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Style and Attitude: Abstract Art in the South

November 17, 2018 - January 12, 2019
Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Harold John Hansen, Abstraction—Blue, undated. Acrylic on board. Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia. Gift of the Robert Powell Coggins Art Trust.

This exhibition examines abstraction and abstract expressionism—the dominant mode of artistic expression in post–World War II America—through a Southern lens. Few art movements are as closely associated with a specific time and place as abstract expressionism is with New York City in the 1940s and 1950s. It was the first American movement to achieve international recognition, and it put New York…

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Jonathan Green, The Passing of Eloise, 1988. Oil on Masonite. © Jonathan Green. Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia.

Jonathan Green: Selections from the Permanent Collection

November 21, 2018 - January 27, 2019
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Born and raised in the South Carolina low country, Jonathan Green graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1982 and has sustained a very successful career ever since. His paintings can be found in major museum, corporate, and private collections around the world. He is represented in the Morris Museum’s permanent collection by nearly forty works…

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William Greiner, Blue Heart, Houma, Louisiana, 1989. Digital C-print. Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia. Gift of William Greiner.

Local Color: Photography in the South

December 8, 2018 - February 17, 2019
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Local Color, an exhibition of more than forty works drawn from the Morris Museum’s permanent collection, explores the special role that color photography has played in the history of Southern photography since it was first popularized by William Christenberry and William Eggleston. In addition to those pioneers, the exhibition features work by John Baeder, William Greiner, Birney Imes, Jim McGuire, and Meryl Truett, to…

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Folk Art in the South: Selections from the Permanent Collection

January 1 - December 31
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Folk art—often characterized as outsider, visionary, or self-taught—varies widely in medium and subject matter. The range of descriptive terms applied to it does little to describe the imaginative ways in which folk artists express deeply personal ideas in visual language. They employ readily accessible materials, including found objects, to produce their work, putting mundane materials to fresh and ingenious uses.…

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12:00 pm

FREE Sundays at The Morris

January 6 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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FREE Sundays at The Morris are sponsored by Bank of America! Thank you to our wonderful sponsors—without them, these events and programs would not be possible. Alternative Construction & Environmental Solutions, Inc. Atomic Studios The Augusta Chronicle Augusta Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United, Inc. Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau Augusta Family Magazine Augusta Magazine Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. Blanchard…

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