High Museum of Art/Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art/Musée du Louvre/Terra Foundation for American Art
Atlanta, Georgia/Bentonville, Arkansas/Paris, France/Chicago, Illinois

To support American Encounters: Simple Pleasures, Still-Life and American Art, the fourth and final iteration of the American Encounters series, curated in partnership between the Terra Foundation, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the High Museum of Art, and the Musée du Louvre. The presentation investigates the blossoming of a national voice in American still-life painting and comprises eight nineteenth-century American paintings along with one Dutch and one French example. A publication accompanies the presentation. The exhibition travels to the Louvre, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and the High Museum of Art throughout 2015 and 2016.