Members-Only Preview Day Saturday, May 22, 11AM - 5PM Before it opens to the public, all Blanton members are invited to explore Matisse as Printmakeron 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.
Perspectives Thursday, May 27, 12:30PM Free Jonathan Bober, The Blanton’s senior curator, on Matisse as Printmaker.
Perspectives Thursday, June 10, 12:30PM Free 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.