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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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