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All posts tagged "High Museum"
Sublime Sound: Janet Cardiff at the High
Janet Cardiff’s The Forty Part Motet (A reworking of “Spem in Alium” by Thomas Tallis 1573) is oftentimes described as an artwork that brings its audience to transcendence and tears.1 The 40-channel sound installation, originally produced in 2001,...
- Posted November 20, 2014
Michael Shapiro to Leave High’s Top Post Next Summer
High Museum director Michael Shapiro will step down from his post when his contract ends on July 31, 2015. According to the press release, “Shapiro plans to remain active in the art world through his board work...
- Posted October 29, 2014
The High Receives $2.5 Million For Folk Art
The future of the High Museum of Art’s folk art department has been in question since the departure in 2013 of curator Susan Crawley, but it’s looking brighter. Today the museum announced a $2.5-million gift from board...
- Posted August 28, 2014
Design: From Basic Needs to Dream Cars
The Museum District on Peachtree Street offers a brilliant complement of design exhibitions right now: Design for Social Impact at the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) and Dream Cars Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas at the High Museum...
- Posted June 26, 2014
Permanent Residents: Anish Kapoor at the High Museum
When I first experienced the work of Anish Kapoor, I was in Chicago visiting Millennium Park. On my first encounter, I was amazed by its massive size, and enamored with its fluid curves and reflective surface. After...
- Posted June 4, 2014
Permanent Residents: David C. Driskell at the High, Building on a Name
In debates over the design and architecture of today’s museum, the majority of attention has been focused on the physical aspects of the museum space—the progression of the galleries, for example, or the building’s impact on the...
- Posted May 21, 2014
How to Write Exhibition Preview Announcements in 2014, or, Thinking About “Dream Cars” and “Kongo Across the Waters”
In 2010, I wrote an essay titled “How to Write Art Criticism in 2010” (I had thought it was titled “How to Write Art Criticism in the 21st Century” but apparently I was more modest in my...
- Posted May 20, 2014
Summer Houses on the High’s Piazza
A cluster of house frames will soon populate the High Museum’s piazza as the first in a series of projects commissioned for a two-year initiative to further develop its outdoor space. The installation, titled Mi Casa, Your...
- Posted April 25, 2014
Julie Mehretu: The Contemporary Sublime
On Monday, April 21 at 7pm, Ethiopian-born New York artist Julie Mehretu will speak at the Alliance Theater (click here for ticket information). Maggie Davis recently spoke to the artist about the complex meanings of her densely rendered, architecturally...
- Posted April 18, 2014
High Receives Funds for Another “Drawing Inside the Perimeter” Exhibition
The High’s popular “Drawing Inside the Perimeter,” the most community-embracing show the museum has mounted in a long time, will not go down in history as a one-off gesture of goodwill thanks to a major grant from...
- Posted January 6, 2014
Reality’s Bite: Dutch Masters at the High Museum
How the Dutch masters used realism to help a global empire create a story about itself and its place in history.
- Posted July 18, 2013
Art News Wrap Up: June 2013
Atlanta art events from the past month. Goodbye June...Hello July!
- Posted June 28, 2013
At Home in Abstraction: Interview with Rashid Johnson
"—the physical relationship that I have with the objects that I’m producing right now, and being able to use my body as a tool."
- Posted June 20, 2013