Exhibitions

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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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Artists of the New York School

January 14, 2017 - March 19, 2017
Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook and Charles B. Presley Family Galleries

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.

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To Spin a Yarn: Distaffs, Folk Art and Material Culture

January 21, 2017 - April 16, 2017
Dorothy Alexander Roush and Martha Thompson Dinos Galleries

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.

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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 about 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.

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Michael Ellison: Urban Impressions

February 18, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery II

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

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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 and Charles B. Presley Family Galleries

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

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Modern Living: Giò Ponti and the Twentieth-Century Aesthetics of Design

June 10, 2017 - September 17, 2017
Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

This exhibition will present more than 50 objects, representing some of the Italian designer’s most outstanding pieces of furniture and decorative objects from the beginning of his career in the 1920s through the 1950s.

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Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête

October 14, 2017 - January 07, 2018
Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

This exhibition of more than 40 works by the acclaimed African American artist Mickalene Thomas also includes a selection of works by artists who inspired her.

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Vernacular Modernism: The Photography of Doris Ulmann

August 18, 2018 - November 18, 2018
Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

This is the first complete retrospective of the work of photographer Doris Ulmann, including her early Pictorialist photographs, her studio portrait production, her focus on the rural craftsmen and women of Appalachia, and her work on the African American and Gullah communities of coastal South Carolina and Georgia.

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