By Special to the Daily World
In October, the High Museum of Art will offer $5 tickets to college students. Admission includes “The Sculpture of Grainger McKoy,” “Embracing Elegance, 1885-1920: American Art from the Huber Family Collection,” and “Picasso to Warhol: Fourteen Modern Masters” (beginning Oct. 15), as well as all other exhibitions and the permanent collection. Tickets must be purchased at the museum in person for day-of or advance reservations. Proof of a valid student ID is required. The museum is closed on Mondays and has extended hours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. The museum will be open on Oct. 21 until 10 p.m. for Friday Jazz.
Students can view “The Sculpture of Grainger McKoy,” which will feature a selection of approximately 30 small to large-scale sculptures in a variety of related media and states, as well as color sketch drawings all produced over three decades created by South Carolina-based artist Grainger McKoy. “Embracing Elegance, 1885-1920: American Art from the Huber Family Collection,” will feature a collection of 35 paintings, pastels and drawings by American artists of the late 19th century from the Huber Family Collection.
Beginning Oct. 15, the High will also present “Picasso to Warhol: Fourteen Modern Masters.” This exhibition, exclusively in Atlanta, will be one of the largest concentrations of modern art masterpieces to ever be exhibited in the southeastern United States and will continue the High’s collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art, New York (MoMA). This exhibition will present approximately 100 works of art created by 14 of the most iconic artists from the 20th century: Henri Matisse, Piet Mondrian, Constantin Brancusi, Fernand Léger, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, Giorgio de Chirico, Joan Miró, Alexander Calder, Romare Bearden, Louise Bourgeois, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns.