ARTSpeak: Modern Atlanta, an Advocate for Worldclass Design

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MA's featured speaker, Korean architect Minsuk Cho, appears at the High Museum of Art this Saturday. Above: Korea Pavilion, Shanghai World Expo, 2010. Photo by Kyungsub Shin.

Ashley V. Blalock: Bridging the Hunter, on view now at the Hunter Museum of American Art

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Special thanks to AM 1690, The Voice of the Arts, our partners in producing ARTSpeak with BURNAWAY. The radio program broadcasts over the airwaves every Tuesday between 8-8:30AM and between 6-6:30PM.

Episode 29: Jeremy Abernathy speaks with Bernard McCoy and Elayne DeLeo, cofounders of Modern Atlanta (MA), about the significance of contemporary design and its potential for bridging the gap between the local and the international.

The official Design is Human Kickoff Party is tonight, Tuesday, June 7, 2011, from 6-10 p.m. at Two Peachtree Pointe, the site of the United States’ first-ever Korea Design Pavillion. The annual Modern Atlanta Home Tour will be held this Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12, 2011. See the MA website for more events throughout the coming week.