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One of the top contemporary art galleries in the city, Besharat Gallery showcases the works of acclaimed local as well as national and international artists. Besides the numerous rotating exhibitions, the gallery hosts an eclectic private collection of contemporary art. Though exhibitions at the gallery are not restricted to any particular medium, there is a definite focus on photography. Some of the renowned artists that have exhibited here include Antoni Taule, Jean Arcelin and Robert Jessup. Check website for upcoming exhibitions and more.
It may not have a glamorous showroom to house the artworks, only a humble little home, but Kibbee Gallery is definitely one of the best galleries in Georgia for contemporary art. Ben Goldman and Preston Snyder established this gallery in 2009, to provide established and upcoming artists to showcase their contemporary artworks. Works by renowned names such as Lela Brunet, Johnathan Welsh, Suzi Selman have been displayed here. Snyder and Goldman, also have their artworks gracing the walls of this gallery. Frequent art shows hosted here, gives visitors something new to peruse regularly. Beep Beep Gallery, featuring artworks and music shows is in close proximity to Kibbee Gallery.
It is hard to miss this ultra-modern, stark white structure that houses Atlanta's finest collections of classic and contemporary art. A towering atrium soars to four interior levels, with the galleries moving from 18th and 19th Century collections near the ground floor to cutting edge art on the upper levels. The High has increased in size to 312,000 square feet with three buildings designed by renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano: the Susan and John Wieland Pavilion, the Anne Cox Chambers Wing for galleries, and an office building. The High is a frequent host to some of the world's most important touring collections and has hosted exhibitions featuring artists like Pablo Picasso and Norman Rockwell. With over 15000 works in the permanent collection, the High also displays old prints of Abe Lincoln and of General William Tecumseh Sherman and an array of sculptures and photographs.
The Mason Fine Art Gallery has become the abode of art lovers all across Atlanta. Displaying the fabulous works of painters and photographers, this art gallery doubles up as an events venue as well. The spacious facility is a favorite for hosting private parties, auctions and exhibitions as well.
This gallery puts its focus on the work of the lens, displaying the creative expressions of some of the Southeast's most accomplished and promising photographers. The work of many local craftsmen are on permanent display, offering a spectacular artistic glimpse of the city. Many historical and panoramic views of Atlanta are featured in the collections. Exhibitions change regularly, so call ahead for a current schedule and list of upcoming events.
Located in the arts and antiques district is the notable Anne Irwin Fine Art. A prominent art gallery in the Buckhead neighborhood, it was established in 1985 and showcases the works of established as well as emerging artists. A must visit for the discerning art lover as well as a novice, Anne Irwin Fine Art will surely enlighten you to the finer nuances of this beautiful art.
The Bill Lowe Gallery is a bi-level center for contemporary art. Featuring unique and thought-provoking masterpieces in a well-lit space, this is an art aficionado's paradise. Beautiful sculptures, paintings and drawings adorn this elegant gallery where regular exhibitions and art events are held. It also gives curatorial assistance to individuals, groups and companies.
Formerly the Bennett Street Gallery, Pryor Fine Art is an elegant gallery that highlights the different styles of contemporary art. The beautiful paintings are an expression of the artists and can be very intriguing for those looking at these original pieces. Currently Pryor has about 40 artists in their stable and patrons can interact with them while the exhibitions are on. A favorite of collectors and connoisseurs of art, the Pryor Fine Art gallery is a beacon of hope for the artist community and a source of inspiration for budding talent.
According to the consistent raves of local critics, Alan Avery Art Company, formerly Trinity Gallery, is a nice modern art gallery. Located in the heart of Buckhead, it presents notable works by contemporary and past artists, including major exhibitions of the works of such renowned names as Robert Rauschenberg and Chuck Close. All of the pieces are for sale, so if you are looking for a special kind of art that is both a beautiful decoration and conversation piece, this is the ideal place to begin your search.