New York art critic and poet Raphael Rubinstein visited Atlanta on October 13-15 to participate in BURNAWAY’s Art Writers Mentorship Program . He gave a talk on October 13 at Atlanta Contemporary about…

BURNAWAY invited Rainey Knudson, founder and director of the Texas visual arts website Glasstire, to Atlanta as a mentor in our Art Writers Mentorship Program. She also gave a spirited talk on regionalism and negative criticism at Atlanta Contemporary, our…

We hung out with Lauren Michelle Peterson as she readied for her MINT Leap Year Solo Exhibition, titled “on Going.” Her project involved sweeping the sidewalks of Little Five Points for 24 hours, in three-hour increments over eight weeks. Inside…

Seana Reilly‘s show “Docking on the Orphic Shore” just opened at Whitespace gallery on September 9. The Atlanta artist is known for her atmospheric abstractions, many of which suggest landscapes or seascapes, which she creates using various techniques to manipulate liquid graphite. Ben…

We visited with Joe Peragine  in his studio as he readies work that will appear in the Zuckerman Museum of Art‘s upcoming exhibition “Transitions: States of Being.” Opening on September 10, “Transitions” analyzes how the recontextualization of cultural artifacts changes…

We met with Atlanta Contemporary curator Daniel Fuller to hear about the shows that are on view through August 7. Dapper Bruce LaFitte has filled a gallery with vibrant and compositionally packed marker drawings that illustrate the school marching bands of his native…

Amused by the interaction of restlessness and contemplation that occurs while driving on the Interstate, photographer Beth Lilly captures portraits of drivers behind the wheel as she passes by in her car. BURNAWAY joins Beth in her studio and…

This film focuses on the LOW Museum, located in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward. The gallery was started by three artists (Pastiche, Theodore & Jordan) who turned their residence into an exhibition space that positions itself opposite the city’s High Museum of Art….

We recently visited the studio of Atlanta artist Robert Sherer to watch him at work on a new series of wood-burning paintings. Sherer is known for his subtly provocative paintings and drawings, often made with blood, that address issues of race,…

Afropunk‘s first foray into Atlanta was squelched due to heavy rain, but a handful of indoor events took place, including the screening of the film If You Know the Words, Feel Free, produced by Artemus Jenkins, Sean Fahie, and Karynrose Bruyning. It features…

dopplerprojects from BURNAWAY on Vimeo. Ben Goldman visited with Stephanie Marinone, cofounder of Doppler Projects, before the gallery’s inaugural Atlanta exhibition. Titled “Alternate|Alternate,” it features works by Nick Bable, Andrew Boatright, Jaime Bull, Henry Detweiler, Craig Drennen, Larkin Ford, Jill…

We recently sat down with Nato Thompson, curator of Creative Time in New York, who’s putting his signature punch behind this year’s Flux Night. Sitting outside Condesa Coffee, at the busy corner of Boulevard and Freedom Parkway. Thompson shared…

BURNAWAY is excited to kick off the “Makers” series of “micro-mentaries” by Kimberly Binns, BURNAWAY’s awesome outreach coordinator and Renaissance woman. In this first installment, Binns visits with Atlanta shoemaker Sarah Green, who founded her company Cord Shoes + Boots in 2013,…