The Blanton Museum of Art has announced its 2015-2016 exhibit schedule:
Donald Moffett. Oct. 24, 2015 – Feb. 28, 2016. The Blanton currently has the greatest number of works by Donald Moffett, a San Antonio native, of any museum in the United States. As part of its initiative to expand its holdings of Texas artists, the Blanton present a gallery dedicated to Moffett and his astute and provocative paintings.
Moderno: Design for Living in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela, 1940-78. Oct, 11, 2015 – Jan. 17, 2016. Organized by the Americas Society, Moderno is the first exhibition entirely devoted to Latin American modern domestic design.
The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece. Dec. 12, 2015 – April 3, 2016. The Crusader Bible, from the collection of the Morgan Library in New York.
Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s, Feb. 17 – May 15, 2016. A survey exhibit that showcases approximately 60 works in a diverse range of media by 45 artists including Janine Antoni, Byron Kim, Felix Gonzales-Torres, Nikki S. Lee, Fred Wilson and Kara Walker.
This summer the Blanton will present Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World (June 14 – Sept. 6) a focus on the 19th-century Puerto Rican painter.
And Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm (July 11 – Nov. 15), features the energetic, visceral paintings by the virtuoso draftswoman — and Austin native — based on the original, unsanitized stories transcribed by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm.