Our weekly To Do Lists will now be published Tuesdays instead of Thursdays. That way you have two extra days to plan your weekend. Enjoy your Fourth of July, everyone! See below for visual arts events beginning Thursday, July 1.
Archive Content from Jun 2010
Robert Hughes is an eloquent Australian-born art writer who has written for Time magazine since 1970. In 2008 he released a provocative documentary titled The Mona Lisa Curse. His movie is a great mix of art history, humorous interviews, and insightful commentary. Click the video display below to view an excerpt of The Mona Lisa [...]
Allow us to introduce you to Takuro “Tak” Masuda: accountant by day, grind-house film producer, animator, and director by night. A regular Renaissance man, Masuda has been making a name for himself around Atlanta for several years through his short films and appearances at venues ranging from the Dashboard Co-op launch party to The High [...]
A concluding performance of Hormuz Minina’s Promontory is scheduled this Sunday, June 27, 7:30PM-12Midnight. The Art on the BeltLine program is an attempt to use art to celebrate the space in which our new public transportation system will flow. It’s a noble sentiment for a noble cause, seeking to engage general audiences in Atlanta for [...]
In a stark contrast from last week’s sculptural challenge, Work of Art contestants this week were asked to create the cover for a classic novel, a design which will be published by Penguin. This brings a new twist to the show by adding a commercial element to the table.
Whimsy started creeping into design a few years prior to the 1985 terminus a quo of the survey exhibition European Design Since 1985: Shaping the New Century, which R. Craig Miller curated for the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Denver Art Museum, and Kingston University, London.
Solomon Projects is currently exhibiting two new bodies of work by New York artists Holly Coulis and David Humphrey.
Judging by its high ratings and the internet buzz it has already generated, last week’s premiere of Work of Art seems to have intrigued a nation of artists, viewers, and critics. I was a bit nervous that the show had already jumped the shark when the episode began with Miles yawning not one, but five, [...]
06/17/10 To Do List
Dear Atlanta, BURNAWAY’s Inaugural Fundraiser will be held this Saturday, June 19, from 7-11PM. For more info, please check the official flyer and read Wyatt Williams’s preview in Creative Loafing featuring interviews with Lee Tesche, Kombo Chapfika, and Stephanie Dowda of The Palifox Legend. Hope to see you there! See below for visual arts events beginning [...]
Before I even arrived at Hammonds House Museum, a few people had hinted at the unabashed nature of the work on show. “It’s raw,” one quipped in an email. The mature content disclaimer on the front door had me grinning in anticipation of work that would cross the bounds of propriety.
In Michi Meko‘s Navigating this American Landscape at Archetype Gallery, the artist continues his experiments in installation similar to those seen in his solo exhibitions at Beep Beep Gallery in 2009 and Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery in 2008. Unlike Comfort Kills Pursuit or Fear Kills Pursuit, however, his latest series is less accessible and [...]
Every hour on the hour at the Atlanta History Center, a tour guide at the Swan House explains the bizarre, spoiled extravagances of a demanding Southern Belle. Adorned with hand-cut black-and-white marble, the floor of the grand rear foyer spirals into a central Italian mandala, recognizable now as the Center’s logo. As the Great Depression [...]
While BP gets lambasted for the monumental tragedy in the Gulf, an exhibition at Sandler Hudson Gallery examines the role we all play in environmental degradation. In her new solo show Material Drift, Pam Longobardi spotlights the plastic marine debris that litters our beaches, kills marine wildlife, and forms giant garbage patches in the oceans.