The Latest at the Blanton

October 4 – February 22, 2009
Marcelo Pombo is one of the key figures to emerge from the 1990s art scene in Argentina, and was part of the movement know as Arte Light, which was formed by a group of artists associated with the Centro Cultural Rojas. His paintings make use of industrial paint and sparkling polishes to depict fantasy worlds that combine graphic design, comic culture, geometric abstraction, and surrealist influences. For this installation, he presents six new large–scale paintings, all commissioned by the Blanton.

The New York Graphic Workshop: 1964 – 1970

June 23, 2016 | Blanton Museum of Art

September 28 – January 18, 2009
On view September 28, 2008 to January 18, 2009, the exhibition of over 70 works examines the Conceptualist movement of the 1960s and ’70s through the printmaking practices of the New York Graphic Workshop (NYGW). The show also serves as a Latin American counterpart to Reimagining Space, an exhibition focusing on the Park Place Gallery Group in 1960s New York.
September 28 – January 18, 2009
A groundbreaking exhibition of work by artists associated with the Park Place Gallery, a prominent artists’ cooperative space in 1960s New York. With their specific aesthetics, the group was often at odds with the predominant style of many artists of the era, and as a result, their work has largely been ignored in chronicles of 1960s art. The exhibition features approximately 40 works and examines the impact of this little known but influential cadre of artists.

Exquisite Visions of Japan

June 23, 2016 | Blanton Museum of Art

June 29 – August 24, 2008
A special exhibition of Japanese woodblock prints from the James A. Michener Collection of the Honolulu Academy of Arts. The exhibition provides viewers a rare opportunity to examine the history of the medium from its inception in the 17th century through the 20th century, highlighting the techniques, processes and subjects that characterize these remarkable works. It includes fifty prints from master Japanese printmakers including Kitagawa Utamaro, Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige.