Exhibitions

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Boxers and Backbeats: Tomata du Plenty and the West Coast Punk Scene

October 04, 2014 - January 04, 2015
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery I

David Xavier Harrigan, a.k.a., Tomata du Plenty (1948–2000), was one of the founders of Seattle’s early-1970s punk scene with the Ze Whiz Kidz counterculture theatre troupe and fronted acclaimed L.A. synth-punk band the Screamers.

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The . . . of E6, part of Athens Celebrates Elephant Six

October 04, 2014 - January 04, 2015
Rachel Cosby Conway and Alfred Heber Holbrook Galleries

Although Elephant Six is best known for its music, the visual arts have always played a defining role in the collective’s activities, from album covers and show posters to theatrical stage presences. This exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art is part of a citywide series of art exhibitions and events: Athens Celebrates Elephant Six.

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Emilio Pucci in America

October 18, 2014 - February 01, 2015
Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

Inspired by Emilio Pucci's brief tenure as a student in horticulture at the University of Georgia in 1935, this exhibition celebrates the Italian designer's time in the United States and his 100th birthday.

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The Nightmare Transported into Art: Odilon Redon’s “St. Anthony”

November 01, 2014 - January 25, 2015
Dorothy Alexander Roush and Martha Thompson Dinos Galleries

Odilon Redon (French, 1840–1916) made three series of prints based on Gustave Flaubert’s “Temptation of St. Anthony.” This exhibition consists of the complete set of Redon’s third series (1896) illustrating Flaubert's work.

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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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Alice Fischer

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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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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Pierre Daura (1896–1976): Picturing Attachments

February 21, 2015 - April 19, 2015
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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Jay Robinson

March 28, 2015 - June 21, 2015
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery II

This exhibition will feature the work Jay Robinson has created since a fire in the mid-1990s destroyed his home and studio. Since then, Robinson has changed the direction of his work and reinvented himself as an artist.

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Master of Fine Arts Degree Candidates Exhibition

April 11, 2015 - May 03, 2015
Virginia and Alfred Kennedy and Philip Henry Alston Jr. Galleries

Eighteen emerging talents from eight different areas will present their work in the annual MFA exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art. The exhibition will feature varied works born out of diverse approaches.

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El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte

June 13, 2015 - September 13, 2015
Virginia and Alfred Kennedy, Philip Henry Alston Jr., Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

From the international fight against fascism to protecting the proletariat, El Taller de Gráfica Popular (the Workshop for Popular Graphics, or TGP for short) worked diligently to keep pertinent issues before the populace of Mexico and the world.

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Samurai: The Way of the Warrior

October 24, 2015 - January 03, 2016

Drawing from the rich and varied Japanese collection of the Stibbert Museum, in Florence, Italy, this evocative exhibition features some 100 objects related to the legendary samurai warriors.

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