Containing paintings, sculptures and works on paper, this exhibition highlights artistic trends of the “New York School,” or artists who were active in New York City in the 1950s and 1960s and primarily worked in abstraction.
This exhibition consists of about 40 decorated wooden distaffs, or spinning implements, from Russia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, France, Germany, Albania, Greece, Serbia and Bosnia, dating from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Works by abstract expressionists Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottlieb, Willem de Kooning, Hedda Sterne and Ad Reinhardt, among others.
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.
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.
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.