Month: November 2014

Artist Toni Ardizzone on her Work, E.A.S.T., and the Austin Art Scene

Now in its 13th year, the East Austin Studio Tour is a free, annual, self-guided art event where participants can discover new artistic talent, see working studios, and explore unique exhibition spaces and local businesses. Many of the Blanton’s employees are artists and exhibit work in the Austin area. We sat down with Manager of …

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An Interview with Marjorie Schwarzer

On Thursday, November 13, the Blanton welcomes museum historian Marjorie Schwarzer to present her research on contemporary museum practices in the United Arab Emirates. In advance of her lecture, Adam Bennett, Manager of Public Programs, sat down with Schwarzer to discuss her work. How did you get involved in researching these museum projects in Abu Dhabi? In …

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Conceptual Art and Politics in Latin America

This Friday, internationally recognized sculptor and installation artist Doris Salcedo will present a public lecture at the Blanton on her work and its connection to political history. A native of Bogotá, Colombia, Salcedo makes art using specific historical events—both from Latin America and abroad—as entry points for issues of global resonance, like political violence and …

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