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George Beattie’s Agriculture Murals

George Beattie’s Agriculture Murals
ATHENS, GEORGIA  •  Georgia Museum of Art  •  Ongoing

In 1956, George Beattie, an Atlanta-based artist, painted a series of eight murals that hung at the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s building in downtown Atlanta until 2011. The four that are on display here address the state’s history of agriculture, beginning with a representation of the American Indians who originally lived in the region and including two that address slavery.

Georgia Museum of Art Website

Contact: Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA 30602

Tel: (1) 706 542 GM OA

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