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As its title suggests, “State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now” aims to capture American art of the moment. On view at the Telfair Museums Jepson Center for the Arts in Savannah, the exhibition advances living artists at…

Rashaad Newsome’s recent exhibition Orders of Chivalry at the SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah was as magnanimous as it was egalitarian, as reverential as it was irreverent in its synthesis of high and low forms. A kind of “mini-retrospective,” according to the New Orleans…

Artist Nari Ward is known for transforming found and discarded objects into mysterious, allusive sculptures and installations. His work often has sociopolitical overtones, percolating with questions about race, police brutality, immigration, and authority. Filtered through Ward’s fertile and poetic…

Atlanta painter Caomin Xie’s exhibition of new work at the SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah is an intimate journey into the immensity of the universe. On view through June 28, “Maps of Infinitude” is tucked away in the diminutive…

Whitfield Lovell’s exhibition “Deep River” at the Telfair Museums Jepson Center is meant to be an immersive experience. Originally created for the Hunter Museum of American Art in 2013, the installation that gives the exhibition its name is tucked into a…

Viewers who already know Carrie Moyer’s body of work will find the exhibition “Carrie Moyer: Pirate Jenny” comforting in its familiarity—it is host to Moyer’s characteristic fluid forms, bold colors, and collagelike compositions. Since the 1990s, the New York-based…

In his book chronicling the 1994 Rwandan genocide, journalist Philip Gourevitch, while standing amid dozens of dead civilians at a church in Nyarubuye, the site where 1,500 Rwandans had been massacred, tries to make sense of what his mind cannot fathom:…

  To see James Nares’s video Street and the street photography of Helen Levitt side by side is like peering into a mirror infinitely reflecting another. The exhibitions, on view through September 21 at the Jepson Center in Savannah,…