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Salvador Dalí and more new exhibitions at High Museum


"The Allure of the Automobile" will include this 1937 Cadillac V16 "World's Fair" Aero-Dynamic Coupe. The exhibition opens in March, 2010. Photo courtesy High Museum.

Atlanta’s High Museum of Art released this week a list of exhibitions opening in 2010 and 2011, including a few new announcements — an exhibition of work by surrealist painter Salvador Dalí and a retrospective of work by  “Decisive Moment” photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Here’s the roundup:

Jan. 23-May 30, 2010: The Portrait Unbound: Photographs by Robert Weingarten
Next month, the high will premier 21 large portraits of American icons photographed by California-based photorapher Robert Weingarten

March 21-June 20, 2010: The Allure of the Automobile
Auto becomes art when 18 rare vehicles from the 1930s to the 1960s go on display. This exhibit, organized by the High, considers history, design and technical evolution of automobiles from Bugatti, Jaguar, Porsche and others.

June 5-Aug. 29, 2010: “European Design Since 1985: Shaping the New Century”
This survey looks at contemporary Western European decorative arts and product design including furniture, lighting, ceramics and more, from mass-market to luxury items.

June 5, 2010-Jan. 9, 2011: “Signs of Life: Photographs by Peter Sekaer”
This High-organized exhibition will be the first dedicated to the work of photographer Peter Sekaer, who photographed American cities — including some in Georgia — to document the effects of the Great Depression. Read more about it in this blog post, “High to debut Peter Sekaer exhibition in 2010.”

Aug. 7, 2010-Jan. 9, 2011: “Dalí: The Late Work”
This exhibition of 40 paintings, plus drawings and prints, will showcase Salvador Dalí’s work after 1940. Read more about it in this AJC story, “A surreal deal: High to host Dalí exhibition.”

Feb. 5, 2011-May 8, 2011: “Radcliffe Bailey: Art of an Ancient Soul”
More than 30 pieces, including sculpture, glass and works on paper, will examine African art influence on the art of Atlnata-based artist Radcliffe Bailey.

Feb. 19, 2011-May 15, 2011: “Henri Cartier-Bresson Retrospective”
This MoMA-organized exhibit will be the first full retrospective of Cartier-Bresson’s work in the United States in 30 years.

Want to go? High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-733-4444,

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rick g - fotr

December 15th, 2009
1:36 pm

Can’t wait to say ‘Hello Dali’!!!