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High Museum of Art – Virtual Tour

High Museum of Art - Virtual Tour

High Museum of Art – Virtual Tour

The High Museum of Art is a leading art museum in the Southeastern United States, which was founded in 1905 as the Atlanta Art Association. Today, the museum’s collection includes more than 17,000 artworks

Special exhibitions at the High feature strong global partnerships with other museums such as the Louvre and the museum is also a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate.

The museum covers seven key collecting areas:

  • African Art – including masks and figurative sculptures, textiles, beadwork, metalwork, and ceramics
  • American Art – over 1,200 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints made by American artists between 1780 and 1980
  • Decorative Arts, and Design – including nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American decorative arts and a Collection of English Ceramics from 1640 to 1840
  • European Art – over 1,000 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper span the 1300s through the 1900s 
  • Folk and Self-taught art – artworks by Southern and African American “self-taught” artists 
  • Modern and Contemporary Art – traces the development of innovative visual languages since 1945
  • Photography – with 7,500 prints from the 1840s to the present, by from artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and scientists

High Museum of Art - Virtual Tour

Twilight by Martin Johnson Heade, 1886 – High Museum of Art

Highlights of the High Museum of Art

  • Autumn on the Seine, Argenteuil by Claude Monet, 1873
  • An Auguste Rodin sculpture The Shade, 1880-81
  • John Singer Sargent, Ralph Curtis on the Beach in Scheveningen, 1880
  • Arethusa’by Benjamin West, 1802
  • Portrait of a Boy in a Hunting Costume by Sir Peter Lely, c. 1675
  • Air, Light, and Wave by Arthur Bowen Davies, c. 1914-17
  • Apple Trees in a Meadow by Edward Mitchell Bannister, c. 1890
  • Abraham’s Sacrifice of Isaac by Il Baciccio, c. 1700
  • Madonna and Child by Giovanni Bellini, oil on panel, c. 1510
  • Sunset on the Coast by Alfred Thompson Bricher, 1885-95

High Museum of Art - Virtual Tour

Procession, Venice by Maurice Brazil Prendergast, 1899 – High Museum of Art

High Museum of Art

  • Museum:         High Museum of Art
  • City:                 Atlanta
  • State:               Georgia
  • Country:          United States
  • Established:    1905
  • Category:        Art Museum
  • Location:        1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta

High Museum of Art - Virtual Tour
‘Purissima’ by Joseph Stella, 1927 – High Museum of Art

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High Museum of Art – 360 Views

High Museum of Art – 360 Views

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“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.”
– Mark Twain

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Photo Credit: Chris Yunker / CC BY-SA (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0); Martin Johnson Heade / Public domain; Maurice Prendergast / Public domain; Joseph Stella / Public domain

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