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Celebrating the Legacy of Charles White at the University of Texas

Updated: Jun 11

You can now visit the Blanton Museum's fall exhibition Charles White online!

Charles White, General Moses and Sojourner (Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth), 1954. Gift of Susan G. and Edmund W. Gordon to the units of Black Studies and the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin.


Wander through Charles White at the Blanton! Last fall, the Art Galleries at Black Studies and Blanton Museum of Art hosted duel exhibitions devoted to the modern American artist Charles White. Known for his dignified portraits of Black subjects, White is remembered today as a caring educator and advocate for Black representation and equality.


Take a virtual stroll through the Blanton's exhibition here and explore artwork by White and some of his contemporaries.