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Being the new kid on campus can be pretty intimidating, especially on a campus as large as the one at the University of Texas at Austin. I should know—I just moved to Austin in August, and still am unfamiliar with half of the buildings that I bike past daily. But what if you were personally…

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We’re gearing up for B scene on February 28, so mark your calendars now! You will not want to miss the party’s exciting, retro theme – downtown underground- a 1960s downtown New York loft party inspired by the artists featured in Converging Lines: Eve Hesse and Sol LeWitt and Perception Unfolds: Looking at Deborah Hay’s Dance. Eva…

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Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt, on view at the Blanton February 23 – May 18, 2014, celebrates the close friendship between two of the most significant American artists of the post-war era: Eva Hesse (1936–1970) and Sol LeWitt (1928–2007). Organized by Veronica Roberts, the Blanton’s curator of modern and contemporary art, the exhibition…

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This weekend, we opened the much-anticipated exhibition Between Mountains and Sea: Arts of the Ancient Andes. A collaboration with UT’s Department of Art and Art History, the exhibition comprises a special selection of objects that illuminate the lifestyle, technological achievements, and ideology of pre-Inka cultures among the coastal Andes of South America. With 80 extraordinary works from…

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