Exhibitions - High Museum of Art

The Gates of Paradise: Lorenzo Ghiberti’s Renaissance Masterpiece
April 28 – July 15, 2007
Skyway Level, Stent Family Wing

The exhibition, comprised of three newly restored panels and four decorative pieces from the Gates of Paradise, marks the first and only time the works will travel to the United States since their creation over 500 years ago.

Louvre Atlanta: Kings as Collectors
Through September 2, 2007
Anne Cox Chambers Wing

The French royal collections are the heart of the Louvre's present day holdings. This central exhibition of the first year features more than 30 works assembled during the reigns of Kings Louis XIV and Louis XVI, including a very special masterpieces from the Louvre’s collection—and Nicolas Poussin’s Et in Arcadia Ego.

Louvre Atlanta: Decorative Arts of the Kings
Through September 2, 2007
Anne Cox Chambers Wing

Featuring decorative arts commissioned for the courts of Kings Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI, this exhibition shows the dexterity and excellence of French artisans in the royal factories and includes fine examples of furniture, tapestry, ceramics and silver.

Louis Monza: From Politics to Paradise

Through August 19, 2007
Lower Level, Wieland Pavilion

Louis Monza: From Politics to Paradise features over 50 works the Museum recently acquired as a gift. The exhibition will track a narrative reading of Monza’s work, from the despair it expressed in the wake of World War II to its culmination in his personal paradise.

Romantic Eye: Drawings and Watercolors from the Ryals Collection
Through May 13, 2007
Lower Level, Wieland Pavilion

This exhibition highlights approximately 80 18th- and 19th-century British drawings and watercolors from the Ryals collection. Some artists represented in the collection are George Romney, Anthony Vandyke Copley Fielding, David Cox, Thomas Gainsborough, John Flaxman, John Henry Fuseli and J.M.W. Turner.

Southern Vernacular: Nineteenth-Century Southern Folk Art
3rd Floor, Stent Family Wing

This permanent collection installation highlights more than 40 pieces from the High’s collection of 19th-century Southern decorative arts, folk art painting, sculpture, and ceramics. These objects, most of which have not been on view since 1999, are particular favorites of many High Museum of Art patrons.

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