Knowing Who We Are: From 19th Century Academic Painting through Southern Regionalism MADE POSSIBLE BY THE TERRA FOUNDATION FOR AMERICAN ART

This exhibition illustrates how, with each new development – from early photography, Impressionism, Tonalism, the Arts & Crafts Movement and Symbolism through American Scene Painting, Social Realism and Regionalism – Southern artists responded with a distinct blend of tradition and innovation along with a steadfast awareness of the power of place. Artists include Jacques Amans, Joseph Meeker, Ellsworth Woodward, Lulu King Saxon, Julian Onderdonk, Elizabeth Catlett, George Ohr, Angela Gregory, Richmond Barthé, Bill Traylor, Walker Evans, Benjamin Wigfall, Walter Anderson and many more. Read More about Knowing Who We Are: From 19th Century Academic Painting through Southern Regionalism MADE POSSIBLE BY THE TERRA FOUNDATION FOR AMERICAN ART

Knowing Who We Are: The Rise of Abstraction, Vernacular Art and Photography MADE POSSIBLE BY THE TERRA FOUNDATION FOR AMERICAN ART

While Modernism and Abstract Expressionism developed in the first half of the twentieth century, many artists working in the American South incorporated these new ideas into their practice after World War II. This section of the exhibition traces the development of abstraction in Southern Art through examples by leading figures including Fritz Bultman, Dusti Bongé, Sam Gilliam, Ida Kohlmeyer, Robert Reed, Eugene Martin, Minnie Evans, John T. Scott, Kendall Shaw and Dorothy Hood, among others. Read More about Knowing Who We Are: The Rise of Abstraction, Vernacular Art and Photography MADE POSSIBLE BY THE TERRA FOUNDATION FOR AMERICAN ART