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Blanton Museum of Art (BMA)

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin is one of the foremost university art museums in the country, and has the largest and most comprehensive collection of art in Central Texas. The Blanton's permanent collection of more than 17,000 works is recognized for its European paintings, an encyclopedic collection of prints and drawings, and modern and contemporary American and Latin American art.

200 MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD E, Austin, Texas 78705

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512-471-7324

Website

blantonmuseum.org

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@blantonmuseum

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Kwame Brathwaite, Sikolo Brathwaite wearing a headpiece designed by Carolee Prince, African Jazz-Art Society & Studios (AJASS), Harlem, circa 1968 (detail); from Kwame Brathwaite: Black Is Beautiful (Aperture, 2019), Courtesy the artist and Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles

In the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s, Kwame Brathwaite (born Brooklyn, New York, 1938) used photography to popularize the political slogan “Black Is...

9/18
Sedrick Huckaby, Sonadores (Three Pieces), 2018, oil on canvases, overall: 72 x 72 in., The Harlan R. Crow Family, photo courtesy of Justin Clemons

“The African-American family and its heritage has been the content of my work for several years. In large-scale portraits of family and friends I try to...

9/18
Suzanne Bocanegra, Valley (stills, detail), 2018, eight-channel HD video (color, sound), 4:44 minutes, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, photo Carlos Avendaño, courtesy of the artist

Suzanne Bocanegra’s immersive video installation Valley (2018) presents eight women artists reenacting Judy Garland’s wardrobe test for the 1967 cult film...

9/18
 Helen Frankenthaler, Japanese Maple, 2005, AP 5/12, sixteen color woodcut, 26 x 38 in., Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Gift of the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, © 2021 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / Pace Editions, Inc., New York

A key figure in the development of color-field painting, Helen Frankenthaler (1928–2011) was a tireless experimenter with color, form, and technique over the...

9/18
Kwame Brathwaite, Sikolo Brathwaite wearing a headpiece designed by Carolee Prince, African Jazz-Art Society & Studios (AJASS), Harlem, circa 1968 (detail); from Kwame Brathwaite: Black Is Beautiful (Aperture, 2019), Courtesy the artist and Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles

In the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s, Kwame Brathwaite (born Brooklyn, New York, 1938) used photography to popularize the political slogan “Black Is...

9/19

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Sedrick Huckaby

9/17/2021

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Naomi E Lindstrom left a positive review 11/21/2019

Took a Spanish language class with 24 students on a self-guided tour of this exhibit. It was a great way to get them to express their reactions and they wrote very good essays about it.