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Goya’s Prints: The Dawn of Modern Art

June 22, 2016 | Blanton Museum of Art

November 28 – March 7, 2010
The Blanton possesses some thirty of Goya’s prints, with several impressions from each of his major series. They include great rarities, like El Embozado, which was left unfinished at his death, and a number of recent acquisitions, like a brilliant proof impression from Los Proverbios.

WorkSpace: Pablo Vargas Lugo: Eclipses for Austin

June 22, 2016 | Blanton Museum of Art

November 14, 2009 – February 21, 2010
Pablo Vargas Lugo’s WorkSpace project, Eclipses for Austin, explores solar eclipses as important collective rituals. Total eclipses of the sun provoke astonishment, anxiety, hope, joy, and fear and compel those who witness them to question their place in the world. For the project, 200 people gathered in the stands of UT’s Darrel K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium and staged 4 solar eclipses that will occur in Texas over the course of the next 340 years.

Teresita Fernández: Blind Landscape

June 22, 2016 | Blanton Museum of Art

November 1 – January 3, 2010
The Blanton presents a touring survey of recent works by the internationally acclaimed artist Teresita Fernandez. Organized by the University of Southern Florida Contemporary Art Museum, the exhibition features a spectrum of 10 major sculptures and room-size installations that abstract the experience of nature by addressing light, color, space, and other aspects of natural phenomena.
October 4 – February 7, 2010
This fall the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to present Paolo Veronese: The Petrobelli Altarpiece, on view October 4, 2009 – February 7, 2010. In 2008, the museum announced an important discovery regarding a work in the Blanton’s collection by Venetian master Paolo Veronese (1528 – 1588). Head of an Angel, part of the museum’s Suida-Manning Collection, had recently been identified as a fragment of a long-lost masterpiece by Veronese.