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Perspectives: Atget and Gardens

October 4, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Free

Explore our Paper Vault exhibition with Professor Michael Charlesworth, centering on visual themes around gardens presented in “Framing Eugène Atget: Photography and Print Culture in Nineteenth-Century Paris.” This event will take place in our Paper Vault exhibition space on the second floor.

Admission is free on Thursdays. The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4; bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Michael Charlesworth gained his PhD in History and Theory of Art from the University of Kent at Canterbury in England. He has taught the area of nineteenth-century Europe at The University of Texas at Austin since 1993. An authority on landscape and the history of gardens, on photography until 1918, and on landscape drawing and painting, Dr. Charlesworth is the author of Derek Jarman (Reaktion Books, 2011), Landscape and Vision in Nineteenth-Century Britain and France (Ashgate, 2008), The Gothic Revival 1720-1870, (3 Vols, 2002); and The English Garden (3 Vols., 1993). He has also written articles about early cartography; book illustration; the late twentieth century artists Derek Jarman and Ian Hamilton Finlay; panoramic representation of landscape; and photographic history. He currently serves as the Assistant Chair for Art History.


October 4, 2018
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Blanton Museum of Art
200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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