Blanton Museum of Art

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Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt,

Blanton Museum of Art

February 23 - May 18, 2014

An exhibition focused on the close friendship between Hesse and LeWitt. Organized by Veronica Roberts, the Blanton’s curator of modern and contemporary art, the exhibition will feature approximately 50 works, including many that have not been publicly exhibited for decades.

Between Mountains and Sea: Arts of the Ancient Andes

Blanton Museum of Art

February 1 - August 17, 2014

The Blanton and the Department of Art and Art History at UTAustin, present a selection of objects about the lifestyle, technological achievements, and ideology of pre-Inka cultures featuring 80  works drawn mostly from the University’s collections with loans from the Dallas Museum of Art. Objects range from woven textiles to painted ceramic vessels and modeled effigies.


Pun Value: 4 Works by Lee Lozano

A case study of works by sensationalized, transgressive, feminist  artist Lee Lozano from The Blanton collection, curated by Katie Geha examines the artist’s process and […]

Linda Connor Talk at the Blanton

Austin Center for Photography’s Icons of Photography No.11 lecture series brings Linda Connor to the Blanton Museum of Art Auditorium on UT campus to speak […]

Recovering Beauty: The 1990s in Buenos Aires

Recovering Beauty: The 1990s in Buenos Aires exhibits work produced during the 1990s in Buenos Aires, during a time of pivotal transformation in Argentina. The […]

Magda Sayeg

International textile artist Magda Sayeg and knitters across Austin transform the Blanton Museum’s Faulkner Plaza into a large-scale, knitted wonderland. All 99 trees in the […]

Matisse as Printmaker

The Blanton Museum of Art and The American Federation of Arts team up to present Matisse as Printmaker: Works from the Pierre and Tana Matisse […]

New Works for the Collection

New Works for the Collection is the new exhibition at The Blanton highlighting more than sixty new acquisitions from among the hundreds of works recently […]

Picasso: A Graphic Inquiry

Seventeen significant graphic works are featured in Picasso: A Graphic Inquiry at The Blanton Museum of Art. The highlights include the lithograph Head of a […]


The Harry Ransom Center and the Blanton Museum of Art collaborate to present the exhibition Manuel Álvarez Bravo and His Contemporaries: Photographs from the Collections […]

WorkSpace: Anna Craycroft

The Blanton Museum of Art and the Union Of Initiative for Educational Assembly come together to present the latest exhibition in the museum’s WorkSpace series. […]

ACP's Icons of Photography No. 6 lecture series

The Austin Center for Photography presents the Icons of Photography No. 6 lecture series with fine-art photographer Abelardo Morell. The night consists of a lecture […]


Get aroused by a huge exhibition of contemporary artists working in a variety of media that explore the emotion of "Desire". Annette DiMeo Carlozzi brings […]

Pablo Vargas Lugo: Eclipses for Austin

A video installation by Pablo Vargas Lugo pushes the boundaries between art and sports. "Eclipses for Austin" contains 4 videos that explore solar eclipses as […]

WorkSpace: Jim Drain

The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin presents I Will Show You The Woe-Joy Man, a multi-media installation by Miami-based […]

Francisco Matto: The Modern and the Mythic

"Following in the footsteps of the highly acclaimed School of the South and The Geometry of Hope: Latin American Art from the Patricia Phelps de […]

Birth of the Cool

Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury "explores the origins and enduring appeal of the 195os West Coast style through art, […]

Exquisite Visions of Japan

Exquisite Visions of Japan: Prints from the James A. Michener Collection of the Honolulu Academy of Arts includes fifty prints from master Japanese printmakers, the […]

Atelier 2008

Selections from the Department of Art and Art History Faculty at The University of Texas at Austin, including favorites Michael Ray Charles, Tim High (shown), […]

WorkSpace: In Katrina's Wake

This exhibit explores the way that artists help rebuild a community like New Orleans after the devestation brought on by Hurricane Katrina.




Organized by Kelly Baum, Transactions will include: Conrad Bakker, Daniel Bozhkov, Eugenio Dittborn, Christine Hill, Emily Jacir, Ben Kinmont, Cildo Meireles, Seth Price and Zo

WorkSpace: Josefina Guilisasti

Guilisasti works in Chile in multi-part painting installations. For this exhibit, she presents eight canvases called Marfa/Puerto Viejo taken from a trip to Marfa. She […]

WorkSpace: Jedediah Caesar

LA based Caesar is known primarily for his organic and man-made sculptures made of colorful layers of semi-transparent resin. You might also remember him from […]