Breaking news: The Atlanta-based foundation Possible Futures continues to kindle the flurry of excitement it has generated in the Atlanta art world this month. The new foundation has announced a challenge grant to boost student and artist membership at the Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center (ACAC). Through the month of October, students and artists can buy [...]
Archive Content from Sep 2010
09/29/10 ARTSpeak: Episode 2, Flux 2010
Click here to download the audio file. Episode 2: Jeremy Abernathy speaks with artist Robin Bernat about Flux 2010, the one-night event in Castleberry Hill in downtown Atlanta this Friday, October 1, from 8PM-2AM.
09/28/10 To Do List
Our To Do List can now be accessed from our homepage by clicking the permanent link above, “TO DO LIST: EVENTS THIS WEEK.” See below for arts events beginning Wednesday, September 29.
Breaking news: The High Museum announced this morning that Salvador Dalí’s The Persistence of Memory—the original, quintessential painting of melting clocks—will travel from the Museum of Modern Art in New York to join the current exhibition. The painting will go on display beginning November 16. Jeff Koons is not as absurdly famous as Salvador Dalí, [...]
Last Thursday Creative Loafing‘s Best of Atlanta special issue hit the streets and revealed this year’s picks for winners in categories ranging from Best Doughnut, to Best Vegetarian Splurge, to Best Local DIY or Die Band. (The “After Dark” section even features a fun photograph of local artist Fahamu Pecou as host of Yo! Karaoke [...]
When we think about exhibitions the things that usually come to mind are the artists, the work on display, and who showed up to the opening. It’s easy to gloss over the fact that, in most cases, stacks of paperwork and countless hours of bureaucratic finagling have already been completed before the audience arrives. This [...]
Click above for video documentation of various performances and sound installations included in Convergent Frequencies, as it was presented Friday, September 17.
After reading a title like Down the Rabbit Hole: The Influence of the Strange and Familiar, one would expect an exhibition that is at least a little subliminal, surreal, or discomforting. The works of the three artists currently on view at Emily Amy Gallery were seductive and inquisitive, but failed to live up to the [...]
09/21/10 To Do List
Our To Do List can now be accessed from our homepage by clicking the permanent link above, “TO DO LIST: EVENTS THIS WEEK.” See below for visual arts events beginning Wednesday, September 22.
09/20/10 ARTSpeak, Episode 1: Nick Cave
Click the player above to hear BURNAWAY‘s first radio broadcast on AM 1690, The Voice of the Arts, or click here to download the file.
John Morse‘s life took a surreal turn recently when Keep Atlanta Beautiful’s complaint against his roadside haiku signs made the news from the London Guardian to The New Yorker, and on to Canada and South Africa in short order. It seemed a confirmation of the hypothesis behind The Surrealist Next Door, Morse’s first curatorial effort [...]
Earlier this month, over 35,000 fans gathered in Atlanta for Dragon*Con, the event that touts itself as the world’s largest popular culture convention dedicated to science fiction and fantasy. Although at its heart the convention remains an annual forum for fans of those two genres, its programming has expanded to accommodate an ever-widening range of [...]
Scott Schuman, better known as blogger extraordinaire The Sartorialist, arrives in town this week to celebrate his current exhibition of photography at Hagedorn Foundation Gallery. No doubt that some of Atlanta’s own fashionistas will be attending the reception this Friday, September 17, from 7-10PM, in hopes of being captured by The Sartorialist himself.
i45 will once again challenge our understanding of the role of traditional galleries with their new public art installation, Convergent Frequencies, opening this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 17-19, from 6PM-12Midnight. The three-day event combines the talents of Matt Haffner, Nat Slaughter, and Matt Gilbert. The Skies Over Atlanta project, which graced a small church [...]