The List: Week of February 20

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Ben Davis, national art critic for artnet News, visits Atlanta this week as a mentor in our Art Writers Mentorship Program. Hear him speak at Atlanta Contemporary on Thursday night at 7pm.

* BURNAWAY STAFF PICKS


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20

*Art Magazine Reading Group: Frieze
Goat Farm Arts Center Suite 107 / 6:30-8pm

Bad and Nasty We the People
The Mammal Gallery / 8pm-12am

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22

*Screening: Ciné Murmur #2
Murmur / 7-10pm

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23

Postc(art) Night
ATHICA, Athens, GA / 6-9pm

*Talk: Michael Goodman, “Nexus Press: The Early Years”
Fall Line Press / 6:30-8pm

*Talk: Artnet News Writer and Critic Ben Davis
Atlanta Contemporary / 7-8pm

*Opening: Rudy Shepherd, “We Are All Trayvon Martin”
1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA / 5-7pm

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24

*Opening: “My One and Only”
Mason Fine Art / 6-9pm

*Opening: “Clues & Scientific Method”
Marcia Wood Gallery / 6-9pm

*Opening: Mario Petrirena, “The Distance Between”
MOCA GA / 6:30-8:30pm

Screening: Two Films by Horace Ové
Gallery 992 / 8-11pm

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

*Talk: Lonnie Holley
Atlanta Contemporary / 11am

*Zine Making Workshop #3 with Isadora Pennington
WonderRoot / 2-3:30pm

*glo: Orfeo Works-in-Progress
Goat Farm Arts Center / 4-6pm

*18th Annual ART PAPERS Art Auction
Ponce City Market / 6-11pm

Forrrest: An Interactive Audio Experience
Murmur / 8-10pm

*Sweater Summer Light Art Party
Mammal Gallery / 8pm-12am

*Art Party No. 16: Jordan Stubbs
138 Berean Ave SE, Atlanta, GA / 8pm-2am

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Screening: James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket
Auburn Avenue Research Library / 3-5pm


ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Atlanta

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. / through March 12
A Conspiracy of Symbols: The Art of Donald Locke / through through April 23
Cross Country: The Power of Place in American Art, 1915-1950 / through May 7
Hale Woodruff’s Talladega Murals / through May 7
High Museum of Art

*Andrew Catanese, “And Every Living Thing that Moves”
Rialto Center for the Arts / through February 24

Jeff Milsteen, “Shuttered: The Art of Abandoned Spaces”
The Callanwolde Gallery / through February 24

“Bitter/Sweet” / through February 24
*Fathi Hassan, “Edge of Memory”/ through May 26
Clark Atlanta University Art Museum

“Many Hands”
Mammal Gallery / through February 25

*Raque Ford, “It’s all about me, forget about you”
Species / through February 26

Contemporary On-Site: TOPS Gallery / through February 26
*Lonnie Holley, “I Snuck Off the Slave Ship” / through April 2
Holly Coulis, Dishes and Fruits / through June 8
Atlanta Contemporary

Sean Fahie, “First World Problems”
Notch8 Gallery / through February 26

Olivia Marie Rado, “The Romanticism of Existing with Planck”
Parlor / through March 2017

*“Upstream Part II”
Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens / through March 2

Alfred Conteh, “Two Fronts: Surface & Reason”
September Gray Fine Art / through March 3

David Gabbard, “Common Threads”
Paper Plane Gallery / through March 4

The Highwaymen: Legacy of a Landscape
Auburn Avenue Research Library / through March 5

Thomas Turner, “Hatched”
Kai Lin Art / through March 10

*”Youth Movement”
{Poem 88} / through March 11

*Arnold Mesches, “Visions of a Century”
Hathaway / through March 11

*Sophia Wallace, “Clitical Thinking”
Dalton Gallery @ Agnes Scott College / through March 11

*Nicholas Steindorf and Raul Valverde, “Mirror, Mirror”
*Michi Meko and Saige Rowe, “In Time of Silver Rain”
Day & Night Projects / through March 12

*Sue Coe: The Animals’ Vegan Manifesto / through March 17
Ernest G. Welch Galleries @ GSU

*SGCI Conference Exhibition
Gallery 72 / through March 18

*Medford Johnson, “1983”
Sandler Hudson Gallery / through March 18

“Threads of History: 200 Years of Fashion” / through March 19
SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion and Film

*”The Translated Mark”
Art Werger, “Illuminated Tales”
Whitespace / through March 25

Smoke School of Art, “Where My Wings At?”
Aviation Community Cultural Center / through March 25

*Jeanine Michna-Bales, “Through Darkness into Light: Seeking Freedom on the Underground Railroad”
Arnika Dawkins Gallery / through March 31

“Unapologetically…”
ZuCot Gallery / through April 3

*Tori Tinsley, “Echolalia”
CenterForm / through April 7

*Opening: Sally Gall, “Aerial”
*Opening: Layla Essaydi, “Bullets”
David Stephenson, “Domes & Vaults”
Jackson Fine Art / through April 15

*Opening: Spencer Sloan, “Celebrity Candids”
Opening: Landon Nordeman, “Out of Fashion”
Opening: Lisa Tuttle, “Multiplicity”
Spalding Nix Fine Art / through April 15

*”Gut Feelings”
EPIC: Selections from the SGCI Collection
Zuckerman Museum of Art / through May 7

*Still Raising Hell: The Art, Activism, and Archives of Camille Billops and James V. Hatch
Robert W. Woodruff Library at Emory University / through May 14


GEORGIA

Augusta

Unquiet Territories: Art by Cheryl Goldsleger
Morris Museum of Art / through March 12

Savannah

*Radcliffe Bailey, “Pensive” / through February 5
Andres Bedoya, “El vijae” / through February 5
Michael Joo, “Barrier Island” / through February 5
*Bill Cunningham, “Grand Divertissement à Versailles” / through February 17
SCAD Museum of Art

*Nick Cave
Telfair Museums, Savannah / through April 23


ALABAMA

Auburn

Jiha Moon, “Double Welcome, Most Everyone’s Mad Here”
Jules Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art / through April 30

Birmingham

What’s Lost is Found / through June 11
*”Third Space” / through 2019
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL


ARKANSAS

Little Rock

*”Sigh-Fi” / through March 3
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Nasty Woman/March 1-30
Russell Fine Arts Gallery, Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR.
Opening Reception, March 1st from 2-4pm.


FLORIDA

Jacksonville

Project Atrium: Nicola López / through February 26
Leaves: Recent Prints and Sculptures by Donald Martin / through July 22
MOCA Jacksonville

Miami

Julio LeParc / through March 19
Sarah Oppenheimer / through April 30
Susan Hiller / through June 4
“Routes of Influence” / through July 18
Pérez Art Museum Miami


KENTUCKY

Louisville

Ai Wei Wei: Circle of Animals Zodiac Heads / through October 15
Speed Art Museum


LOUISIANA

New Orleans

African Art: The Bequest from the Françoise Billon Richardson Charitable Trust / through June 30
*Orientalism: Taking and Making / through December 31, 2017
New Orleans Museum of Art

Read More and Eli Hansen, “The Wrong Way Home”
Dawn Dedeaux, “I’ve Seen The Future and It Was Yesterday”

Arthur Roger Gallery / through February 18


NORTH CAROLINA

Asheville

“The Good Making of Good Things” / through May 20
The Center for Craft, Creativity and Design

Charlotte

*Jordan Casteel: Harlem Notes
*Alison Saar: The Nature of Us
“The Future is Abstract”
Zun Lee: Father Figure
Harvey B. Gantt Center / through July 8

Durham

*Nina Chanel Abney, “Royal Flush”
Nasher Museum of Fine Art at Duke University / through July 16


SOUTH CAROLINA

Charleston

Painting A Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes / through April 23
*History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence  / through April 30
Gibbes Museum of Art


TENNESSEE

Memphis

*Rotunda Projects: Nnenna Okore / through April 2
*Selections from William Eggleston’s Portfolios / through Spring 2017
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Jerry Phillips, “maybe nothing was said/might be continued”
Tops Gallery / through February 14

“Guns, Violence & Justice”
Metal Museum / through April 30

Nashville

*Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors / through February 12
The Frist Center for Visual Arts

Richard Feaster, “Psych Pastorale”
Alex Lockwood, “Awful Things”
Zeitgeist Gallery / through February 25


VIRGINIA

Richmond

Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch / through February 20
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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