*BURNAWAY STAFF PICKS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 Atlanta, GA *Talk: Ghada Amer Speaker’s Auditorium, Student Center East @ GSU / 5-6pm TTTHURSDAY Atlanta Contemporary / 7-9pm *Opening: Patrick di Rito, “Dusty Rose” The Bakery / 7-10pm Lexington, KY *Reading Roundtable…

Earlier this week, it was announced that businessman Richard Sackler was involved in securing a patent for Buprenorphine, a newly updated drug produced by Rhodes Pharma that could combat opioid addiction. Sackler was recently called an “opioid billionaire” by the Financial…

The Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University has named Dominic Willsdon as executive director. Willsdon, who previously served as curator of education and public practice at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art since 2006, will assume…

In an Instagram post on Sunday night, Atlanta-based artist Fahamu Pecou reported that his studio had been destroyed by fire while he was traveling abroad last week. Pecou, known for his self-portraits and other paintings addressing themes such as…

*BURNAWAY STAFF PICKS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 *Talk: Marie Lorenz Dodd Galleries @ UGA, Athens / 5:30-6:30pm WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Talk: Anne Marie Duvall Decker Georgia Tech School of Architecture / 4-6pm *Opening: Jeff Conefry, “Stratum” Marcia Wood Gallery /…

The Tuscaloosa Museum of Art, in Tuscaloosa, AL, which has showcased the corporate collection of the Westervelt Company since 2011, closed on August 31. Operated by a nonprofit foundation under the supervision of the Westervelt Company, a Tuscaloosa-based lumber…

*BURNAWAY STAFF PICKS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 Meet the 2017/18 Hughley Fellows MOCA GA / 6:30-8:30pm Mary Schmidt Campbell, An American Odyssey: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden Jimmy Carter Presidental Library / 7pm WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 Talk: Art Chantry…

*BURNAWAY STAFF PICKS MONDAY, AUGUST 27 Introduction to Ceramics WonderRoot / 6-8pm *Opening: Ruth Dusseault: “The Detail and the Panorama” Stubbins Gallery, Georgia Tech School of Architecture / 6-9pm Funding Seekers Support Group The Bakery / 7-9pm WEDNESDAY, AUGUST…

This past weekend, Atlanta-based Sandler Hudson Gallery announced its representation of artist Kirstin Mitchell, whose Working Artist Project exhibition “Miecznikowski” remains on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia through September 8. In an email to BURNAWAY, Mitchell…

*BURNAWAY STAFF PICKS MONDAY, AUGUST 20 First Day: Marie Lorenz: Ash Heap / Landfill Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA TUESDAY, AUGUST 21 *Artist Talk: Larry Walker: The Later Years MOCA GA / 7-8:30pm THURSDAY, AUGUST 23 Closing…

The BURNAWAY Board of Directors announces the departure of Executive Editor Stephanie Cash, who has been with BURNAWAY since November 2013, and the appointment of Logan Lockner as Interim Editor. Lockner has been a contributor to BURNAWAY since 2015….