The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art gets another infusion of pop art when “Warhol’s West” opens on Oct. 2.
Organized by Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia, and the Cochran Selection from LaGrange, Ga, the exhibition explores as a result of artworks and objects legendary pop artist Andy Warhol’s stunning fascination with the American West.
It features a range of functions Warhol made of Western imagery, including his very last big suite of prints from 1986, Cowboys and Indians. In the collection, Warhol interprets 19th century record via the lens of pop society visions of the West, in his signature, straight away recognizable model. Famed figures portrayed include things like Geronimo, Annie Oakley, Sitting down Bull and Theodore Roosevelt.
“We are proud to host this exhibition celebrating Andy’s minimal-identified appreciation of the American West,” curator Emily Kapes said in a news launch. “With so numerous distinct perspectives in just his operate and the Western practical experience, we see this exhibition as an opportunity to fully take a look at Andy Warhol’s affinity for the West, which was nicely represented in his travels, art, motion pictures, and style.”
“Warhol’s West” will remain on check out as a result of Jan. 9. The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, connect with 727-892-4200 or pay a visit to thejamesmuseum.org.