Explore Works by the Father of Modernist Art During This Exhibit

For the American modernist John Marin (1870–1953), best known for his luminous watercolors of rural Maine and urban New York, drawing was central. Becoming John Marin: Modernist at Work offers the viewer an inside look at the process behind his abstract watercolors and etchings. Art buffs, don’t miss your chance to view the latest exhibition at San Antonio Museum of Art next Tuesday, November 20th!

"Becoming John Marin: Modernist at Work" explores the artistic transformation of American modernist John Marin. Reuniting many of Marin’s sketches and drawings with his etchings, paintings, and watercolors, the exhibition demonstrates how his style and approach evolved across different media and throughout his career.

"Becoming John Marin" features approximately 80 works from the 290-work collection of the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock, donated by the artist’s daughter-in-law, Norma Marin, in 2013 and recently conserved.

Along with the Arkansas Arts Center collection, the exhibition is augmented by examples of Marin’s drawings, watercolors, engravings, and oil paintings drawn from the distinguished private collection of San Antonio philanthropist and businessman Charles Butt.

"Becoming John Marin: Modernist at Work" will be on view at the Cowden Gallery of the San Antonio Museum of Art through January 20th. Admission to the exhibit is included with regular museum admission.

If you feel like escaping Mira Loma Apartment Homes in Live Oak, Texas for the day, this event is a perfect opportunity to do just that!

Event Time/Date:
Tuesday, November 20, 2018—10:00 AM

Event Venue Location:
San Antonio Museum of Art
200 West Jones Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78215

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