We sat down with the art historian and author of “Exhibiting Blackness: African Americans and the American Art Museum ” to discuss race, museums, and the art world.
Radio Boston spoke to Boston ICA director Eva Raspini, artist Steven Locke, and Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black History and Culture, about the latest controversy related to Dana Schutz’s “Open Casket.” Despite not being included in her show at the ICA, protestors wanted the entire show cancelled.
We asked some local and regional arts organizations how the National Endowment for the Arts has helped them, and what they stand to lose if the agency were eliminated.
With Trump threatening to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts, arts organizations around the country are on tenterhooks, mounting counter attacks, and strategizing for a future without federal support of the arts. In Atlanta, the High Museum of Art, in collaboration with WonderRoot and the Spelman Museum of Fine Art, has spearheaded a postcard-writing…
WonderRoot has just announced the Walthall Fellows for 2017-18. The selected artists will be included in a group exhibition at MOCA GA in 2018. During the fellowship year, they will participate in a professional development program that includes financial planning, grant-writing workshops, and other business basics. They also interact with leading arts professionals, and work with a…
The High acquires a major work by Kara Walker that takes Stone Mountain as its subject.
MARTA is setting aside one-percent of its annual budget for an ambitious public art program.
The fourth New Orleans triennial has some surprises in store.
Victoria Dugger’s biomorphic sculptures present alluring, grotesque distortions of the human form.
Overnight, the City of New Orleans removed the Battle of Liberty Place monument, the first of four that will come down after a lengthy and contentious legal battle.
The experimental photographer brings his “1864” series to Atlanta. Based on Civil War photographs taken by George Barnard, the photos are made using peach pie ingredients.
The NEA and U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis have released a report detailing arts & culture workers and compensation by state.
A long awaited case against Atlanta art dealer Bill Lowe was resolved on Tuesday, April 18, when Lowe pleaded guilty to three criminal charges stemming from his withholding of payments to artists for the sale of their work. Lowe’s Buckhead gallery was raided in 2013 and his hard drives confiscated. An indictment didn’t come until…
Activist artist Pam Longobardi is working with Syrian refugees to create and sell bags made from discarded life jackets. All proceeds support the refugee workers.
A new residency program launched by a Georgia non-profit aims to give more opportunities to local artists.
The timely exhibition “Border Cantos” features photos by Richard Misrach of the US/Mexico border, and sound sculptures by Guillermo Galindo.
A new artwork by Gregor Turk succinctly and cleverly comments on Atlanta’s continuously changing landscape and what gets lost in the city’s frenzied bursts of development as homes and longtime structures are razed to make way for mixed-use developments, apartments and lookalike tract homes. Turk’s work is a 5-by-11-foot sign emblazoned with the words “Welcome…
Candice Greathouse will be leaving her position as MINT’s Gallery & Creative Director, effective January 31, in order to focus on her art practice and independent projects. Greathouse received an MFA in photography in 2012, and an MA in contemporary art history in 2014, both from Georgia State University. Greathouse, who has been with MINT since 2014 and was…