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Artist Radcliffe Bailey Gives Talk at Blanton Museum

February 20, 2013 | Blanton Museum of Art

By Callan Steinmann, Blanton intern   I love it when I walk into a gallery or museum and it says ‘American Artist.’ I’m very proud of my makeup, but my makeup is many different people and many different experiences. I believe in making things that become so personal, they become universal.   —Radcliffe Bailey As…


On Love and Art

February 13, 2013 | Blanton Museum of Art

The Blanton’s Francesca Consagra, senior curator of prints, drawings and European paintings, recently contributed an essay to “The Progress of Love“, a catalogue that accompanied a collaborative exhibition of the same name at the Menil Collection, Houston; Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos; and the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis. In honor of Valentine’s…


Annette DiMeo Carlozzi, Blanton curator at large, has recently traveled the country to visit the private art collections of University of Texas at Austin alumni for Through the Eyes of Texas: Masterworks from Alumni Collections, which opens on February 24. Annette writes about her experiences organizing the massive exhibition (there are nearly 200 works of…


It’s Bach: A Popular Program Returns in 2013

January 28, 2013 | Blanton Museum of Art

As the Blanton’s PR and Marketing Coordinator, I have the privilege of working with many different people across the museum and out in the community to promote our programs and exhibitions. A native Austinite and UT Austin alumna, I’ve had the opportunity to see the museum grow over the years and to enjoy its programs…