Blanton Exhibition Highlights Art of Ancient Andes, Explores Relationship Between Art and Environment
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… » Continue Reading
The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the manuscripts of anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss's major and minor doctoral theses.
University of Texas at Austin anthropologist Liza Shapiro and two fellow researchers on Thursday won an Ig Nobel Prize—dedicated to "achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think"—for a 2007 study on the evolutionary reasons pregnant women don't tip over.