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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 (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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Blanton Museum of Art

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

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