In a special investigation of the far-reaching influence and wide-ranging interpretations of Cubism in the early twentieth century, the Blanton Museum of Art brings together iconic works from France, the Americas, and Eastern Europe in Cubism Beyond Borders.
Organized by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Lifelike invites a close examination of artworks based on commonplace objects and situations, which are startlingly realistic, but often made of unusual materials in unexpected sizes.
Luminous: 50 Years of Collecting Prints and Drawings at the Blanton highlights the breadth and depth of the museum’s collection of works on paper and provides a rare opportunity to see some of the finest examples displayed together for the first time.
Through the Eyes of Texas: Masterworks from Alumni Collections is an exhibition of nearly 200 extraordinary objects from the art collections of University of Texas at Austin alumni living across the country. Marking the occasion of the Blanton’s fiftieth anniversary, this special survey includes ancient Mayan vessels, tribal masks, Chinese jade, Renaissance paintings, and Old Master prints and drawings, showcased alongside modern and contemporary works by major artists such as Claude Monet, Georgia O’Keeffe, Ed Ruscha, and Kehinde Wiley.