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Take a look at HOPE Outdoor Gallery’s new home

  Rendering of planned HOPE Gallery space in Carson Creek Courtesy of Chioco Design Construction the new HOPE Outdoor Gallery has begun. The facility in Carson Creek, about 10 miles from Downtown Austin, will be the new home of the graffiti park on Baylor Street, which for six-plus years has been a venue for spontaneous street art of all …

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Hope Set to open 2021

This comes after it was previously reported the art park would reopen in the summer of 2019.       AUSTIN, Texas — HOPE Outdoor Gallery, an Austin institution that sadly closed earlier this year, is set to open its new location in 2020, according to KVUE’s media partners at the Austin American-Statesman. The gallery, previously located at Baylor Street near …

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Basquiat Maintains Grip On Art World

In 2019, art lovers and museums celebrated the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo. In 2020, it’s his Renaissance contemporary, Raphael, whose passing receives the quincentennial treatment. In the year 2488, Jean-Michel Basquiat figures to be similarly honored. Though 2020 represents no significant milestone marking his death from drug overdose at the age of 27 in 1988, …

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Behind The Scenes With Sleep Is Famous

Austin has many street artists, but few of them are as ubiquitous as “Sleep.” Sleep, also known as Sleep is Famous, appears everywhere you look on our streets. His iconic image, an old-fashioned TV with rabbit-ear antenna and tiny stick figure feet, clings onto road signs, subverts fossil fuel advertising, and escapes from fires on Walmart emergency exits. I …

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