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