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Recently Returned from Mobile Museum of Art, New Exhibition Opens July 28th, Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper Showcases the Permanent Collection of the Art Museum of South Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THE ART MUSEUM OF SOUTH TEXAS (AMST) WILL OPEN ITS NEWEST EXHIBITION RECENTLY RETURNED TO AMST FROM THE MOBILE MUSEUM OF ART, Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper from the Collection of the Art Museum of South Texas on July 28th.  Exclusively from AMST, this exhibition of 60 works on paper includes pieces by Milton Avery, Luis Jimenez, Judy Chicago, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, and Salvador Dali as well as three new works to the Museum’s collection and 22 works that have not been previously exhibited at AMST. 

Works on paper is a popular medium of concentration for many museums, including the Art Museum of South Texas. Of the artists included in the Contemporary Masters exhibition, a significant number are more widely recognized for their work in other media such as painting, sculpture or even glass. What casual museum viewers often fail to recognize is that most artists have excellent skills in the graphic arts and begin their work with drawings before a painting or sculpture. Often these drawings are important works of art, just as important as the other pieces that they may represent.

 

Exhibitions like Contemporary Masters, as well as AMST’s broad variety of educational programs and resources for kids, adults, families, schools and community groups, enriches the lives of those throughout the region.  Take advantage of the jewel of artistic culture right here in Corpus Christi by visiting the Contemporary Masters exhibition on display at AMST through September 15th. To learn more visit the Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper from the Collection of the Art Museum of South Texas exhibition page.

 

For more information about the exhibition, sponsorship opportunities at the AMST, or to set up interviews with the AMST staff contact Karol Stewart at 361-825-3513. Learn more about AMST’s programs and upcoming exhibition online at www.artmuseumofsouthtexas.org.

 

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The Art Museum of South Texas (AMST), located at 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd. Corpus Christi, Texas is open to the public Tuesday – Saturday 10 – 5 pm, Sunday 1 – 5 pm and closed on Monday.  For admission information details contact the Museum at 361-825-3500 or visit www.artmuseumofsouthtexas.org.

The Mission of the South Texas Institute for the Arts, 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.


 

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  • Recently Returned from Mobile Museum of Art, New Exhibition Opens July 28th, Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper Showcases the Permanent Collection of the Art Museum of South Texas
    Salvador Dali, Spanish, 1904 – 1989 Untitled, n.d., 29 ½” x 21 ¼” Lithograph Gift of Mrs. Ann W. Harithas
  • Recently Returned from Mobile Museum of Art, New Exhibition Opens July 28th, Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper Showcases the Permanent Collection of the Art Museum of South Texas
    David Bates, American, b. 1952 Leeks I, 1990 – 1991, 28 ½” x 36” Oil on gessoed paper Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York; Hassam, Speicher, Betts and Symons Funds 1996

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karol.stewart@tamucc.edu
361/825-3513

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