Exhibit

Exhibition: “Artists of the New York School”

This exhibition features works from the collection of the Georgia Museum of Art and several private collections. Containing paintings, sculptures and works on paper, the show 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. Works by female artists such as Louise Nevelson, Michael (Corrine) West, Helen Frankenthaler and Anne Ryan are included, along with works by artists Robert Goodnough, James Brooks, Frank Stella, Philip Guston and Gerome Kamroski.

Exhibit: Tom Polk

Through Aug. 13. While Tom Polk’s professional life was fulfilled as an associate professor and area chairman of art history at UGA, he was also a life-long artist. He earned a combined undergraduate degree from Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design in both art history and studio art. At peace in nature, landscapes were his most frequent subject, and the State Botanical Garden of Georgia was one of his favorite haunts.

Exhibition: “Paper in Profile”

"Paper in Profile: Mixografia and Taller de Gráfica Mexicana." Through Aug. 21. 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.

Tuesday Tour

A free guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Contact: Jean Cleveland 706-542-8079

 

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