AMON CARTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
Hedda Sterne (1910 - 2011)
Untitled (Metaphores and Metamorphoses VIII), 1967
© 2018 The Hedda Sterne Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Amon Carter Museum - Hedda Sterne: Printed Variations
Exhibition: July 28, 2018 - January 27, 2019
From luscious leafy tendrils to stark horizon lines, this exhibition of prints
by Hedda Sterne (1910 - 2011) celebrates the artist's exquisite variety of formal
interests. Although most often associated with a group of artists called the
"Irascibles" - avant-garde forerunners of Abstract Expressionism - Sterne defied
stylistic categorization. Her aesthetic experimentations fluctuated between
organic and geometric, figural and abstract, and painterly and graphic. All
share, however, a passionate attention to detail and form.
Drawn from the Amon Carter's collection, this selection of lithographs features
two thematic series that Sterne completed at the Tamarind Lithography Workshop
in 1967: Metamorphoses, a study of the vegetal folds of a head of lettuce, and
Vertical - Horizontals, a study of the atmospheric recession of the horizon. Both
series expose Sterne's highly original style and her intense exploration of a
single theme over the course of many experimental compositions.
Free tours of this exhibition are available upon advance request. Schedule a
tour by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (817) 989-5038.
About Amon Carter Museum Of American Art
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art was established through the generosity
of Amon G. Carter Sr. (1879-1955) to house his collection of paintings and
sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell; to collect, preserve,
and exhibit the finest examples of American art; and to serve an educational
role through exhibitions, publications, and programs devoted to the study of
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