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Not Ready to Make Nice: Guerrilla Girls in the Artworld and Beyond

December 06, 2014 - March 01, 2015
Virginia and Alfred Kennedy, Philip Henry Alston Jr. and Alonzo and Vallye Dudley Galleries

"Not Ready to Make Nice" illuminates and contextualizes the important historical and ongoing work of the Guerrilla Girls, highly original, provocative and influential artists who champion feminism and social change.

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A Year on the Hill: Work by Jim Fiscus and Chris Bilheimer

December 13, 2014 - March 08, 2015
Patsy Dudley Pate Balcony

In 2011, University of Georgia’s Lamar Dodd School of Art showcased the collaborative work of two local artists in the exhibition “A Year on the Hill: Work by Jim Fiscus and Chris Bilheimer.” Recently, the museum received several of these works of art as a gift, and we are excited to present them anew.

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The Life and Work of Alice Fischer, Cultural Pioneer

January 10, 2015 - March 08, 2015
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery II

This exhibition serves as an introduction to Fischer’s jewelry and other works of art (etchings, watercolors and drawings), which scholars have mostly overlooked, but will also delve into issues of identity and the influence of early Christian and medieval art on her jewelry designs.

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Small Truths: Pierre Daura’s Life and Vision

February 21, 2015 - April 19, 2015
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery I

The Pierre Daura Center was established at the Georgia Museum of Art in 2002 with a gift from Martha Randolph Daura in honor of her father and contains a collection of paintings, prints, drawings and sculptures by the Catalan-American artist Pierre Daura (1896–1976). In addition to more than 600 works of art, the gift included the artist’s archive, with important material relevant to modern art from the 1920s through the 1960s and an endowment to support both the center and a Pierre Daura Curator of European Art.

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Pierre Daura (1896–1976): Picturing Attachments

February 21, 2015 - April 19, 2015
Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

This exhibition is the first one devoted to the many works that the Catalan-American painter Pierre Daura created throughout his career in response to his personal relationships.

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Chaos and Metamorphosis: The Art of Piero Lerda

February 14, 2015 - May 10, 2015
Martha Thompson Dinos and Dorothy Alexander Roush Galleries

This exhibition presents a cross-section of the work of Italian artist Piero Lerda (1927–2007).

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Terra Verte

May 31, 2014 - July 01, 2015
Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden

Scottish artist Patricia Leighton has been making art in the public realm for more than 25 years, creating large-scale permanent commissions that relate to the history of a given site and relevant environmental and ecological conditions.

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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.jam

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Permanent Collection

With the completion of Phase II, 13 new galleries now house a significantly larger 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, with which the museum first opened its doors in November 1948. Holbrook's vision of permanently exhibiting treasures from the museum's collection is, at last, realized.

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