In her collection of essays Break Every Rule, experimental novelist Carole Maso describes finding a sense of home in multiple circumstances. She finds home in two tiny rooms in Greenwich Village. She finds it in her lover’s arms. She experiences it in language and in her imagination — “anywhere my mind catches fire, my body.” [...]
Archive Content from Mar 2011
Click the player above to listen now, or click here to download the audio file. Episode 20: Paul Boshears interviews Mark Basehore of Beep Beep Gallery and Ben Goldman of Kibbee Gallery about the next Ponce Crush event this Saturday, April 2, 2011. See the expanded schedule below, as well as this Wednesday’s cross-promotion with [...]
03/28/11 To Do List: Through Sunday April 3
See below for arts events through Sunday, April 3.
Who else in Atlanta can claim they made Bill O’Reilly crack up on national television? We’re betting no one other than Bland Hack, Atlanta’s own e-famous comedians. Since meeting at Georgia State University, Julian Modugno and Jamie Hawkins-Gaar have been pestering the funny bone of those around them with witty parodies and wildly imaginative mockumentaries. [...]
The Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art sits tucked away on a side street off Marietta square where it has so far showcased safe and uninspiring artwork, the secondhand fallout from some distant art world happening in another universe. This is why it is genuinely exciting to see the museum’s current exhibition by TindelMichi, the collaborative duo [...]
Chop, chop. Chop, chop, chop. “I literally just see them as pigments and as my palette to create an image or a visual phenomenon on the floor or in the space,” said Gyun Hur. Chop, chop. Boxes of silk flowers cover a table surrounded by two women and two men. They chop the flowers using [...]
I spent Saturday morning in crisis mode, frantically driving around Atlanta in search of a prescription for insulin. Not to be hyperbolic, but it was the worst thing that ever happened. Miserably, I trudged across the highway to the Westside, hardly expecting art to make me feel any better. To my surprise, the four recently [...]
Click the player above to listen now, or click here to download the audio file. UPDATE: See below for bonus web-exclusive audio! Episode 19: Jeremy Abernathy interviews Andy Ditzler, an Atlanta-based musician, curator, and member of the John Q collective, to discuss Yoko Ono: Reality Dreams, a series that will screen several rare films by [...]
The name of Spruill Gallery’s group exhibition, Align, is playfully punned. A thought-provoking dichotomy of complex meaning and bare-bones honesty, Align celebrates the line as “the essence of drawing,” illustrating its versatility in painting, photography, writing, and sculpture. Thirteen artists evaluate the importance of line within their works and compose statements defining its significance. “The [...]
Click the player above to listen now, or click here to download the audio file. Episode 18: Paul Boshears interviews Kristy Breneman of WonderRoot and filmmaker Brian Danin to discuss the event, Generally Local, Mostly Independent Filmmakers’ Series: Best of Year One, at the High Museum of Art beginning at 8PM, this Saturday, March 19, [...]
03/14/11 To Do List: Through March 21
See below for arts events through Monday, March 21.
Today BURNAWAY is pleased to present a creative piece on art and poetry by Jamie Iredell for our monthly column, Authors on Art, curated by Blake Butler. On the flight from New York to Moscow I crashed for only three out of the nine-hour duration, but beforehand finished a bottle and a half of Absolute. [...]
Scheduled for publication this November, Atlanta Art Now is the kind of project that, over time, could have an immensely positive impact on how cultural life in our city is understood. While books such as Charles Rutheiser’s iconic study, Imagineering Atlanta, document the city’s century-long struggle towards forging an identity that isn’t negative or vague [...]