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Exhibit offers ‘spinning’ works of art

  ATHENS, GA – (AAPNW) – “To Spin a Yarn: Distaffs, Folk Art and Material Culture” opens Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Georgia Museum of Art through April 16, 2017. This exhibition consists of about 40 decorated wooden distaffs, or spinning implements. Dating from the 19th and 20th centuries, the distaffs come from regions […]

January 2017 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Georgia,News (Time related),PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

GA: Athens

  WHERE: Georgia Museum of Art. WHEN: Opens Saturday, September 17 and on view through December 11, 2016. Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883–1950 This show will feature approximately 40 paintings, works on paper and photographs by major American and European artists. Among others and including artists: Georgia O’Keeffe, Edward Steichen, Joseph Stella, […]

September 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Bugle Section,Georgia,News (Time related),PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Viewers can expect works of power

  Going on view, Friday, June 3, 2016 and featuring the work of 60 different artists, this exhibition includes powerful, representative work by some of the biggest names in the contemporary art world, including John Baldessari, Louise Bourgeois, Alberto Burri, Ed Ruscha, Kiki Smith and Rachel Whiteread. Curators Lynn Boland and Pierre Daura of European […]

May 2016 | Posted in Archives,At the Museums dept,Bugle Section,Georgia,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

SPS to be celebrated

  The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition “Frank Hartley Anderson: Forging the Southern Printmakers Society” from Saturday, March 26 to June 19, 2016. Organized by guest curator Lynn Barstis Williams Katz, librarian emeritus, Auburn University, and a noted scholar on southern prints, the exhibition will display works […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Bugle Section,Georgia,News (Time related),PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Ligare show on Georgia’s mind

  As the winter starts to seem long and cold, even in Georgia, opening on Saturday, February 13 at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia, visitors will be transported to the warmth of California with the exhibition, “David Ligare: California Classicist” which remains on view through May 8, 2016. The show […]

February 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Bugle Section,Georgia,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Show focuses on Needleworks

On view through February 28, 2016 at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia, “Georgia’s Girlhood Embroidery: ‘Crowned with Glory and Immortality’” focuses on ornamental needlework created in Georgia and is the first comprehensive exhibition of Georgia samplers. Organized by curators Kathleen Staples, independent scholar, and Dale Couch, curator of decorative arts […]

January 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Georgia,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

She is number 1

Shawnya L. Harris became the first Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art recently for the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia in Athens. Dr. William Underwood Eiland, director of the museum, said, “Dr. Harris’ arrival at the museum as our first Thompson Curator marks […]

September 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Georgia,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places | Read More »

Works on view span artist’s career

On view at the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens, “Ralph Chessé” (1900–1991) was an multifaceted artist: painter, sculptor and puppeteer who spent time in New Orleans, Europe and San Francisco. His travels and his work as a theater actor and puppeteer deeply influenced his work.      Born in New Orleans to a family of […]

August 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Bugle Section,Georgia,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Cloar’s ‘memories’ have global appeal

GA: Athens WHERE: Georgia Museum of Art. WHEN: Through January 5, 2014. TITLE: The Crossroads of Memory: Carroll Cloar and the American South BRIEF ABOUT: This exhibition features works by Carroll Cloar whose complex style not only pays homage to the great American realist masters and the pointillism of the Post-Impressionists, but also blends these […]

October 2013 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Georgia,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

GA: Athens

  WHERE: Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia. WHEN: On view through June 30, 2013. TITLE: Cityscapes by Ben Aronson BRIEF ABOUT: 18 works by Aronson (b.1958) includes a mix of architectural and pedestrian scenes that capture the energy of rapid urban life in a painterly manner. Ben’s stylistic influences come from […]

May 2013 | Posted in Archives,At the Museums dept,Georgia,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

GA: Athens

  WHERE: Georgia Museum of Art. WHEN: Opens Saturday, June 1 and on view through September 14, 2013. TITLE: Fashion Independent: The Original Style of Ann Bonfoey Taylor BRIEF ABOUT:  The collection, selected by Art and Antiques magazine as one of the top 100 museum gifts of 2008, showcases Ann Bonfoey Taylor’s (1910–2007) custom-made wardrobe of […]

May 2013 | Posted in Archives,At the Museums dept,Clothesline Section,Georgia,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,Video | Read More »

Art in the Box

The creative dynamics of corrugated cardboard   Most people give little thought to corrugated cardboard that in turn, makes cardboard boxes, providing a protective structure for everyday supplies or more delicate wares.  Starting with a simple pine tree, the transformation is fascinating to watch.  Any creative venture that begins with a raw, natural source, and […]

February 2013 | Posted in Archives,Georgia,Illinois,In-Out Design Section,Indiana | Read More »

GA: Columbus

WHERE: Columbus Art Museum. WHEN: Through November 4, 2012 in the Third Floor Galleries. TITLE: ROCÍO RODRÍGUEZ- Divergent Fictions: A Selection of Works from 1988 – 2012 BRIEF ABOUT: In 1961 at age nine, Rocío Rodríguez  (www.rociorodriguex.net) entered the United States from Cuba. As exiles, her family maintained strong emotional attachment to their language and […]

September 2012 | Posted in At the Museums dept,Georgia,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

GA: Buford

WHERE: Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center. WHEN: On view through June 30, 2012. TITLE: Off the Hook BRIEF ABOUT: Approximately 200 handmade antique, modern and contemporary hook rugs by dozens of Southeastern artists.  From delicate flowers to bold geometric designs, from curious self-portraits to beloved animals, you will learn about the origins of the craft […]

May 2012 | Posted in Georgia | Read More »

GA: Athens

WHERE: GEORGIA, Athens WHEN: Now TITLE: International Call for entries. BRIEF ABOUT:  The Kress Project is soliciting responses to the 12 Italian Renaissance paintings in the Georgia Museum of Art’s Kress Collection through early 2012. Submissions may include a wide variety of forms, such as academic essays, visual art, choreography, fashion design or even a […]

July 2011 | Posted in Archives,Georgia | Read More »

GA: Atlanta

WHERE: GEORGIA: Atlanta WHEN: On view through April 2012 in the Atlanta airport’s T gates TITLE: All Creatures Great and Small BRIEF ABOUT: As part of the Airport Art Program, Hartsfield-Jackson International Atlanta Airport is from the Georgia Museum of Art’s permanent collection and the collection of Carl and Marian Mullis. Works by such folk […]

June 2011 | Posted in Archives,Georgia | Read More »







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