This two-part series asks tough questions and searches for historical context for recent controversies over public art.
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Despite complications from Hurricane Sandy, gloATL and Goat Farm proved that their new season is here to stay.
Atlanta’s NPR affiliate WABE presents an evening with David Sedaris promising a performance to remember.
Will America resist its obsession with comfort, contentment, and convenience to explore new frontiers in art and beyond?
In anticipation of his curator’s talk tonight at Whitespace, Jerry Cullum reviews two books that weighed in on his selection.
On a recent trip to Los Angeles, I was able to see some of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980, a cross-institutional series of exhibitions celebrating the history of contemporary art in L.A. The brainchild of the Getty Foundation, the six-month event is composed of 68 museum exhibitions and over 70 galleries featuring more [...]
The idea for BURNAWAY originated from a front-porch conversation about the need for more dialogue about local art. Please welcome Louise Shaw, this month’s curator of Our Front Porch, a series of guest reviews and topics for open discussion with you, our readers.
At the end of the spring semester, my friend Annie came over; we were working on final papers, but after a few minutes she called me over to look at something on the screen of her Macbook. Toby, her flaky German roommate, had sent her a video of the Black Eyed Peas performing I Gotta [...]
Hipstographs: Experiments in Hi-Fi Lo-Fi, an exhibition currently on display at Gallery M in Castleberry Hill, showcases a collection of nearly 450 small, square photographs by 39 international artists. The images, densely packed into the small gallery space, were all taken exclusively by camera phones, mostly via the iPhone. Before walking into the gallery, I [...]
Life is made of more tragedies than comedies due to circumstance, point of view, or environment. Children are often fed stories to help them learn lessons that parents hope they never have to use when they grow up. Some of these are fairy tales and fables, but they also include true stories of friends that [...]
Sometimes it seems that designer architecture is so far removed from the real struggles of people’s lives that it loses its humanity. One way in which it does this is by scaling things up to mega size. At the Rich Theatre, Modern Atlanta screened four short films from BIG Architecture and a single film about [...]