Spotting the Blanton Museum’s cheeky Austin billboards

We like a museum with a sense of humor: Without warning these cheeky messages popped up on Austin billboards, courtesy of the Blanton Museum of Art, which recently unveiled a rehang of its permanent collection.

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Blanton Museum of Art billboard on Duval and San Jacinto Blvd north of the UT campus. Ralph Barrera/American-Statesman

RELATED: A new museum in Austin: It’s called the Blanton.

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Blanton Museum of Art billboard on Interstate 35 near East Cesar Chavez St. Ralph Barrera/American-Statesman

We understand there are two more on view at 607 Anderson Lane — at Chevy Chase — 2418 South Lamar Boulevard at Bluebonnet Street.

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This one’s outside the UT museum on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

 

Author: Michael Barnes

Michael Barnes writes about Austin's people, places, culture and history for the Austin American-Statesman and austin360.com.

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