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The Sorcerer’s Burden: Contemporary Art and the Anthropological Turn

Contemporary Austin / Austin / Art

What is truth? Does one discipline have a higher claim to it than another? In “The Sorcerer’s Burden,” 11 artists look for answers by merging anthropology and art. Striking photographs touch on Magic Realism. Sculptures invoke mythical animals. Installations are made of flowers and stone. Walk among these works at the Contemporary Austin, and rethink what is real. —E.C.

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