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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 by

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…