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March 2020

LUSTER: Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting

March 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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This bold exhibition includes more than fifty-five paintings by fourteen leading photorealist artists—A. D. Cook, Randy Ford, Allan Gorman, Marc G. Jones, Cheryl Kelley, Richard Lewis, Lory Lockwood, Bob Petillo, Kris Preslan, Joseph Santos, Ken Scaglia, John E. Schaeffer, Guenevere Schwien, and Harold Zabady—all of whom specialize in automobile and motorcycle imagery. Through their work, they share their enthusiasm for…

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Modernism in the South

March 28, 2020 @ 8:00 am - August 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Since 1900 much of American painting and sculpture has been represented by a series of revolts against tradition, especially academic tradition.  At the dawn of the twentieth century, realism became the new direction for American artists. Later those realists gave way to modernists, many of them arriving from Europe. The impact of the 1913 Armory Show, where Americans saw Marcel…

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May 2020

Past Exhibitions

Vast Scale—Intimate Space: Paintings by Cheryl Goldsleger

Vast Scale—Intimate Space: Paintings by Cheryl Goldsleger is a small exhibition—just five paintings—that represents and shares big ideas about time and space and our place in each. It is a valedictory celebration of Goldsleger’s wonderfully successful term as the William S. Morris Eminent Scholar in Art at Augusta University. Goldsleger’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. The work in the present exhibition was…

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May 14, 2020 - August 9, 2020

August 2020

From Brayer to Brush: Hand-Colored Prints by Jim Sherraden

August 13, 2020 - November 8, 2020

Since 1977, artist Jim Sherraden has resided in Tennessee, where he managed Nashville’s Hatch Show Print from 1984 until 2017. He oversaw its transition from a cultural survivor of the mid-twentieth century to its current status as a widely recognized graphic design house and destination for letterpress enthusiasts. At Hatch, his clients included Emmylou Harris, B. B. King, Neil Young,…

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Music in the South

August 29, 2020 - November 22, 2020

Music in the South celebrates the culturally diverse and richly expressive traditions of this region’s musical arts in an exhibition of more than 35 works of art—paintings, drawings, prints, and photographs. The exhibition is mainly drawn from the Morris Museum’s permanent collection, supplemented by selected loans of musical instruments from the McKissick Museum in Columbia, South Carolina. Organized by consulting curator Jay…

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