Blanton Museum of Art: Guide to the Collection

Blanton Museum of Art: Guide to the Collection

Author: Blanton Museum of Art

Publisher: Jack s Blanton Museum of Art

ISBN: UOM:39015063361284

Category: Art

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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.
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