THE HIGH- HIGHLIGHTS TOUR: DECORATIVE ARTS & DESIGN
JANUARY 25, 2013 @ 3:30 PM
HIGH MUSEUM OF ART, ATLANTA, GA
The High’s decorative arts and design collection is the most comprehensive survey of American decorative arts in the southeastern United States with more than 2,000 objects dating from 1640 to the present. Highlights include The Virginia Carroll Crawford Collection of American decorative art with important works by Alexander Roux, Herter Brothers, Tiffany & Co. and Frank Lloyd Wright. Other notable gifts include The Frances and Emory Cocke Collection of English Ceramics from 1640 to 1840. Recent acquisitions have focused on design from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, including key additions of Gerrit Rietveld’s Red/Blue Chair (1918) and Ron Arad’s Blo Void 1 (2006).
Text courtesy of the High Museum of Art