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Advanced and Irascible: Abstract Expressionism from the Collection of Jeanne and Carroll Berry

January 14, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Lamar Dodd Gallery

Works by abstract expressionists Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottlieb, Willem de Kooning, Hedda Sterne and Ad Reinhardt, among others.

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Expanding Tradition: Selections from the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection

January 28, 2017 - May 07, 2017
Virginia and Alfred Kennedy and Philip Henry Alston Jr. Galleries

This exhibition showcases more than 50 works by artists in the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection of African American Art. In addition, it celebrates the inception of the Thompsons’ endowed curatorship, currently held by Dr. Shawnya L. Harris.

Image: Willie Cole (American, b. 1955), untitled (chicken) (detail), 1995. Women's shoes and galvanized wire, 14 3/4 x 22 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches. Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection of African American Art.

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Master of Fine Arts Degree Candidates Exhibition

April 08, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Alonzo and Vallye Dudley Galleries; Patsy Dudley Pate Balcony

The annual exit show for the graduating master of fine arts students at the Lamar Dodd School of Art.

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Michael Ellison: Urban Impressions

February 18, 2017 - June 04, 2017
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery II

Block prints produced by Atlanta-based educator and printmaker Michael Ellison

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Belleek Porcelain from the Collection of Linda N. Beard

Wall case gifted by Linda N. and Larry H. Beard, permanent collection galleries

This periodically rotating exhibition of Belleek porcelain comprises masterworks from the comprehensive and noted collection of Linda N. Beard. The roots of Belleek porcelain production lay in the lands of John Caldwell Bloomfield, who in 1849 had a geologic survey of his property in the village of Belleek, County Fermanagh, in what would later become Northern Ireland, that revealed rich deposits of minerals.

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Permanent Collection

Thirteen galleries house a large portion of the Georgia Museum of Art's permanent collection, including many of the 100 American paintings that made up Alfred Heber Holbrook's founding gift. Eight of these recently received a major facelift, with new arrangements, paint colors and wall text to explain and educate.

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