Words/Matter: Latin American Art and Language

Drawn primarily from the Blanton’s extensive collection of Latin American art, this exhibition offers an innovative perspective on how artists of the region have explored the links between visual art and written language since the early decades of the twentieth century, with examples ranging from Alejandro Xul Solar and Joaquín Torres-García’s creation of alphabets and metaphysical signs, to the visual experiments of Brazilian concrete poets in the 1960s, and the political codification of language by conceptualists since the 1970s.
Through May 26
200 E. MLK, 512/471-7324
www.blantonmuseum.org, info@blantonmuseum.org
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