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The University of Texas at Austin to Honor Walter Cronkite’s Legacy and Unveil Public Art Installation by Ben Rubin

The University of Texas at Austin announces the dedication of Walter Cronkite Plaza on April 19, 2012, in front of the Jesse H. Jones Communication complex, featuring the premiere of a public art installation by new media artist Ben Rubin.

Sol LeWitt’s “Circle with Towers” Acquired by The University of Texas at Austin

The concrete block structure "Circle with Towers" by Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) has been purchased by Landmarks, the public art program of The University of Texas at Austin, from the Madison Square Park Conservancy in New York.

Landmarks Introduces Landmarks Video

Landmarks Video presents an ongoing series of highly regarded and influential works of video art from the past five decades, including works by Richard Serra, William Kentridge, Bruce Nauman and Joan Jonas. The video program aims to familiarize the university community with important titles, stimulate conversation and research, and situate the genre of video art…   » Continue Reading

Landmarks Hosts Art Night Austin E.A.S.T. After-Party and Artist Party

Event: Join Landmarks for an after-party on Austin’s east side with special guest David Ellis. To celebrate the university’s recent commission of Ellis’s motion painting, “Animal,” Landmarks is collaborating with Art Alliance Austin and East Austin Studio Tour (E.A.S.T.) for a special night of entertainment at Pine Street Station. The after-party celebrates local Austin artists…   » Continue Reading

Landmarks Premieres David Ellis’s “Animal” at Inauguration of New Visual Arts Center

David Ellis's motion painting "Animal," created in residence at The University of Texas at Austin, will be premiered on Sept. 24 at the inauguration of the new Visual Arts Center.

Visual Arts Center to Celebrate Grand Opening Sept. 24-26

A celebration weekend in September will highlight the grand opening of the new Visual Arts Center at The University of Texas at Austin, a vibrant new collaboration and exhibition space created by the College of Fine Arts' Department of Art and Art History near the corner of 23rd Street and Trinity Street.

David Ellis Artist in Residence at The University of Texas at Austin

New York artist David Ellis, known for his stunning motion paintings, will be in residence at the Visual Arts Center (VAC) from March 22 to April 30 to create an original video commissioned by Landmarks, the public art program at The University of Texas at Austin.

Professor Linda Henderson Gives a Public Lecture “Rethinking Sculpture in the 1960s and Beyond,” March 11

Event: Landmarks Public Art Program at The University of Texas at Austin will host a lecture by Art and Art History Professor Linda Henderson. Henderson will focus on three artists whose works are presented by Landmarks: Mark di Suvero, Friedrich Kiesler and Tony Smith. This event is free and open to the public. When: Thursday,…   » Continue Reading

Landmarks Introduces New Mobile Web Site

Landmarks, the public art program at The University of Texas at Austin, has introduced a new mobile Web site that enables visitors to browse information about works in the Landmarks collection on any Web-enabled mobile device. While viewing the collection of modern and contemporary works throughout the main campus, visitors can use Landmarks mobile to…   » Continue Reading

Landmarks Commissions Artist David Ellis for Video to Premiere at Inauguration of New Visual Arts Center

The Landmarks public art program at The University of Texas at Austin has commissioned New York artist David Ellis, known for his stunning motion paintings, to create an original video for the university.