Judith Butler extends a means of defining political art that incorporates society’s response to imagery.
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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.
For Southern photographers, there seems an intrinsic need to examine the history of the region. This year’s ACP public art piece, Within Our Gates, is yet another meditation on segregation and the politics of the Civil Rights movement. Artists Bradley McCallum and Jacqueline Tarry, an interracial couple currently based in NYC, attempt to reinvigorate the [...]
This billboard first caught my eye on a recent drive down Marietta Street. Initially, I didn’t know what to make of it. The huge human head and capital letters simply stating “SOLDIER” led me to think this was just a new military recruitment ad.
Martha Rosler has seamlessly fused the Dada aesthetic of Hannah Höch with social commentary comparable to Barbara Kruger. Her current show at the Emory Visual Arts Gallery displays her original “Bringing the War Home” series from 1967-1972, documenting the Vietnam War, as well as the more recent “Bringing the War Home: House Beautiful” series from [...]