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Blanton Museum of Art

A detail of an embroidered chasuble, cover with birds and flowers

Divine Details: Exploring Museo Franz-Mayer’s Chasuble

Divine Details: Exploring Museo Franz-Mayer’s Chasuble by Nina Datz, 2022-23 Bridging Disciplines Program in Museum Studies Intern, Art of the Spanish Americas Back to Blog As an art history student and museum studies intern, I recently had the opportunity to closely interact with a religious vestment known as chasuble currently on display in the Blanton …

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Photo of "First Steps [Primeros pasos]" by Jean Charlot a painting depicting a mother leaning over a child holding a cloth wrapped underneath the child's arms to help them stand

The Art of Motherhood

The Art of Motherhood May 14, 2018 by Public Programs Back to Blog Is your mom stately? Or silly? Driven? Or down-to-earth? In honor of Mother’s Day, we took a look at the diverse works in our collection that depict women — including mothers — and found some that represented qualities we love best about the moms …

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the image depicts five skeletons two in the middle dancing while one on the furthest left corner plays a clarinet type of instrument and the one on the furthest right corner holds the hand for a skeleton in the middle of a spin while using its other hand to pull out its own entrails. the fifth skeletons head is all that is visible its in the middle bottom of the image

Eerie Exhibitions for Halloween 2017

Eerie Exhibitions for Halloween 2017 October 17, 2017 by Lizabel Stella Back to Blog It’s equal parts merry and macabre. Wicked and wonderful. Delightful and demented.Our Dancing with Death exhibition explores interpretations of Death in works of art on paper that span the fifteenth to twentieth centuries, and it’s on view now through November 26th, 2017. Lucky for you, …

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