Saturday, May 22, 2010

Matisse as Printmaker

Join us for these events in conjunction with
Matisse as Printmaker

Members-Only Preview Day
Saturday, May 22, 11AM - 5PM

Before it opens to the public, all Blanton members are invited to explore Matisse as Printmaker on your own or as part of a docent-guided tour.

Special Lecture
Saturday, May 22, 2PM
Blanton Auditorium
Jay Fisher
, curator of Matisse as Printmaker, deputy director for curatorial affairs and senior curator of prints, drawings, and photographs at the Baltimore Museum of Art, will survey the chronology of Matisse’s printmaking and discuss the importance of printmaking within the context of Matisse’s other works. Open to the public. Free tickets will be available in the lobby from 1PM.
Funding provided by the Charles and Dorothy Clark Lectureship in Fine Arts.

Thursday, May 27, 12:30PM
Jonathan Bober
, The Blanton’s senior curator, on Matisse as Printmaker.

Thursday, June 10, 12:30PM
Kenneth Hale, Marguerite Fairchild Centennial Professor, UT Art Department, onMatisse as Printmaker.

Special Lecture: Why Matisse Matters
Saturday, June 12, 2PM
Blanton Auditorium, Free
John Elderfield, chief curator emeritus of painting and sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, curator of of Henri Matisse: A Retrospective and co-curator of Matisse-Picasso, 2002, and Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-17, discusses the continuing relevance of this modern master.
Funding provided by the Charles and Dorothy Clark Lectureship in Fine Arts.

Printmaking Workshop at Flatbed Press & Tour of Matisse as Printmaker
Saturday, July 17
Tour: 11 - 11:45AM
Workshop: Noon - 5PM
Class fee: $125/ $100 (Blanton members). E-mail or call(512) 477-9328, ext. 30 to register and pay in advance of the class.

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