Exhibition Opening: Warhol, Johns and Stella: Revisited
Sep 15, 2022
Warhol, Johns and Stella: Revisited
Exhibition Dates: October 14-January 1, 2023
Member’s Reception: October 13, 5:30pm
The Art Museum of South Texas invites the Coastal Bend to venture back to 1972 with Warhol, Johns and Stella: Revisited. The exhibition will run October 14, 2022- January 1, 2023. Museum Member’s reception will take place October 13, at 5:30pm. Brunch Amongst the Masters an artist panel brunch and book signing to take place Friday, October 14, from 10am-12pm with artists Jennifer Garza-Cuen and Odette England.
AMST is celebrating 50 years on the Corpus Christi Bay this year. The original complex on the bay known as the Singer building, designed by world-renowned architect Philip Johnson, opened to the public on October 4, 1972. To honor the past, celebrate the present, and plan for the future, a diverse selection of exhibitions and educational programs have been planned. Experience Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and Frank Stella in a homage to the 1972 opening exhibition Johns, Stella, Warhol: Works in Series. The intention is to show the work of artists that occupied the AMST galleries at a time that these American men were and remain highly recognized for their modernist contributions to art and the cannon of art.
The exhibition will also give guests a focused look into what the interior of the Singer Building was like (minus the living plants and indoor smoking areas) 50 years ago. Planning for Warhol, Johns and Stella: Revisited began early 2020. The exhibition on view is made possible with loans from ten art museums around Texas and one Warhol piece from the Museum’s permanent collection. The art on view will span several decades and coincide with the opening of Past Paper// Present Marks: Responding to Rauschenberg an exhibition showcasing Jennifer Garza-Cuen and Odette England’s photogram works. Both exhibitions will run adjacent to exhibitions of the Museum’s permanent collection.
Art Museum of South Texas:
This year AMST is celebrating 50 years on the Corpus Christi Bay. The original complex, designed by world-renowned architect Philip Johnson, opened to the public in October of 1972. To honor our past, celebrate our present, and plan for our future, we have created an exciting selection of exhibitions and educational programs.
The Mission of the South Texas Institute for the Arts (the Institute), doing business as the Art Museum of South Texas, is to operate educational facilities and an art museum which advance the awareness, knowledge, appreciation, and enjoyment of the visual arts for residents and visitors of South Texas. To meet its educational mission, the Institute will present a variety of programs which include classes, lectures, films, performances, and other activities which inspire community interest in the visual arts. These programs will be offered at the Art Museum of South Texas, the Antonio E. Garcia Arts and Education Center, and other outreach venues that serve the Institute’s mission. In operating an art museum, the Institute will actively collect, conserve, exhibit, research, and interpret outstanding works of visual art with interest in art of the Americas and of the region.
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