Atlanta-based artist Justin Rabideau, who served as director of the Zuckerman Museum of Art at Kennesaw State University since its opening in 2014, died on October 24, 2018. Originally from upstate New York, where he received his BFA in…

Two Atlanta-based organizations—the artist-run DJ collective Club Morph and the arts and advocacy organization Southern Fried Queer Pride—have announced an event next month that will combine one of Morph’s signature dance parties with a ball hosted by the legendary…

In Rachel Kushner’s electrifying 2013 novel The Flamethrowers, about a young woman who falls in with a fictionalized crew of post-conceptualists in 1970s New York, an artist tells the unnamed protagonist, “You don’t have to immediately become an artist……

With “Inhuman,” his first solo show at Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta-based artist William Downs expands upon the evocative visual language he previously developed in ink-wash works on paper, reimagining iconic figurative depictions from Western art history, such as Cézanne’s Bathers, in a muddled, dreamlike…

Despite the many majestic works he created during his short career, the art of Ronald Lockett (1965-1998) has long been overshadowed, either by the fame of his better known cousin Thornton Dial or by the specter of the AIDS-related…

This week marks one year since I first saw the work of Jamaican-born artist Cosmo Whyte in the exhibition “Rites” at the Zuckerman Museum of Art. Curated by artist Fahamu Pecou, “Rites” was a small group show featuring work…

The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, has announced the appointment of Lauren Haynes as curator of contemporary art. Haynes will join the Crystal Bridges curatorial team in October, after spending the past ten years in…