Burnaway’s bi-weekly news roundup includes the announcement of new gifts and donations at the Boca Raton Center for Arts and Innovation, Hampton University, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and Stove Works.
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In a moment of broad cultural reappraisal, Erin Jane Nelson investigates the role of white women in making a more intersectional contemporary art world.
“Entanglements” brings together the work of six Georgia-based artists who ask: is there something intrinsically femme to the tangle?
After thoroughly reviewing the highlights (and lowlights) of 2016, we wondered who and what we’ll be thinking about and looking forward to this coming year. Read on to find out our experts’ predictions. Click the links to see what our contributors selected as their favorite exhibitions, what they read, who and what were the most significant … Continued
Scientific research on honeybee populations shows that by performing a ritualized body movement called “the waggle dance” bees are able to communicate and process their orientation in space and time. Based solely on vibrations, this dance is essential also to their communication and memory development. Bees’ lives center around choreographed rituals like collecting pollen, building … Continued
Flux Projects has announced its newest project, a collaboration next month with the artist-run super PAC For Freedoms. Founded by artists Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman as a way for artists to engage with the heated issues surrounding the 2016 presidential election, For Freedoms is the first ever super PAC of its kind, bringing … Continued
Mildred Thompson was a black American painter, sculptor, photographer, musician, journalist, editor … the list continues. Universality was a theme in her choice of mediums as well as her message. Even after notable success, including a residency at the MacDowell Colony and acquisitions by the Museum of Modern Art, Thompson fled the racial turmoil and … Continued
Flux Projects has announced the hiring of independent curator Melissa Messina as its first Artistic Director. Messina joins the seven-year-old organization in a time of, well, flux, as it grows and reevaluates its role and capabilities, especially following the challenges of Flux Night 2015. Messina has roots in the city’s art community. She moved to … Continued
There was no escaping the buzz last week around the Nick Cave performance, Up Right, at Ponce City Market. Organizer Flux Projects spent over $125,000, according to executive director Anne Archer Dennington, to present the highly regarded artist’s production in Atlanta, which sees too few projects of this caliber. There were six public performances over … Continued