The Blanton Museum of Art

200 E. Martin Luther King Jr.
Austin, 78701

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The Blanton Museum: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)

Artist James Drake, better known for his sculpture and videos, set out to draw every day for two years, and here's the culmination of that active creation: 1,242 individual drawings depicting wild animals, landscapes, studies of human anatomy, scientific formulas, and representations of classical art and family photographs, among other subjects. This is one impressive array of images, a wall-mounted catalog of diverse draftsmanship and beauty. Through Jan. 4. Also: La Linea Continua A selection of approximately 70 works from the Tate Collection of Latin American art. Through Feb. 15.


  • 2014: Readers Best Museum (Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art)
  • 2013: Readers Best Art Gallery (Blanton Museum of Art)
  • 2011: Readers Best Museum
  • 2010: Readers Best Museum
  • 2008: Readers Best Art Gallery (The Blanton)
  • 2007: Readers Best Museum
  • 2007: Readers Best Place to See New Art
  • 2006: Readers Best Museum (Blanton Museum of Art)
  • 2006: Readers Best Place to See New Art (Blanton Museum of Art)