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Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883–1950

September 17, 2016 - December 11, 2016
Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

From its opening in 1883 to the present day, artists have repeatedly focused on the bridge as a stand-in for both the city of New York and for the idea of modernity as defined by that city’s urban life. This show will feature approximately 40 paintings, works on paper and photographs by major American and European artists, primarily borrowed from leading institutions and private collectors, that depict the bridge.

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Gifts and Prayers: The Romanovs and Their Subjects

September 03, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Dorothy Alexander Roush and Martha Thompson Dinos Galleries

This exhibition includes portrait paintings, military medals and orders, statuettes, icons, snuff boxes and objects made by Fabergé to show how the Romanov family of Russian rulers commissioned, used and distributed gifts to solidify its hold on power.

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Man’s Canyons: New York City on Paper

September 17, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery I

This small exhibition includes views of New York City created on paper from the late 19th to mid-20th century.

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Living Color: Gary Hudson in the 1970s

September 17, 2016 - January 08, 2017
Virginia and Alfred Kennedy and Philip Henry Alston Jr. Galleries

This exhibition showcases the 1970s work of painter Gary Hudson, who was associated with the lyrical abstraction movement.

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Storytelling: The Georgia Review’s 70th Anniversary Art Retrospective

November 05, 2016 - January 29, 2017
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery II

The Georgia Review celebrates the wide-ranging roster of visual artists whose work it has reproduced with a selected retrospective of paintings, works on paper, photographs and 3-D compositions.

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Driving Forces: Sculpture by Lin Emery

October 01, 2016 - April 02, 2017
Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden and Alonzo and Vallye Dudley Gallery

An exhibition of large and small kinetic sculptures by the New Orleans artist.

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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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