International Printmakers

Crossing Boundaries and Making Connections by Erin Keever Printmakers are a notoriously collaborative bunch, but when they live thousands of miles away from one another, their interactions lie less in the studio or printshops, and more in a collective mindset. That’s not to say their relationships are strictly virtual, rather these artists, their works, and … Continue reading International Printmakers

Articulating Ideas

Printmaking at Texas State University by Jeffery Dell In the art world, Austin is often compared to Houston. Houston shines in many ways but Austin leads the way in printmaking. The print programs at area colleges— The University of Texas, Texas State University, Austin Community College and others— can be credited with bringing attention to … Continue reading Articulating Ideas

A Better Vice

A Texas Petrochemical Engineer Is One of the World’s Most Admired Collectors of German Art by Claiborne Smith Eighty years after Adolf Hitler declared certain German works of art “degenerate,” the term “degenerate art” serves a social good that even Hitler would be forced to acknowledge is remarkably different than what he intended it to … Continue reading A Better Vice

An Enduring Repository of Culture, Beauty, Innovation, and Philosophy

Julia Matthews Wilkinson Center for Prints and Drawings Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin by Kristin Holder Before I joined the Blanton Museum of Art staff as Print Room Specialist, I visited the museum to familiarize myself with the facilities and surrounding environment. With its location at the intersection of Congress Avenue and … Continue reading An Enduring Repository of Culture, Beauty, Innovation, and Philosophy