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Blanton Museum Receives Major Gift of Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art

Blanton Museum Receives Major Gift of Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art

AUSTIN, Texas — 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.

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

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

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…   » Continue Reading

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

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.

Blanton Museum of Art Announces Departure of Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, Curator of Latin American Art at The University of Texas at Austin

Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, curator of Latin American Art for the Blanton Museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed director of the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) and will leave the Blanton March 31, 2008 to accept this appointment at the CPPC, an extensive and internationally acclaimed collection of art from Latin…   » Continue Reading