November 1, 2022 | Claudia Einecke
The Shaheens took steps to augment their great gift and, in just three years, have added important works by Camille Pissarro, Pierre Bonnard, Mary Cassatt, Berthe Morisot, Édouard Manet, and Pierre Auguste Renoir.
Recent Acquisition: Gerald Lovell
July 1, 2022 | Michael Rooks
Gerald Lovell is an Atlanta-based artist whose subjects include members of his community of friends and family.
February 1, 2022 | Gregory Harris
The High recently acquired a selection of over sixty Civil War–era photographs that capture a nation in conflict, mourning, transition, and anticipation.
Recent Acquisitions: Robert Frank
June 1, 2021 | Sarah Kennel
In 1955–1956, Swiss-born photographer Robert Frank traveled ten thousand miles by car around the United States making pictures of his adopted country.
Recent Acquisitions: Vaughn Spann
June 1, 2021 | Michael Rooks
In We used to play amongst the fireflies, Spann addresses an autobiographical anecdote through the formal concerns of color, texture, and materiality.
Major Acquisition of Historical American Folk Art from the Collection of Anne and Robert Levine
February 1, 2021 | Katherine Jentleson
At the end of 2020, the Museum announced a major acquisition of historical American folk art from the collection of Anne and Robert Levine.
Irene and Howard Stein Bequest of European Art
February 1, 2021 | Claudia Einecke
In September 2020, the Museum received an extraordinary gift of forty-one prints, ten sculptures, one drawing, and one oil painting, the generous bequest of the High’s longtime benefactors Irene and Howard Stein.
October 1, 2020 | Monica Obniski
Designed by Ruth Clement Bond while she and her husband, Dr. J. Max Bond, were living in northern Alabama due to his Tennessee Valley Authority job, this symbolically rich quilt celebrates the expanded opportunities for Black Americans under the New Deal.