhabha.

Exhibition

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. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria, Austin, 2015. Artwork © John Grade. Courtesy the artist and Cynthia Reeves. 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

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.

Exhibition

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 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

Wangechi Mutu

September 23, 2017 – January 14, 2018

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

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.

Exhibition

Mark Lewis: Galveston

April 2 – August 27, 2017

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