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october, 2019

08oct(oct 8)6:30 pmFeaturedArtist Talk: Deborah Roberts and Robert A. PruittJoin us for this special conversation around the life and work of Charles White

Event Details

Artists Deborah Roberts and Robert A. Pruitt discuss the influence and legacy of Charles White, plus their own interest in representations of black bodies, in this conversation moderated by Dr. Cherise Smith, Chair of the African and African Diaspora Studies Department at The University of Texas at Austin. This talk is held in conjunction with the exhibitions “Charles White: Celebrating the Gordon Gift at the Blanton Museum of Art and “Charles White and the Legacy of the Figure: Celebrating the Gordon Gift at the Christian-Green Gallery on the UT Austin campus.

This event is free to attend. SEATING IS LIMITED for this special event; please reserve your spot by clicking the “Register Now” button below (registration begins 9/16/19).

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Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4; bring your ticket with you to the museum.

IMAGE CREDIT: [Left] Robert A. Pruitt, Usher Board President, 2018. Charcoal and conte on coffee stained paper, 84 × 60 in. Private collection. Image courtesy of the artist and Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Seattle, WA. [Right] Deborah Roberts, Skewered, 2017, collage, acrylic, and graphite, 44 x 32 in.  Promised gift of Jeanne and Michael Klein, 2017

Time

(Tuesday) 6:30 pm

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