On Thursday researchers are presenting evidence at the University of Georgia that what was thought to be an ancient sculpture was likely made much more recently. The discovery was made through a unique collaboration between art and science.
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia plans to display four controversial murals that were removed from the Georgia Department of Agriculture's building. The murals depict the state's history of agriculture, beginning with a representation of Native Americans who originally lived in the region and including two that address slavery.
A couple who amassed one of the nation's major private collections of African-American art is donating 100 works to the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens. Larry and Brenda Thompson also will fund a new curatorial position at the museum.