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 [...]
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This month Atlanta Art Now’s highly anticipated book Noplaceness: Art in a Post-Urban Landscape was published and made available for sale. Noplaceness is the first publication in what is to be a series discussing contemporary art with a focus on Atlanta visual artists.
so vast, so limitless in capacity is man’s imagination to disperse and burn away the rubble dross of fact and probability, leaving only truth and dream — William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun Grammar purists may quibble with much of William Faulkner’s writing. Tightly composed and editorially pruned it is not. It is, however, undeniably [...]
Several years ago if you sorted through the commentary on the ARTNEWS listerv (which was the source for happenings in Atlanta’s arts communities) you might see an announcement for something called performances in near-inaccessible environs, public and private spaces. The series spanned from 2004-2007 and was part urban exploration, part psychogeographic dérive, and part social [...]
Kristin Juárez writes this edition of her monthly column, The Fringe, in collaboration with Rachel Chamberlain and Susannah Darrow. The upcoming inaugural volume of Atlanta Art Now, a biennial book series sponsored by Possible Futures, says a lot with its name. The title, Noplaceness: Art in a Post-urban Landscape, suggests a contemporary reality that breaks [...]