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The Blanton’s current installation Cubism Beyond Borders presents the wide-ranging interpretations of Cubism by artists from across Europe and the Americas to examine how cross-cultural dialogues expanded Cubism’s reach far beyond Paris and shaped the history of modern art. The work of three artists in the exhibition also highlights the important role that visionary American…

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What do two Bach cantatas have to do with a plate of grapes? This Tuesday at noon, for the inaugural performance of the Blanton’s Midday Music Series, we will be taking some time to look—and to listen—at this unusual pairing. This month, musicians from the Butler School of Music will be performing two Bach Cantatas,…

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A Pink Pearl eraser, cardboard box, drill, and giant plank of plywood—are these items instruments for creativity or masterpieces within themselves? The Blanton Museum of Art entertains this question through its presentation of the whimsical and thought provoking Lifelike.  An international, multigenerational exhibition, Lifelike showcases works from prominent contemporary artists including  Gerhard Richter, James Casebere, Vija…

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In 1882, the Central Labor Union in New York City honored the achievements of the American worker by observing the first Labor Day with speeches, fireworks, and a massive parade. But since then, the holiday intended to celebrate those “who from rude nature have delved and carved all the grandeur we behold,” has come to…

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