The Latest at the Blanton

On June 19, the Blanton opened Goya: Mad Reason, an exhibition featuring nearly 150 prints and paintings by renowned Spanish court painter Francisco de Goya. These works illustrate the artist’s mastery of forms and concepts as he grappled with the changing political and intellectual landscape of his native Spain in the early nineteenth century. To learn…


Austin is changing, and so is the Blanton

June 21, 2016 | Alie Cline

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have noticed that Austin is changing. Rapidly. Sitting in traffic is now officially Austin’s #1 pastime ( “tweeting about sitting in traffic” comes in at a close second). You can’t swing a cat without hitting a craft brewery or fair-trade coffee “haus.” New start-ups are everywhere,…


October 2 – January 2, 2011

Forty of the finest nineteenth-century paintings from The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, including works by Eugène Delacroix, J.A.D. Ingres, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, J.M.W. Turner and Asher B. Durand, among others, illustrate the striking range of styles, techniques, and approaches practiced during this era of artistic revolution.

August 14, 2010 – January 16, 2011

Repartee: 19th-Century Prints and Drawings from The Blanton Collection is conceived as a companion exhibition of over 125 works examining in greater detail the artists and ideas introduced in the presentation of paintings in Turner to Monet: Masterpieces from The Walters Art Museum. The social and theoretical frameworks for nineteenth-century art making are revealed in this dialog between the collections in Baltimore and Austin. Featured in the exhibition are works by John Constable, William Blake, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Auguste Renoir, Berthe Morisot, J.A.M Whistler, Paul Gauguin, Paul Cézanne and Toulouse-Lautrec to name only a few.