Amon Carter museum releases 2016 schedule

Abstract art, photographs of the U.S.-Mexico border and paintings depicting old Hollywood are all part of the 2016 exhibition schedule for the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, according to a news release.

The exhibits will display works by painter Thomas Hart Benton, abstract artist Norman Lewis, musician Guillermo Galindo and photographers Anthony Hernandez and Richard Misrach.

Benton’s exhibit, American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood, opens Feb. 6 and runs through May 1. The exhibit will feature about 100 paintings, drawings and other works illustrating film sets and other scenes of American life.

A photography exhibit, Discarded: Photographs by Anthony Hernandez, will run March 5 through Aug. 7. Hernandez’s work depicts the desert areas of California.

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Lewis exhibit, Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis, will run June 4 to Aug. 21. The exhibit will showcase about 70 abstract works by Lewis from the 1930s to 1970s.

Border Cantos will run Sept. 24 to Dec. 31 and feature Misrach’s photographs of the U.S.-Mexico border, along with musical instruments crafted by Galindo.