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Morris Museum of Art opens Starters: Selections from the Wells Fargo Collection

The Morris Museum of Art presents Starters: Selections from the Wells Fargo Collection an exhibition on view SEPTEMBER 14–NOVEMBER 24, 2013.

Helen Frankenthaler, Grey Fireworks, 2000. 63-color screenprint. Wells Fargo Collection.
Helen Frankenthaler, Grey Fireworks, 2000. 63-color screenprint. Wells Fargo Collection.

The Morris is displaying a large sampling from the Wells Fargo Collection, one of the most renowned corporate collections in the United States. The exhibition includes representative examples from the company’s main areas of collecting interest—nineteenth-century American paintings, contemporary prints, photography, and art nouveau posters—and features fifty works of art in a variety of media. These works offer a broad overview of artistic development from the 1830s through the twentieth century. The exhibition highlights a number of major artistic contributors, including Andy Warhol, Helen Frankenthaler, Alfred Stieglitz, Berenice Abbott, Dorothea Lange, Roy DeCarava, George Caleb Bingham, and Alphonse Mucha, among many others.

Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street • Augusta, Georgia 30901 • p. 706-724-7501 • f. 706-724-7612