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The Uncharted Course from Realism to Abstraction

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Mime (detail), 1946 Etching and Engraving 5 3/4 X 4 3/4 Inches © Courtesy of Georgia Museum of Art
The Uncharted Course from Realism to Abstraction

90 Carlton Street
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-6719
December 8th, 2012 - March 3rd, 2013
Opening: December 8th, 2012 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://georgiamuseum.org/
COUNTRY:  
United States
PHONE:  
706.542.GMOA (4662)
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10-5 p.m.; Thursday, 10-9 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
TAGS:  
prints, mixed-media

DESCRIPTION

Organized by Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa., and Christiane H. Citron, this retrospective exhibition features work by award-winning painter and printmaker Minna Citron (1896–1991). Citron’s New York-based career was long and distinguished, with numerous exhibitions worldwide and her works represented in the permanent collections of major museums in the United States and abroad. Citron was an artist at the forefront of major artistic movements of the 20th century, including the Fourteenth Street School and the first generation of New York Abstract Expressionists, and was directly connected to the central figures of those movements. She was a well-known figure in the New York art world. Designed to shed light upon a historically important 20th-century American artist who is recently being rediscovered, the exhibition showcases about 50 paintings, prints, drawings and mixed-media constructions created during the course of her more-than-60-year career.