Exhibitions

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Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise

May 17, 2014 - August 31, 2014
George-Ann and Boone Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

Organized by the Newcomb Art Gallery and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, "Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise" is the largest presentation of Newcomb arts and crafts in more than 25 years.

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The Lithographs of Carroll Cloar

May 17, 2014 - August 10, 2014
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery I

Although formally trained in New York, Carroll Cloar (1913–1993) spent most of his career in Memphis, Tenn., creating works of art based on his memories of his childhood in Earle, Ark.

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Shapes That Talk to Me: The Athens Scene, 1975–85

May 24, 2014 - October 19, 2014
Permanent collection galleries

As part of Art Rocks Athens, the museum will join the UGA Special Collections Library, the Lamar Dodd School of Art, the Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné and others in celebrating the Athens art and music scene of the 1970s and 1980s.

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Terra Verte

May 31, 2014 - May 31, 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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Picturing America :Signature Works from the Westmoreland Museum of American Art

June 14, 2014 - August 24, 2014
Virginia and Alfred Kennedy and Philip Henry Alston Jr. Galleries

Fifty-six works from the Westmoreland's permanent collection make up this exhibition that spans 200 years of American art, from colonial times to the mid-20th century, as the United States came into its own as the cultural capital of the world.

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The Prints of Mary Wallace Kirk

July 19, 2014 - October 12, 2014
Martha Thompson Dinos and Dorothy Alexander Roush Galleries

Born and resident in Tuscumbia, Ala., for nearly all her life, Mary Wallace Kirk (1889–1978) is virtually unknown today as an artist, despite her training at the Art Students League in New York, where she studied etching with Harry Sternberg.

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An Archaeologist’s Eye: The Parthenon Metope Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab

September 13, 2014 - December 07, 2014
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery II

Professor Katherine Schwab's drawings of the Parthenon frieze reliefs let us reimagine these works of art in our time and experience their sustained mythological narratives. Schwab’s drawings combine artistic ability and archaeological expertise, and, through the process of drawing, she has made new observations and discoveries.

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XL

September 13, 2014 - November 16, 2014
Virginia and Alfred Kennedy and Philip Henry Alston Jr. Galleries

A famous art school joke, attributed to graphic designer Paul Rand, reads, “If you can't make it good, make it big.” “XL” shows you can do both.

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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

Robert Schneider, Will Hart, Bill Doss and Jeff Mangum grew up in Ruston, La., spending much of their youth making music on four-track recorders.

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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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Odilon Redon

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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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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