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Intimate Expressions: Two Centuries of American Drawings

This catalogue examines the life and work of such prominent American artists as Thomas Hart Benton, Benjamin West, Charles Burchfield and many others, in the context of works on paper. The works featured in the catalogue were created in such media as silver point, gouache, charcoal, ink and watercolor and demonstrate the range of moods and textures inherent in works on paper, as well as a feeling of spontaneity and immediacy. The essays also examine the collection as a whole, discussing the range of styles and genres.

Exhibition dates: December 6, 1997-February 1, 1998
General Editor: Donald D. Keyes
Essays by Henry Adams; Douglas Dreishpoon
84 p.; Illustrated (includes 22 color plates); Essays: 2; Published: 1998; $30.00
ISBN 0-915977-28-1

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Weaving His Art on Golden Looms: Paintings and Drawings by Art Rosenbaum

This catalogue of the works of Athens artist Art Rosenbaum accompanies his first major retrospective exhibition and is fully illustrated with 51 full-page color images reflecting the entire checklist of the exhibition. Rosenbaum's paintings show many influences, from the American Scene to self-taught art to German Expressionist prints, and their large scale, complexity and vivid color draw the viewer in. Dennis Harper (Georgia Museum of Art curator of exhibitions), Paul Manoguerra (Georgia Museum of Art curator of American art) and Len Jenkins (playwright) contributed essays to the catalogue, which also includes a 45-minute documentary on DVD titled "It's Not What You Think It Is" and is directed by Neil Rosenbaum.

Exhibition Dates: Oct. 21, 2006-Jan. 7, 2007
General Editor: Dennis Harper
104 pp.; Illustrated (color). Published: 2006; $35.00
ISBN: 0-915977-60-5

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Amazing Grace: Self-Taught Artists from the Mullis Collection

This hardcover 12-by-12-inch exhibition catalogue features full-page color illustrations of all 90 works in the exhibition, organized by Paul Manoguerra, curator of American art at the Georgia Museum of Art, as well as essays by Carl Mullis, the collector, and Carol Crown, professor of art history at the University of Memphis. Biographies of all the artists, from Howard Finster and R.A. Miller to Sister Gertrude Morgan and Mary T. Smith, by Paul Manoguerra, follow the exhibition catalogue section. This book recieved a bronze medal in the 2008 Independent Publisher Book Awards for Fine Art Books.

Exhibition Dates: Sept. 29, 2007-Jan. 6, 2008
160 pp.; Illustrated (color). Published: 2007; $48.00
ISBN-10: 0-915977-63-X
ISBN-13: 978-0-915977-63-5

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Figurative Connections: Selected Works by Eric Bransby

Exhibition dates: June 5-July 25, 2004

Essays by Marilyn Laufer and William U. Eiland
ISBN: 0-915977-53-2; $20
Published: June 2004

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Coming Home: American Paintings, 1930-1950, from the Schoen Collection

Organized by the Georgia Museum of Art and the Mobile Museum of Art, this exhibition features 128 paintings from the numerous periods that make up the American scene from 1930 to 1950, when the influences of the Depression and World War II contributed to styles of art variously known as Regionalism, Social Realism, Magic Realism, Surrealism and Precisionism. The exhibition will travel to the Mobile, Alabama; Gainesville, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; Coral Gables, Florida; Savannah, Georgia; and Athens, Georgia.

 


Exhibition dates: August 27-November 27, 2005
Essays by Erika Doss and Andrew Ladis
344 pp; Illustrated. Published: 2003; $45.00 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0-915977-50-8