Exhibitions

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Jay Robinson: Quarks, Leptons and Peanuts

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, Philip Henry Alston Jr. and Alonzo and Vallye Dudley 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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Art Hazelwood and Ronnie Goodman: Speaking to the Issues

June 13, 2015 - September 13, 2015
Martha Thompson Dinos and Dorothy Alexander Roush Galleries

Two California Bay Area artists, Art Hazelwood and Ronnie Goodman, confront and tackle such present-day realities as homelessness, poverty, war, corruption and violence in their art.

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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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Ralph Chessé

July 11, 2015 - October 04, 2015
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery II

Ralph Chessé (1900–1991) was a painter, sculptor and puppeteer who spent time in New Orleans, Europe and 1960s San Francisco. His travels and his work as a theater actor and puppeteer deeply influenced his work. This exhibition gathers paintings, puppets and works on paper that span his long and multifaceted career.

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The History of the American Band, 1830–1900 :Art, Instruments and Ephemera from the Collection of George Foreman

October 10, 2015 - January 03, 2016
Martha Thompson Dinos and Dorothy Alexander Roush Galleries

This exhibition draws from a private collection to present items that trace the development and history of the American band from its inception in the 1830s to the turn of the 20th century.

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Samurai: The Way of the Warrior

October 24, 2015 - January 03, 2016
Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

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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In Time We Shall Know Ourselves: Photographs by Raymond Smith

October 24, 2015 - January 03, 2016
Virginia and Alfred Kennedy and Philip Henry Alston Jr. Galleries

This exhibition will feature photographs by Raymond Smith, taken during a 3-month trip across the United States in 1974. Image: Street-Corner Preacher, Savannah, Georgia, 1974.

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Georgia’s Girlhood Embroidery: “Crowned with Glory and Immortality”

October 31, 2015 - February 28, 2016
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery II

This exhibition will feature ornamental needlework of Georgia and investigate both feminine skills and girlhood education in the state.

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Cherokee Baskets

January 23, 2016 - April 17, 2016
Martha Thompson Dinos and Dorothy Alexander Roush Galleries

This exhibition will look at the early basket-making history of the Cherokee, including the early-20th-century revival of the craft and the work of modern Cherokee basket makers.

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David Ligare: California Classicist

February 13, 2016 - May 08, 2016
Virginia and Alfred Kennedy, Philip Henry Alston Jr. and Lamar Dodd Galleries

A self-proclaimed Classicist, David Ligare creates perfectly ordered still-life, landscape, architectural and figurative paintings that occupy their own poetic world. The complete range of his subject matter is represented here in this retrospective exhibition of nearly 80 works, organized by the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

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Master of Fine Arts Degree Candidates Exhibition

April 09, 2016 - May 01, 2016
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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Paper in Profile: Mixografia and Taller de Gráfica Mexicana

June 04, 2016 - August 21, 2016
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

This exhibition offers an engaging survey of international contemporary art and some of its modernist precedents framed within the compelling history of an important printmaking and multiples workshop. Featuring the work of more than 90 artists, it includes powerful, representative work by some of the biggest names in the contemporary art world.

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

September 17, 2016 - December 11, 2016
Boone and George-Ann Knox I, 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 55 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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