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In his Working Artist Project exhibition at MOCA GA, Atlanta-based artist Michi Meko confronts Black Americans’ fraught relationships with the quiet isolation offered by nature.

In a solo exhibition at the Lower East Side gallery JTT, interdisciplinary artist Sable Elyse Smith continues her investigation of the insidious influence of the racialized criminal justice system.

At the Met Breuer in New York, an exhibition focused on sculptures by the late artist Jack Whitten demonstrates connections between his work and his Southern heritage, as well as his lifelong interests in traditional African sculpture and ancient…

It’s arguable that our art historical moment will be defined by revisionism. Though this impulse isn’t new, a conglomeration of exhibitions over the past decade have rightfully sought to reassess the legacies of artists—often women and people of color—whose…

The daily demands of living—work, school, care of self or others—may require posing. But in moments of leisure and repose, you can perhaps temporarily shed such self-consciousness. The pose may be loosened. The acting may cease. One might respond…

In her exhibition “God Sees Through Houses,” on view from August 27 through October 18, Nashville-based painter Jodi Hays displayed a new body of work at Lipscomb University’s recently relocated Hutcheson Gallery. Comprised of framed drawings and large- and small-scale oil…

“For the Constructivists, social condensation was about filling architecture with a sort of revolutionary political electricity. As theorized, designed, and built, the Social Condenser was to be an architectural device for electrocuting people into a communist way of life”. …

The paintings currently on view in San Francisco-based artist Melissa Carter’s solo exhibition “New Masters” at Institute 193 in Lexington are small neither in scale nor ambition, addressing the art-historical misogyny of previous generations of male artists as well as more…

Nashville-based artist Brandon Donahue is one of the city’s busiest, most prolific creators. His exhibition “No Look Past,” on view at the Nashville outpost of David Lusk Gallery through September 29,  is the artist’s third solo exhibition this year,…

Photographer Ralph Eugene Meatyard called himself a “dedicated amateur,” despite a bevy of evidence that suggested he was anything but. He was the longtime de facto leader of the Lexington Camera Club, a rigorous and generative hobbyist group active…