The Bohemian reports on the debut of the new Art Museum of Sonoma County, opening this Saturday, April 11th, with its inaugural exhibition, Andy Warhol to Kara Walker: Picturing the Iconic. The show, drawn from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, focuses on the concept of the iconic in Contemporary Art.
Museums of Sonoma County Executive Director Linda Evans explains, "I knew I wanted a Warhol," she says. "I didn't want to do a strictly pop art show—that was too limiting—so I came up with 'Picturing the Iconic,' which could mean anything treated in an iconic way." The idea was to bring in artists with name recognition and artists who appeal to a wide variety of visitors, with over 90 artworks on display.
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