Topic: Latin American art

Explore Artistic Treasures on the Forty Acres

Dec. 3, 2014
Explore Artistic Treasures on the Forty Acres

The University of Texas at Austin offers art exhibits across campus that appeal to aficionados and casual observers alike. Get all the info you need to plan the perfect visit to campus. 

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Blanton Museum Receives Major Gift

Aug. 28, 2014
Carlos Mérida Guatemala City, 1891  Mexico City, 1985 Abstract , 1953 Glass mosaic on composite matrix. © 2014 Artists Rights

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin has been gifted approximately 120 modern and contemporary Latin American artworks from UT alumni Judy and Charles Tate of Houston. In addition, the Tates have made a major contribution toward the endowment that supports the museum's Latin American curatorship.

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Frida Kahlo's "Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird" to be Displayed at Ransom Center Beginning July 6

July 5, 2011

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, celebrates the homecoming of one of its most famous and frequently borrowed art works, the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's "Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird" (1940). The painting will be on display beginning July 6, which is Kahlo's 104th birthday, and run through Jan. 8, 2012.

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Blanton Museum of Art and Department of Art and Art History Announce New Residencies for Emerging Latin American Artists

Jan. 13, 2009

The Creative Research Laboratory (CRL) in the Department of Art and Art History, in collaboration with the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin, announce a new series of artist residencies intended to forge interdisciplinary learning and cultural exchange between the university community and emerging international artists.

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Exhibit takes new look at everday life

Jan. 24, 2008
Exhibit takes new look at everday life

The Blanton Museum of Art's first floor gallery is now home to a unique new Latin American exhibit that asks the audience to question how they normally see the world.

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