Topic: Ceramics

Blanton Exhibition Highlights Art of Ancient Andes, Explores Relationship Between Art and Environment

Dec. 9, 2013

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AUSTIN, Texas  The Blanton Museum of Art, in partnership with the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin, will present a special selection of objects that illuminate the lifestyle, technological achievements and ideology of pre-Inka (also known as "Inca") cultures among the coastal Andes of South America. "Between Mountains and Sea: Arts of the Ancient Andes," on view Feb. 1 through June 22, 2014, features 80 extraordinary works from the university's collections, ranging from intricately woven textiles to painted ceramic vessels and modeled effigies.

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Got it in writing: A surprising Bronze Age discovery

June 2, 2011
Got it in writing: A surprising Bronze Age discovery

Greek scholar Cynthia Shelmerdine describes a clay tablet from more than 3,000 years ago as the most exciting find of her career.

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Fine Arts Library Hosts Trailer Ceramics Show

Feb. 22, 2011

The Artstream Ceramic Library, a unique art exhibition featuring the work of 13 nationally recognized ceramic potters, will be hosted by the Fine Arts Library at The University of Texas at Austin through Thursday, March 31.

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The legacy of Paul Peter Hatgil

Nov. 20, 2010
The legacy of Paul Peter Hatgil

The art of Professor Emeritus Paul Hatgil adorns many interesting places on The University of Texas at Austin campus and in the city of Austin.

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