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Georgia Museum of Art to focus on scale

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will turn its focus to large-scale works in the exhibition “XL,” on view Sept. 13 to Nov. 16, 2014, in the Virginia and Alfred Kennedy and Philip Henry Alston Jr. Galleries. New curator of American art Sarah Kate Gillespie has selected works that date from the 1950s to the 21st century, a period marked by a concern with scale.

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Georgia Museum of Art to show Pucci’s American designs

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will display the exhibition “Emilio Pucci in America” Oct. 18, 2014 to Feb. 1, 2015. The exhibition highlights the famed Italian fashion designer’s role in the rise of postwar Italian dress and how his time in the United States—beginning with his enrollment as a student at UGA—influenced his preference for the ready-to-wear collections he is most famous for designing.

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Georgia Museum of Art to show new drawings of Parthenon sculptures

Monday, August 4, 2014

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host the exhibition “An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab,” September 13 through December 7. Schwab’s drawings help explain the most badly damaged relief sculptures of the Parthenon, the temple often considered the greatest work of ancient Greek art and architecture.

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Newcomb Pottery curator Sally Main to speak at the Georgia Museum of Art

Monday, August 4, 2014

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present a lecture by Sally Main, senior curator of the Newcomb Art Gallery at Tulane University, entitled “Newcomb’s Designers: A Conscious Revolution” on August 28 at 5:30 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Georgia Museum of Art welcomes Michele Turner as new director of membership

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Michele Turner, previously special events coordinator at the Georgia Museum of Art, started July 1 as its new director of membership.

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