Best New Addition
Manager of Public Programs, Blanton Museum
by Dan Boehl
Things have been changing rapidly over there at the Blanton. Another new building, a new director, and now a new Manger of Public Programs: Aimee Chang. Formerly the Director of Academic and Residency Programs at the Hammer Museum in LA, Chang is using her Rolodex to fill the new Blanton auditorium with a whole slue of great lectures. Check it out in the New Year. DB
Saturday, February 6, 2pm: Panel on Desire with Marilyn Minter, Glenn Ligon, and Annette Carlozzi.
Thursday, February 18, 7pm: Screening of LA artist Erin Cosgrove’s animated video “What Kind of Person Art Thou?”
Sunday, March 7, 2pm: Panel related to Anna Craycroft’s Workspace exhibition with her collaborators in New York and the Texas Advanced Computer Center.
Wednesday, March 10 7:30pm: Rosalyn Deutsche.
Saturday, March 13, 2pm: Bookclub led by Anna Craycroft on Paul Chan’s The Shadow and Her Wanda, Buckminster Fuller’s Tetrascroll, a selection from Bruno Munari’s Workshop series, and Texts from Gregory Bateson.
Thursday, March 18, 7pm: Talk and Screening with Walead Beshty: Walead will talk about “Dawn of the Dead” in relation to his work with a screening of the film.
Thursday, March 25, 5pm: R.H. Quaytman.
Sunday, March 28, 2pm: Leonard Folgarait from Vanderbilt University in conversation with UT professor Roberto Tejada on Manuel Alvarez Bravo.
Saturday, April 10, 2pm: Conversation between Mexican curator Cuauhtémoc Medina and LA based artist Ruben Ortiz Torres.
Thursday, April 15, 7pm: Patty Chang.
Thursday, May 20, 7pm: Screening of Dan Graham’s “Rock My Religion.”