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Folk Art in the South: Selections from the Permanent Collection

January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020
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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The Many Things That Fall in Between: Recent Work by Baker Overstreet

March 1 - May 19
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Baker Overstreet’s first solo show at the Morris Museum of Art features new paintings—in the artist’s words, “wildly colorful” works on panel, ranging from the very small to the very large. Predominantly abstract, they reference many things—“ghastly hybrid animals, seductresses, deviant clowns, and many things that fall in between.”  These paintings represent a new direction for the artist: “to explore the…

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Modern Masters: Group ƒ/64

April 27 - July 21
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Photographs by Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Willard Van Dyke, Brett Weston, and Edward Weston Works from the Bank of America Collection April 27–July 21, 2019 Modern Masters: Group ƒ/64 features forty-four photographs by five of its legendary members—Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Willard Van Dyke, Brett Weston, and Edward Weston. Many of the f/64 photographers are now regarded as some of…

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Gathered: Photographs by Lucinda Bunnen

May 8 - July 7
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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One of the most respected photographers in the country, Lucinda Bunnen took up photography at the age of forty when she and her family traveled to Peru. There she discovered a love for the medium and the immediacy of its rewards, as well as a certain innate skill that she has honed ever since. As well as being a prolific…

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Art at Lunch: Lucinda Bunnen

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn about Lucinda Bunnen, a prolific artist, collector and a renowned benefactor to the photography community in Atlanta, and whose work is featured in our current exhibition, Gathered: Photographs by Lucinda Bunnen. Members, $12; nonmembers, $16. Catered lunch included. Paid reservations due May 15.

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