Lisa Duardo, Studio Director of Modern Multiples, and sister of Richard Saul Duardo, said. “We are so pleased and grateful that the McNay Museum in San Antonio, Texas continues to honor Richard. First, with Richard’s debut solo show in a museum, then a lecture about his work, an upcoming reception, and the two printmaking workshops open to the public. “Richard loved Harriett and Ricardo Romo and his many road trips to San Antonio.” She continued, “The Duardo family and Modern Multiples is so grateful for the San Antonio family at the McNay for their on-going support of the work produced at Modern Multiples Fine Art Studio, and acknowledging Richard’s place in the art world.”
Richard Duardo: Maestro of Pop
Save the Date! August 26, 2015 @ 6 p.m.
A reception for Drs. Harriett and Ricardo Romo, for their generous contribution to the “Maestro of Pop” is open to the public will take place at the McNay on 8/26/15.
“Richard Duardo: Maestro of Pop,” exhibition opened at the McNay Art Museum on July 1, 2015, and is closes on September 6, 2015, featuring 20 of Duardo’s large-scale, vibrantly colored screenprints, some with hand coloring. All were gifted to the McNay by Dr. Richard Romo, President of the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), and his wife Dr. Harriett Romo, a Professor in the Department of Sociology, and Director of the Mexico Center at UTSA. “For this show we focused on Richard’s iconic imagery of fellow artists, musicians, actors and celebrities,” said Lyle Williams, McNay curator of prints and drawings.
Exhibition Talk: Maestro of Pop
Thursday, July 23, 2015 – 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM at the Brown Gallery:
Lyle Williams, Curator of Prints and Drawings, discusses the late Richard Duardo and his legacy.
The McNay is offering two opportunities to learn printmaking in the iconic style of Richard Duardo. McNay: 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209, Phone(210) 824-5368
ArtFULL Wednesdays: Art Making for Adults: Screenprinting
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 – 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Saturday, August 15, 2015 – 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM Valero Learning Centers
Pop culture icons are presented through the eyes of an artist in Richard Duardo: Maestro of Pop. Discover how the artist drew inspiration from Andy Warhol and make a screenprint based on a celebrity icon.