To Do List: Week of July 31, 2017

Padma Rajendran
“Ancient Art Objects,” curated by UGA professor Katie Geha, opens at Whitespace on Friday, Aug. 4. Pictured: a work by Padma Rajendran.

*BURNAWAY STAFF PICKS

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2

*Opening: Richard Gere and Dayna Thacker “Smoke and Mirrors”
Marcia Wood Gallery / 7pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

New Territories: An Art Party, work by Sam Gardner
Eyedrum / 8-11pm

Deer Bear Wolf Summer Party
Argosy / 9pm-3am / Tickets start at $5

*Reception: Tori Tinsley “Bread and Butter”
Rialto Art Center / 5-8pm

FRIDAY, AUGUST 4

*“Opening: “Ancient Art Objects” curated by Katie Geha
Kaleena Stasiak in whitespec
Ephemera, Vintage Art Books in shedspace
Whitespace / 7-10pm

*Opening: Group Show “Wearable Surfaces”
Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville / 6-9

Opening: Jay Jacobs “Symbols and Allegories”
Westobou Gallery, Augusta / 5-8

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5

Opening: Ephemera Obscura
CAC New Orleans / 5:30pm

Tinney Contemporary Annual Retrospective
Tinney Contemporary Nashville / 11am-5pm

Opening: Louisiana Contemporary presented by the Helis Foundation
Ogden Museum of Southern Art / 5:30-9:30pm

#ActivateATL Featuring Little Tybee and Chantae Cann
Masquerade (Hell) / Doors at 7:00pm; Show Starts at 8:00pm

Opening: Leticia Bajuyo: Event Horizon
ATHICA, Athens / 6-9pm

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11

Party: Working Artist Project Bash
MOCA GA / 7-9pm

Talk: Angela Davis Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment
Auburn Avenue Research Library / 7-9pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13

Free Museum Admission!
High Museum of Art / 12pm-5pm

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15

*Opening and Panel Discussion: Gloria Victis “Three Artists to Respond to War”
Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art, Demorest, GA / 4-7pm

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16

Performance: Second Star to the Right: The Neverland

Hosted by Deer Bear Wolf / 709 Wilson Rd. NW / 8pm

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18

Opening: “Nasty Woman” group show
University of Arkansas, Little Rock Gallery / 5-7pm

MONDAY, AUGUST 21

Total Solar Eclipse Party
Hambidge, Rabun Gap, GA / 10am-5pm

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25

Opening: Marc Trujillo: “American Purgatory” and Riccarda de Eccher: “Montagna”
Halsey Institute / 5:30-8pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26

ART PARTY 2017
Atlanta Contemporary / 7-12am / $50 and up

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Closing/Artist Talk:  Leticia Bajuyo “In-Finity
The Smith-Williams Gallery at Piedmont College / 3-5 p.m.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Opening: In Kyoung Chun “Come to My House”
Poem 88, Atlanta / 5pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Opening: Kim Anno, “Wonder”
Marcia Wood Gallery / 7-9pm


ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Atlanta

Zeitgeist Gallery Nashville presents “Luminous Animals”
Whitespace Gallery / through July 29

Scott Eakin “Yes Button”
Marcia Wood Gallery / June 28 – July 29

Atlanta Contemporary
*Sascha BraunigBad Latch / through July 30
*Paul Anthony Smith: Walls Without Borders / through July 30

Group Show “Psychoe”
Mammal Gallery / through July 29

*Miya Bailey “Broken Stories”
Notch8 / through July 30

Fidia Falaschetti: “Wor(d) in Progress”

Westside Cultural Arts Center / through August 1

The Summer Swan Invitational
Swan Coach House / through August 4

*Vivian Liddell “In the Hall of the Mountain King”
Eyedrum / through August 5

Correspondences
{Poem 88} / through August 5

“Clay Pigeons” by Hebru Brantley
Chastain Arts Center, through August 5

“Young Dreamer: The Work of Devyn Springer and Makeda Lewis”
WonderRoot

Cody Tumblin “It Blooms Tomorrow”
Good Enough / through August 13

Group Show “Ev Ree Thing”
Hi-Lo Press

*Barry Lee “How Nice”
Murmur Gallery

Corrina Sephora “On Waters of Time”
Callanwolde Gallery / through September 1

Summer Thunder group show 
Sandler Hudson / through September 2

*WonderRoot’s Walthall Fellows “Building a Ship from a Shipwreck”
*Lauri Stallings “The Room for Tender Choreographies
MOCA GA / through September 9

Thomas Jackson “Emergent Behavior” and Joseph Szabo “Almost Grown”
Jackson Fine Art / through September 16

*Opening: Pam Longobardi “Reworlding”
*Opening: Frank Webster “Paintings in Iceland”
Hathaway Contemporary / through September 16

“Modern Living: Giò Ponti and the 20th-Century Aesthetics of Design”
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens / through September 17

*Trifecta: MFA candidates from Georgia Southern University, Georgia State University, and University of Georgia
GSU Welch Galleries / through September 21


GEORGIA

Athens

Georgia Museum of Art
“Modern Living: Giò Ponti and the 20th-Century Aesthetics of Design”/ through September 17
“Avocation to Vocation: Prints by F. Townsend Morgan” / through September 10
The Genius of Martin Johnson Heade” / through September 10

Savannah

Telfair Museums
“William Wegman: Improved Photographs” / through August 13
Akram Zaatari: Her + Him” / through September 10
“Generation” Sawsan AlSaraf, Tamara Abdul Hadi, and Sundus Abdul Hadi / through September 17

SCAD Museum of Art
José Parlá, “Roots” / through July 16
Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, “Lineages” / through August 6
Chiharu Shiota, “Infinity Lines” / through August 6
*Hank Willis Thomas, “Freedom Isn’t Always Beautiful” / through August 20
Hernan Bas, “Florida Living” / through August 20
Carlos Cruz-Diez, “Chroma” / through August 20


SOUTH CAROLINA 

The Things We Carry: Contemporary Art in the South
Gibbes Museum of Art / through October 9

ALABAMA

Birmingham
*”Third Space”
Birmingham Museum of Art / through 2019

Mobile
Contemporary Alabama Photography
Mobile Museum of Art / through August 27

 

FLORIDA

Jacksonville
Iterations: Lorrie Fredette / through Sept. 10
Synthesize: Art + Music / through Sept. 24
MOCA Jacksonville

KENTUCKY
Louisville
*Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art / through October 14
Ai Wei Wei: Circle of Animals Zodiac Heads/ through October 15
Speed Art Museum

Thread Lines
KMAC Museum / through August 6


LOUISIANA
New Orleans

*New at NOMA: Recent Acquisitions in Modern and Contemporary Art / through October 1
*Orientalism: Taking and Making
New Orleans Museum of Art / through December 31

Khalid Abdel Rahman: “A Disappearance”
New Orleans Exchange Centre / through August 12


NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte
The Darryl Atwell Collection of African-American Art 
Gantt Center for African-American Art + Culture / through January 22

Winston-Salem

Katy Mixon “12×12”
SECCA Winston Salem, NC /through August 20

TENNESSEE

Nashville

“State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now” / through Sept. 10
Vadis Turner: Tempest / through Sept. 10
“Pattern Recognition” / through October 8
Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection / through Oct. 15
Frist Center for the Visual Arts

 

VIRGINIA

Richmond

[work]
Visual Arts Center / through August 27

A Commitment to the Community: The Black Photographers Annual, Volume I / through October 3
Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style / through August 27
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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