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Pop Crítico/Political Pop: Expressive Figuration in the Americas, 1960s-1980s

Presented by The Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin TX

Oct 31 2021
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Jan 16 2022
Pop Crítico/Political Pop: Expressive Figuration in the Americas, 1960s-1980s

In the 1960s Pop art in the Americas took a turn to the dark side.

Artists working in both the United States and Latin America in the 1960s increasingly manipulated Pop’s colorful and flashy representation of the familiar into a tool for social and political critique.

Juxtaposing works by American and Latin American artists in the Blanton’s collection, this exhibition explores how artists adopted Pop artistic language to voice a political conscience, often veiling messages within their art. Their work was at once easily accessible to viewers and, in the

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ADMISSION INFO

Admission (Thursdays are always FREE)
Includes access to Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin”
$12 – Adult
$10 – Seniors (65+)
$ 5 – Youth and College ID holders
FREE – Members, UT ID holders, Children 12 & under, Military ID holders and Teachers with valid ID

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 31, 2021 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 3, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 4, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 5, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 6, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 7, 2021 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 10, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 11, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 12, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 13, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 14, 2021 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 17, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 18, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 19, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 20, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 21, 2021 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 24, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 25, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 26, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 27, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 28, 2021 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 1, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Dec 2, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 3, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 4, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 5, 2021 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 8, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Dec 9, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 10, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 11, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)

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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Blanton Museum of Art

200 East Martin Luther King Junior Blvd , Austin, TX 78701

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Dates and Times

Sun, Oct 31, 2021

1:00 pm at Blanton Museum of Art

Wed, Nov 3, 2021

10:00 am at Blanton Museum of Art

Thu, Nov 4, 2021

10:00 am at Blanton Museum of Art

Fri, Nov 5, 2021

10:00 am at Blanton Museum of Art

Sat, Nov 6, 2021

10:00 am at Blanton Museum of Art

MADE POSSIBLE WITH SUPPORT FROM

 

The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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