special call: Ellsworth Kelly’s austin

In conjunction with the Blanton Museum of Art and its permanent installation, Ellsworth Kelly's Austin, we are seeking ekphrastic and/or inspired work operating in direct response to Austin. Below are some featured pieces by artists and writers who have been inspired by Austin and responded to this incredible space.

 
 
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KELLY EKPHRASTIC WORKSHOP

BAT CITY REVIEW & FREE MINDS AUSTIN

On Sunday November 6th, Bat City Review partnered with Free Minds Austin for a ekphrastic writing workshop on Ellsworth Kelly's Austin. Michener alum and Free Minds educator Vivé Griffith led a group of 8 Free Minds Students through a short history of the practice of ekphrastic writing. 

 
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Reflection on austin

BY ALICIA WELLS

“This piece was taken just before the private opening reception for Ellsworth Kelly's Austin. It had just finished raining when I happened on Austin. Because of the angle of the morning sun and the wet pavement; a near perfect mirror reflection of . . .