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the image depicts five skeletons two in the middle dancing while one on the furthest left corner plays a clarinet type of instrument and the one on the furthest right corner holds the hand for a skeleton in the middle of a spin while using its other hand to pull out its own entrails. the fifth skeletons head is all that is visible its in the middle bottom of the image

Eerie Exhibitions for Halloween 2017

Eerie Exhibitions for Halloween 2017 October 17, 2017 by Lizabel Stella Back to Blog It’s equal parts merry and macabre. Wicked and wonderful. Delightful and demented.Our Dancing with Death exhibition explores interpretations of Death in works of art on paper that span the fifteenth to twentieth centuries, and it’s on view now through November 26th, 2017. Lucky for you, …

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Goya: Mad Reason | An Interview with Curator Douglas Cushing

On June 19, the Blanton opened Goya: Mad Reason, an exhibition featuring nearly 150 prints and paintings by renowned Spanish court painter Francisco de Goya. These works illustrate the artist’s mastery of forms and concepts as he grappled with the changing political and intellectual landscape of his native Spain in the early nineteenth century. To learn more about the show, we recently sat down with Curator Douglas Cushing to get an inside scoop on all things Goya.

Have it Both Ways: Bilingual Co-Teaching at the Blanton

For the past two years the Blanton has been tinkering with what is rapidly becoming a national model: bilingual gallery lessons for K-12 school groups. I know what you’re thinking. “Don’t they already do that somewhere?” Nope. (We’ve checked.) A lot of museums provide tours in a language other than English (Spanish, mainly), but none, …

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