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The mission of the Amarillo Museum of Art (AMoA) is to provide high-quality visual arts programming to the residents of the Texas Panhandle, eastern New Mexico, and western Oklahoma through collections, temporary exhibitions representing a variety of media and periods, educational programming, preservation, and research. Their diverse collection covers a variety of areas including American Modernist paintings, European painting, Photography, and Asian Art.
The Amarillo Museum of Artâs extensive American Modern Art collection, with strong representation of the New York School, is the focus of their latest piece. The collection includes works by Louise Nevelson, Elaine de Kooning, Franz Kline, Helen Frankenthaler, Leon Polk Smith and many others. The project includes images and video clips on Modernist works […]
This presentation showcases select pieces owned by Dr. and Mrs. William T. Price, collectors and donors to the museum. Dr. Priceâs collection is considered one of Americaâs finest private collections of Asian art. A large portion of the work on display at the Amarillo Museum of Art comes from Dr. Priceâs holdings, with a heavy […]
The Amarillo Museum of Art completed digitization photography for AMoAâs Price Collection of Asian Art catalogue. MIDEA funding supported high-resolution digital documentation of all 300-plus works and transfer to DVDâs. The works are a significant component of AMoAâs permanent holdings and include Edo period Japanese woodblock prints, important Hindu and Buddhist sculptures from India, Cambodia, […]
Over the course of his lifetime, Dord Fitz cultivated longstanding relationships with many of todayâs masters of modernism, particularly those of the New York School. Fitz brought many of his artist friends to Amarillo, including Elaine de Kooning, Louise Nevelson, Alex Katz, Leon Polk Smith, Hedda Sterne, and Jeanne Reynal. Mr. Fitz, a painter, art […]
The Amarillo Museum of Art (AMoA) digitized content from film footage of a 1978 symposium organized by the Museum featuring original Farm Security Administration (FSA) photographers who documented American lives during the Great Depression. The Â 5- to 10- minute segments served as an educational complement to the Museumâs collection of more than 120 FSA images […]
FSA Photography explores the history of the Farm Security Administration (FSA) photographers of the early 20th century and the impact that they made on American culture through the advent of social realism in the field of photography. This presentation includes documentary footage shot in the late 1970s; interviews with Allen Pogue, a student of FSA […]