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Women’s History Month 2022: #5WomenArtists from the Blanton’s Collection

Women’s History Month 2022: #5WomenArtists from the Blanton’s Collection March 2022, by Rachel Urbano Back to Blog In honor of Women’s History Month and to participate in the ongoing #5WomenArtists campaign led by the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA), we’re highlighting five artworks made by women in five different centuries. These artists …

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A man looks up at a photograph from the 1950s of a Black-owned shop in Harlem.

Gift It Black! Black-owned ATX businesses

Gift It Black! Black-owned ATX businesses August 5, 2021 by Justin O’Connor Back to Blog The notion of supporting locally-owned businesses operated by people of color is not a new conversation. For more than a century, the commitment to amplify Black-owned businesses has continued to grow, and within our current exhibition, Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame …

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Two parallels walls with projected images of three women wearing bejewelled suits, holding clutch persons. They all have their arms outstretched.

Eight Women: The Performers in “Suzanne Bocanegra: Valley”

Eight Women: The Performers in “Suzanne Bocanegra: Valley” July 9, 2021 by Kendra Thornburgh-Mueller Back to Blog Suzanne Bocanegra: Valley opened at the Blanton on June 27, 2021 and will be on view until September 19, 2021. This immersive video installation presents eight women artists reenacting Judy Garland’s wardrobe test from her doomed casting in the 1967 cult …

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