This handsome book will present for the first time a comprehensive overview of the Blanton Museum of Art's notable and distinguished permanent collection. The collection comprises more than 17,000 works of art and is recognized for its Old Master paintings, modern and contemporary American and Latin American art, and an encyclopedic collection of prints and drawings. Since its founding in 1963, the museum has experienced significant growth and become particularly strong in the following areas: modern and contemporary American art, featuring the Mari and James A. Michener Collection of American art; twentieth-century Latin American art, including the Barbara Duncan Collection; fifteenth-century to contemporary prints and drawings, featuring the recently acquired Leo Steinberg Collection; and European paintings, including works from the Suida-Manning Collection of Renaissance and Baroque art. Through 235 stunning color illustrations, the handbook features some of the most important holdings in the Blanton's collection, including works by Albrecht Drer, Correggio, Rubens, Rembrandt, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Manet, Picasso, Joaqun Torres-Garca, Marsden Hartley, Hans Hofmann, Helen Frankenthaler, Jacob Lawrence, Sol LeWitt, Cy Twombly, Jasper Johns, Fernando Botero, Antonio Segu, and Cildo Meireles.
Authors: Blanton Museum of Art, Sheree Scarborough
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03 - Publisher: Jack s Blanton Museum of Art
This handsome book will present for the first time a comprehensive overview of the Blanton Museum of Art's notable and distinguished permanent collection. The collection comprises more than 17,000 works of art and is recognized for its Old Master paintings, modern and contemporary American and Latin American art, and an
This fully illustrated guide presents 110 masterworks from the Blanton Museum of Art, the fine arts museum of the University of Texas at Austin and one of the foremost university art museums in the United States.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-29 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Discover the historic sites and cultural heritage of the Lone Star State’s Capitol City with this informative and entertaining guide. Now one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, Austin was once a tiny frontier outpost of Waterloo. With A History Lover’s Guide to Austin, visitors and locals alike
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Where is American art in the new millennium? At the heart of all cultural developments is diversity. Access through recent technology engenders interaction with artists from around the world. The visual arts in the United States are bold and pulsating with new ideas.