Must-see Exhibits at the High Museum of Art


If you are looking for something to do on Memorial Day weekend head to the High Museum of Art for these must-see exhibitions.  Some are are ending soon.

Imagining New Worlds: Wifredo Lam, José Parlá, Fahamu Pecou
Through May 24, 2015
 
The exhibition Imagining New Worlds is divided into three parts: a retrospective of the twentieth-century artist Wifredo Lam and responses to Lam's legacy by contemporary artists José Parlá and Fahamu Pecou.
 

Leonard Freed: Black in White America
Through June 21, 2015
 
This exhibition features thirty-eight black-and-white photographs from this landmark photo essay. Presented alongside Gordon Parks's work, the exhibition offers visitors a window into African American life in the United States during the civil rights era. Like Parks, Freed sought to capture the personal experiences of African Americans across the nation amidst the fight for racial equality.

 
Gordon Parks: Segregation Story
Through Jun 21, 2015

This exhibition showcases more than forty color photographs by trailblazing African American artist Gordon Parks, many on view for the first time. Created for an influential 1950s Life magazine article, these photographs offer a powerful look at the daily life and struggles of a multigenerational family living in segregated Alabama.

 
Helen Levitt: In the Street
Through July 12, 2015  

Showcasing the honest, humorous and inventive works of prolific documentary photographer Helen Levitt, this exhibition will feature 30 works by Levitt from the collections of the High and the Telfair Museums (Savannah, Ga.). One of the best-known street photographers of the 20th century, Levitt (American, 1913-2009) documented the everyday dramas of New York City.

 
The Coca-Cola Bottle: An American Icon at 100
Through October 04, 2015 

Presented on the occasion of the Coca-Cola bottle's centennial, this exhibition brings together work by renowned artists, designers, and photographers, showcasing the iconic Coca-Cola bottle's outstanding impact on 20th and 21st century visual culture.


Photography by Bonnie M. Morét
It' is the last week to see this amazing exhibit.
 
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Wilfredo Lam.
 
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Intense.

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Vibrant and dramatic.

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Vibrant and bold.

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Vivid and expressive.

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One of my favorites in the High's collections.

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Thee pictures tell many stories.

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Thought-provoking.

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Compelling.

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A Coca-Cola mobile installation.

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An American Icon at 100.

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Dennis Hopper's Ike and Tina Turner.

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Roy Lichtenstein's House III.
 
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Bonnie Morét is an award-winning photographer recognized by The Georgia Council of the Arts as "an exceptional representation of contemporary Georgia art work." Her photography is featured on Georgia Public Broadcast's Georgia Traveler. Her exhibitions include Fifth Annual Exposure Awards at Musee du Louvre in Paris, France, Art Takes Miami at Scope Art during Art Basel Miami, Metro Montage XIII at the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, World of Water at the Georgia Aquarium, Open Walls at Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon, Wholly Georgia: A Look at the Effects of Southern Religious Culture, sponsored by the Art History League and Georgia State University, at Mint Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia, 6x6 at the Rochester Contemporary Arts Center in Rochester, New York, @Phonography: Dialogue in the Wireless Age, at 3 Ring Circus in New Orleans, Louisiana, and About Lands and Lives of the Civil War at the 6th Cavalry Museum in Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia. Her photography appears in Modern Luxury/The Atlantan, Jezebel Magazine, and hangs in the executive offices at the Georgia State Capitol as part of the Art of Georgia exhibit. Corporate clients include Atlanta Ballet, Atlanta History Center, Chanel Cosmetics, Christian Dior Cosmetics, Sharp Mountain Vineyards, PM Realty Group, Granite Properties, Road Atlanta, Patrón Tequila, Georgia's Own Credit Union, StubHub, CBM Records and The Washington Auto Show.