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If you’ve visited the Blanton’s latest exhibition Goya: Mad Reason, you might have heard audio recordings scattered around the galleries that juxtapose modern reflections on themes in the exhibition with words by Goya and his contemporaries. One of these recordings feature both the words and work of Susan Scafati, an Austin-based American contemporary artist. Exhibition…

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If you’ve visited the Blanton’s latest exhibition Goya: Mad Reason, you might have heard audio recordings scattered around the galleries that juxtapose modern reflections on themes in the exhibition with words by Goya and his contemporaries. One of these recordings feature both the words and work of Susan Scafati, an Austin-based American contemporary artist. Exhibition curator Douglas Cushing sat down with Scafati to discuss her work and the visual culture of bullfighting, both in Goya’s time and today.

A Foodie’s Guide to Goya

July 18, 2016 | Andrea Saenz Williams

Every time I step into the Blanton’s stunning exhibition of prints by Spanish artist Francisco de Goya, all I can think about are tapas and ice-cold cerveza Moritz. As one of the museum’s educators, I feel a little guilty admitting this, but hey, I have ancestors from San Sebastian and I’m sure it’s 5 o’clock…

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A Foodie’s Guide to Goya

July 18, 2016 | Andrea Saenz Williams

As the summer heats up in Austin, we’re dreaming of siestas, sangria, and of course, tapas! Inspired by our current exhibition featuring the Spanish artist Francisco de Goya, Blanton educator Andrea Saenz Williams explains the background of these small plates and shares a few of her favorite summer tapas recipes for you to make at home!