Upcoming Public Art Projects and Locations

Nancy Rubins

Nancy Rubins Monochrome for Paris

Nancy Rubins

Nancy Rubins will create a site-specific sculpture on the corner of Speedway and 24th Street in early winter 2015. Rubins is distinguished in her ability to transform industrial, mass-produced objects into physically commanding sculptures of a dramatic scale. This project will be the first commission of a large-scale sculpture by a female artist for the main campus and the Landmarks collection.

Michael Ray Charles

Geography Building elevation design detail

Michael Ray Charles

A site-specific sculpture by Michael Ray Charles will grace the atrium of the newly renovated Geography Building on the corner of 24th Street and Whitis. The building houses entities committed to cultural understanding such as the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies and the Center for Mexican American Studies. Expected to be complete in late spring 2015, his sculpture will be suspended from the atrium ceiling and symbolize progress, transition, and transformation.

Monika Bravo

Monka Bravo concept

Monika Bravo

The Jackson School of Geosciences will feature a video commission by Monika Bravo in the new student center designed by McKinney York Architects. The public art project will open in 2014.

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Marc Quinn

Spiral of the Galaxy by Marc Quinn

Marc Quinn

Spiral of the Galaxy by Marc Quinn will welcome people to the new Dell Medical School at the entrance on Red River Street, just north of 15th Street. Among the many symbols with which the conch shell has been associated throughout history, it will be recognized here as a complex structure that protects delicate organisms. Page Southerland Page is overseeing the first phase of the complex, which includes an education and administration building. Estimated completion is fall 2016.

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Robert B. Rowling Hall

Robert B. Rowling Hall

Robert B. Rowling Hall

Located on the corner of Guadalupe Street and East MLK Jr. Boulevard, this building will house the McCombs School of Business Texas MBA and Texas MSTC programs. The building is scheduled for completion in early 2017 and is being designed by Ennead Architects and Jacobs Engineering.

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Speedway and East Mall

Speedway and East Mall

Speedway and East Mall

Speedway will be reconstructed to form a major axis of campus that will stretch from MLK Jr. Boulevard to Dean Keeton Street and the East Mall will be transformed into a scenic gateway. The project will be realized by Peter Walker Partners Landscape Architects and will feature numerous public art projects.