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Blanton Museum of Art

April 2021

Artist Talk with Tacita Dean

Apr 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

A free online event, part of the Blanton Museum of Art’s Curated Conversation series The internationally acclaimed British artist Tacita Dean has been the subject of multiple solo exhibitions across Europe, the US, and Mexico, and is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including the Sixth Benesse Prize at the 51st Venice Biennale, the Hugo Boss Prize at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, and the Kurt Schwitters Prize. As part of her “Five Americans” series in 2011, she…

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June 2021

Drawing Inspiration

Jun 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Is there ever a wrong way to display your art collection? What connections are you trying to reveal in the installation? In Drawn: From the Collection of Jack Shear, Jack Shear, photographer, curator and Executive Director of the Ellsworth Kelly Foundation, takes on an exploratory, free-flowing manner in which the forms, compositions and colors on the sheets respond to one another in a playful, non-traditional hang. Join Carter E. Foster, Blanton's deputy director for curatorial affairs, and Christian Wurst, curatorial…

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April 2022

Artist Talk: Oscar Muñoz

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pay what you wish

Go behind the scenes of the Blanton Museum of Art exhibition "Oscar Muñoz: Invisibilia" with the artist himself and curator Vanessa Davidson. Filmed during the installation of the show, this is a “conversación ambulante,” or “walking conversation.” You’re invited into the galleries while work is still in progress, as Muñoz and Davidson discuss the symbolism behind artworks and the relationships between them, as well as the artist’s process and turning points in his five-decade-long practice. This behind-the-scenes tour is in…

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SoundSpace: Conversation Pieces

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Now in its tenth season, the Blanton’s acclaimed art and music series "SoundSpace" returns in virtual fashion. Program curator Steve Parker has invited eight performers to create sonic pieces in response to an artwork in the Blanton’s collection. Online for the first time, the 24th edition of "SoundSpace" will transport audiences to the Blanton through sight, sound, and movement. Filmed in front of the work of art that inspired each, performances include a recreation of an exhausting dance marathon, a…

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