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"The Art of Nellie Mae Rowe: Ninety-Nine-and-a-Half Won't Do"
1999-11-20 until 2000-02-26
High Museum of Art
Atlanta, GA, USA United States of America

Nellie Mae Rowe (1900-1982) was a self-taught African American artist from Georgia whose creativity knew no bounds. The Art of Nellie Mae Rowe: Ninety-Nine-and-a-Half Won't Do (named after one of her favorite gospel songs) is the first nationally traveling museum exhibition to explore the full range of her art.

The exhibition features Rowe's wildly inventive drawings, chewing gum sculptures, life-sized rag dolls and photographs of the artist in her one-of-a-kind, Vinings, GA home and garden that she called Nellie's Playhouse. After receiving high acclaim in New York at the Museum of American Folk Art and in Washington, D. C., at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Rowe's works are finally coming home.

The Art of Nellie Mae Rowe: Ninety-Nine-and-a-Half Won't Do is organized by the Museum of American Folk Art, New York. The exhibition and catalogue are made possible with the generous support of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and The Judith Rothschild Foundation.


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