The High Museum of Art is home to over 15,000 pieces of art that include artwork from all regions of the world. If you don’t have the chance to visit the High Museum of Art, or you want to check out a detailed list of the museum’s permanent attractions, then check out the High Museum of Art’s mobile app, ArtClix.
African Art has a variety of art that dates back to ancient African art forms to modern contemporary. Although this exhibit has a wide variety of African art, the bulk of this collection lies within western sculptures, masks, beadwork, and ceramic arts.
American Art is home to some of the most significant American art works available. With over 1,000 pieces of art in this exhibit, the bulk of the artwork features pieces from the late nineteenth century. Highlighted artists include; Marsden Hartley, Henry Ossawa Tanner, William Merritt, and Frederic Edwin Church.
Decorative Arts & Design showcases the influence and significance of decorative arts from 1640 to modern day. With over 2,300 objects in this exhibit, Decorative Arts & Design displays a variety to time periods and artists. Some of the highlights of this exhibit include pieces from; Tiffany & Co., Alexander Roux, Frances Emory Cocke Collection of English Ceramics, and Frank Lloyd Wright.
Folk and Self-Taught Art displays the influential pieces of art that are created by Southern artists. This exhibit is recognized as the first of its kind in an established American museum. Some of the featured artists include; William Hawkins, Bill Traylor, Louis Monza, and Sam Doyle. Photo: High Museum of Art
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