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October 16, 2016–January 8, 2017
The High offered the first U.S. presentation of new work from German photographer Thomas Struth, featuring more than 30 large-scale photographs—including one taken in the Georgia Aquarium and one of a robotics lab at Georgia Tech—that explore technology and the constructed landscape.
October 9, 2016–January 8, 2017
Fever Within marked the first retrospective of Southern artist Ronald Lockett, whose mixed-media works challenge the boundaries between self-taught and mainstream contemporary American art. A selection of large-scale sculptures by Lockett’s Alabama contemporaries complemented the exhibition.
December 5–27, 2016
The iconic Southern photographer William Christenberry passed away on November 28, 2016. Sixteen of his prints were on view in his memory.
May 14–October 30, 2016
Elijah Pierce’s sculpture honoring Hank Aaron’s 715th home run and W. C. Owens’s portrayal of an IRS agent being swallowed by a whale are among the sculptures in this exhibition that celebrates an important gift of 47 artworks from collector, scholar, and advocate Gordon W. Bailey.
January 16–September 11, 2016
This exhibition examined the ways in which artists have explored issues of identity and memory in the context of home.
June 11–September 11, 2016
A major retrospective of the work of Walker Evans, one of the most influential documentary photographers of the 20th century.
February 28–August 21, 2016
A major retrospective of celebrated contemporary photographer Vik Muniz, considered one of the most innovative artists of the 21st century.
June 11–August 14, 2016
This exhibition examined the sneaker's complex social history and cultural significance featuring approximately 160 pairs of sneakers.
December 14, 2015–June 25, 2016
Antiquated televisions repeat a portion of Nina Simone’s 1959 Town Hall performance of Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair, refashioning the song into a haunting round.
February 28–May 29, 2016
An exhibition featuring rare notebooks created by Jean-Michel Basquiat, which offer an intimate look into the life of the influential contemporary artist.
November 7, 2015—May 15, 2016
Works by visionary Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen, a cutting-edge artist inspired by diverse influences in the arts, sciences, music and philosophy.
February 13–May 1, 2016
This memorial exhibition presented a selection of Thornton Dial’s exuberant drawings and symbolically rich paintings that the Museum has collected over the past twenty years.
September 26, 2015–January 31, 2016
Exploring how late 18th- and early 19th-century American artists adapted European still-life tradition to American taste, character and experience.
October 18, 2015–January 17, 2016
A showcase of masterpieces and rare objects from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty.
July 18, 2015–January 10, 2016
Known for his distinctive approach, Brett Weston is one of the great mid-century American photographers.
May 23, 2015–January 10, 2016
A retrospective of illustrations by the best-selling children's book artist and author.
April 24–November 15, 2015
May 4–November 15, 2015
An exhibition of twentieth-century artwork from the collection of Lenore and Burton Gold.
April 24–November 1, 2015
The second large-scale, interactive design installation by contemporary Mexican designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena.
July 18–October 4, 2015
The High's second major exhibition featuring recently acquired works on paper by Georgia-based artists.
February 28–October 4, 2015
Exploring the iconic design and creative legacy of the Coca-Cola bottle.
June 21–September 13, 2015
Presenting twenty pieces of jewelry by acclaimed African American jewelry designer Arthur "Art" Smith.
June 21–September 6, 2015
A major exhibition of more than 60 works created between 1954 and 2013 by internationally acclaimed artist Alex Katz.
January 10–July 12, 2015
Showcasing the honest, humorous and inventive works of one of the best-known street photographers of the 20th century.
January 10–July 5, 2015
Honoring one of the 20th century's most influential artists and the important recent acquisition of Romare Bearden's only known self portrait.
November 15, 2014–June 21, 2015
Presenting rarely seen photographs by trailblazing African American artist and filmmaker Gordon Parks.
November 15, 2014–June 21, 2015
Featuring thirty-eight black-and-white photographs from a landmark multiyear documentary project.
February, 7–June 7, 2015
A rare display of more than 100 works by celebrated Southern-born American designer Earl Pardon.
February 14–May 24, 2015
A retrospective of work by one of the Surrealist movement's most influential figures.
February 14–May 24, 2015
Presenting a group of ten sculptural paintings by José Parlá that suggest cultural fragments salvaged from urban sites.
January 10–May 10, 2015
Dox Thrash's art chronicles, in the period of a few years, a journey that extended a lifetime.
October 11, 2014–February 15, 2015
This installation featured the voices of 59 singers (adults and children) performing one of Thomas Tallis' most famous compositions.
June 14, 2014–January 18, 2015
More than 100 black-and-white and color works by one of the most significant photographers of the mid-20th century.
September 28, 2014–January 18, 2015
A close look at five portraits that demonstrate how portraiture style evolved in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
October 25, 2014–January 11, 2015
This exhibition presented works from the private collection of Henry and Rose Pearlman, including an outstanding selection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings.
July 26, 2014–January 4, 2015
A craft installation celebrating acquisitions to the High Museum of Art's collection facilitated by collectors Martha and Pat Connell.
June 28, 2014–January 4, 2015
Celebrating the versatility and time honored tradition of the act of mark-making through some of the best drawings in the High's permanent collection.
July 24, 2014–December 9, 2014
Representing Joris Laarman's explorations in the ever-shifting realm of fabrication through 3-D printing.
July 18–November 30, 2014
A site-specific work that invited the community to actively participate in the life of our entire Woodruff Arts Center campus through recreation, social interaction, performances, and art-making activities.
June 14–November 2, 2014
Featuring more than 20 works of contemporary art from the Museum's growing permanent collection.
May 21–September 14, 2014
The exhibition displayed conceptual drawings and scale models in addition to the concept cars, demonstrating how their experimental designs advanced ideas of progress and changed the automobile from an object of function to a symbol of future possibilities.
The High Museum of Art holds one of the most significant collections of photographs of the civil rights movement. This rotating installation presented a selection of that collection, which numbers more than 250 photographs.
February 23–May 18, 2014
Showcasing more than 100 works by Cuban-born American artist Abelardo Morell from 1986 to present.
November 3, 2013–January 19, 2014
Exploring the art, design and evolution of Paris' beloved Tuileries Garden and its impact on artists through time.
This major exhibition of work by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, featuring some of the best examples of art from two central figures of Mexican modernism.
This installation highlighted selections from a project Arthur Grace undertook for
Newsweek magazine, which culminated in his book Choose Me: Portraits of a Presidential Race, featuring the candidates of the 1988 campaign.
September 22, 2012–January 6, 2013
This exhibition was a result of a four-year collaboration among the High Museum of Art, the musée du Louvre, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and the Terra Foundation for American Art. The collaboration focused on installations of American and European art.
July 14–September 30, 2012
After a two-year tour of the southeastern United States, the High Museum of Art’s collection of European and American Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings and works on paper has returned home.
On view concurrently, these two exhibitions showcased photographs from MoMA's collection as well as commissioned works by the High Museum of Art.
This exhibition featured new discoveries made about two works painted in Italy by the nineteenth century master of American landscape painting, George Inness.
November 12, 2011–January 22, 2012
Exhibition showcases photographer’s diverse career and presents focused survey of more than 50 years of work.
June 18–November 6, 2011
This exhibition of 64 color photographs by Atlanta-based Chip Simone presents a tightly focused retrospective of the past decade of his work.
June 18–September 11, 2011
Alfred Stieglitz championed many of America's most progressive artists in the first decades of the twentieth century.
January 29–June 5, 2011
Superb works on paper by conceptual and minimal artists including William Anastasi, Robert Barry, and Stephen Antonakos.
January 29–June 5, 2011
A dynamic series of photographs drawn from the High's permanent collection.