Exhibitions

Current

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, 2016. 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.

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

Exhibition

Monika Sosnowska: Habitat

November 22, 2016 – February 26, 2017

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

Lionel Maunz, Annunciation (detail), 2017. Steel and iron. 71 3/4 x 36 3/4 x 52 1/4 inches. Artwork © Lionel Maunz. Artwork and image courtesy the artist and Bureau, New York.

Exhibition

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.

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.

Exhibition

Terry Allen: Road Angel

December 17, 2016 – Ongoing

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

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 26, 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

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.

Exhibition

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. Video. 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.

Anya Gallaccio, reference image for outdoor sculpture, 2017. Artwork © Anya Gallaccio. Courtesy the artist and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles/New York/Tokyo. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation.

Exhibition

Anya Gallaccio

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.

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.

Exhibition

Danae Stratou: Concentric

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

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

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

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.

Exhibition

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.