Sister Mary Corita Kent, once the nation's best-known nun, won fame as a serigraph artist. Her bright, colorful silk-screen prints were the rage of the 1960s. Mary Corita Kent was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa in 1918, then moved with her family to Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1920.Two years later they moved to Los Angeles, where she grew up. She joined the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary there in 1938.
She received her bachelor's degree from Immaculate Heart College in 1941, followed by a master's in art history 10 years later from the University of Southern California. Print 14 x 18.25 inches; frame 27 x 23.5 inches. Print in excellent apparent condition, not removed from frame.Frame has light display wear. We have a fine selection of quality items for sale at Amphora Art & Antiques. The authenticity of all items listed are guaranteed to be as represented - all efforts are taken to ensure accurate and descriptive condition reports and photographs. The item "Sister Mary Corita (Kent) Serigraph Silk-screen Abstract Ltd Ed Signed 1959 POEM" is in sale since Friday, September 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "amphora_art_antiques" and is located in Gardena, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.