Pittsburg State to unveil Warhol artwork donation
PITTSBURG (AP) - Pittsburg State University will unveil a donated Andy Warhol artwork this week that will be on display at the university's new arts center.
A ceremony to unveil the donation from Robert and Gwendolyn Tyler will be held Wednesday morning in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts.
Rhona McBain, chairwoman of Pittsburg State's art department, said in a statement Monday that the Warhol piece will be inspiration to those who perform and visit the new arts center.
Robert Tyler, president of Winfield Consumer Products, is a 1975 graduate of Pittsburg State. The Joplin Globe reported the Robert and Gwendolyn Tyler Charitable Foundation has provided funding for the Tyler Research Center and established the Dr. George Graham Plastics Engineering Technology Scholarship.