The Latest at the Blanton

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.

Andy Warhol: Ads

June 20, 2016 | Adam Bennett

August 14, 2010 – November 28, 2010

One of the last portfolios of prints made by the artist before his death in 1987, Andy Warhol’s series of ten silkscreens, Ads, embodies the artist’s signature Pop aesthetic. Using magazine advertisements and corporate logos from the 1950s—the moment in his career when he worked as an advertising designer—as source material, Warhol’s Ads convey irony, reverence, and critique of American popular culture as well as great wit.

Matisse as Printmaker

June 20, 2016 | Adam Bennett

May 23 – August 22, 2010

Henri Matisse (1869–1954) may be best known as a painter and sculptor, but he himself placed no hierarchy on the mediums in which he worked. Each medium was exploited for its unique possibilities and became totally integrated with other formal and thematic concerns. Drawn from the extraordinary collection of Matisse prints that once belonged to the artist’s son Pierre and is now part of the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation, Matisse as Printmaker includes over sixty etchings, monotypes, aquatints, lithographs, linocuts in black and white, and two-color prints-examples of every printmaking medium that Matisse utilized.