The Art of Corita Kent at The Andy Warhol Museum

The Art of Corita Kent at The Andy Warhol Museum
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The Art of Corita Kent at The Andy Warhol Museum

The Art of Corita Kent at The Andy Warhol Museum

Art. Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent at The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, PA. January 31, 2015 April 19, 2015.

This is the first full-scale survey covering more than 30 years of work by the American artist Corita Kent (19181986). In her rich and varied career, she was a designer, teacher, feminist, and activist for civil rights and anti-war causes. Her thousands of posters, murals, and signature serigraphs reflect these combined passions for faith and politics. Kent became one of the most popular graphic artists of the 1960s and ‘70s, and her images remain iconic symbols that address the larger questions and concerns of that turbulent time and continue to influence many artists today.

While several exhibitions have focused on Kent’s work from the ‘60s, Someday is Now is the first major museum show to survey her entire career, including early abstractions and text pieces as well as the more lyrical works made in the 1970s and 1980s. The exhibition also includes rarely shown photographs Kent used for teaching and documentary purposes.

This exhibition is made possible with the generous support of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the Friends of the Tang Museum.

The Andy Warhol Museum: 117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

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