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Picnic at The Contemporary Austin

Liam Gillick @ The Contemporary Austin   Looking for something fun to do Sunday? The Contemporary Austin is holding a fundraiser picnic among the supercool outdoor sculpture garden at Laguna Gloria. Featuring the work of artists Liam Gillick [...]

Art Week: Events

Okay, so I've been playing hooky with the blog the past two days. My apologies for "Art Week" turning into such a short stint, but I can at least fill you in on some don't-miss art-related events going on this [...]

Exhibit: Nick Cave at Arthouse

Chicago artist Nick Cave Thanks to Suzi Q for hipping me to an exhibit of artist Nick Cave's work at Artpost, running through February 24th. Locals, if you think that name's familiar, you're thinking of the dude in [...]

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Event: Futuristic Design Exhibit

If you're like me and have been intrigued by the image on this poster for the Norman Bel Geddes exhibit at the Ransom Center, you'd better get a move on because the exhibit is closing January 6th! From Austin's Cultural [...]

Claire’s Holiday Shopping Guide

Room Fu Decorologist Claire Patrick has put together a shopping guide that ROCKS for the gift-giving season (and beyond). Reading this has made me want to hit the stores immediately--a huge feat for someone who normally loathes getting within 100 [...]

E.A.S.T. Recap, Day 1

Yesterday I only ended up with two hours to spend studio-hopping along the E.A.S.T. tour, having promised my bunny-obsessed seven-year old that we would volunteer at a local bunny shelter. That endeavor ended up taking far longer than I had [...]

Save the Dates!

Second only to Christmas on my list of eagerly-anticipated annual events is the East Austin Studio Tour, and it's almost time for the 2012 tour!! I can hardly wait. If you've never been before, this is a great opportunity to [...]

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Fab Follows: Matt Locke

Longtime readers know that Design Star Season 3 runner-up Matt Locke and I go waaaay back. But our history doesn't make me biased toward his talent and creative abilities--his talent and creative abilities are simply a matter of fact. And [...]

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Design Star Matt Locke’s Latest Projects

I haven't even started writing a post about last night's dreadful episode of Design Star.  While I'm hashing that out, feast your eyes on Season 3 runner up Matt Locke's latest projects: BEFORE: Matt's client's has a beach house in [...]

Artist of the Day: Robin Cheers

Cheers to Room Fu client Robin Cheers for being featured at an upcoming show at Russell Collection Fine Art called "Best of Texas."  I don't know how she does it, but Robin's able to capture fleeting moments of everyday life [...]