january, 2022

26jan12:00 pmFeaturedConversing with Prints: The Making of Without LimitsA free online event, part of our Curated Conversations series.

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Event Details

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 | 12:00 p.m. CT
(Note our new day/time for these Curated Conversations)

Registration required; free to attend.

Of her printmaking process, Helen Frankenthaler said, “I don’t always know what I want to achieve in a print until I see it growing along. As a print evolves, it tells you, you tell it. You have a conversation with a print.” Without Limits: Helen Frankenthaler, Abstraction, and the Language of Print, which celebrates a gift of prints from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, places Frankenthaler’s work in dialogue with that of other artists in the Blanton’s collection. Join curators Christian Wurst and Jana La Brasca as they discuss the making of this group exhibition and highlight some of their favorite works.

Funding provided by: Charles and Dorothy Clark Lectureship in Fine Arts

About our Speakers

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Jana La Brasca is a doctoral candidate in Art History at UT Austin specializing in American art after 1945. Before her fellowship at the Blanton, she has worked at Judd Foundation in Marfa and New York, the Chinati Foundation, and the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

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Christian Wurst is the Curatorial Assistant to the Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs. He co-curated Arte Sin Fronteras: Prints from the Self Help Graphics Studio (2019) and was also the curator for Jeremy Blake: Winchester Trilogy (2019) and Line Form Color (2017). Prior to joining the Blanton in 2016, Christian worked at Dominique Lévy Gallery in New York, the Menil Collection, and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, for their exhibition Abstract Expressionism (2016).

Feature Image Caption: Installation view of Without Limits: Helen Frankenthaler, Abstraction, and the Language of Print, September 4, 2021–February 20, 2022, Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin



(Wednesday) 12:00 pm

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