Georgia Museum of Art presents exhibition of Southern Folk Art

. May 23, 2012

The Georgia Museum of Art presents Southern Folk Art from the Permanent Collection, an exhibition on view now through June 22, 2012.


John Baeder (American, b. 1938), Beverly’s Luncheonette, 1980. C Print on Kodak Endura paper, 20 x 30 inches. On loan from Thomas Paul Gallery

In conjunction with “John Baeder,” this special exhibition will feature works of southern folk art from the permanent collection. Works by self-taught artists have been a recent area of focus for GMOA, and the display features acquisitions since 2006 and includes art by Mose Tolliver, Thornton Dial Sr., R.A. Miller, Purvis Young, Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Mary T. Smith, Minnie Adkins and Cheever Meaders, among many others

About The Georgia Museum of Art
Partial support for the exhibitions and programs at the Georgia Museum of Art is provided by the Georgia Council for the Arts through appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. The council is a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Individuals, foundations and corporations provide additional museum support through their gifts to the University of Georgia Foundation. The Georgia Museum of Art is located in the Performing and Visual Arts Complex on the East Campus of the University of Georgia. The address is 90 Carlton Street, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. 30602-6719.

For more information, including hours, see http://www.georgiamuseum.org or call 706.542.GMOA (4662).

Category: Photography

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