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Green Pastures: In Memory of Thornton Dial, Sr. (Feb 13 – May 1, 2016)

Feb 13 – May 1, 2016
High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA

“Art is like a bright star up ahead in the darkness of the world…. [It] is a guide for every person who is looking for something. That’s how I can describe myself: Mr. Dial is a man looking for something.”
— Thornton Dial


Thornton Dial
American, 1928-2016
Green Pastures: The Birds That Didn’t Learn How to Fly, September 2008
Cloth rags, rubber-coated copper wire, wire, screws, and enamel paint on canvas on wood
Gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation from their William S. Arnett Collection, 2010.226

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