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From the living legends of the city’s wild past to the Legendary Children of today, Atlanta’s queer performance artists have always had a significant presence, but their stories have remained untold to a wider audience. Queer Moxie, a new…

In 1977, under the guidance of Carl Sagan, the American space program assumed the role of ambassador of human civilization on a cultural mission into the deepest reaches of the cosmos. With the launch of Voyager I, NASA jettisoned…

In the late 19th century, Eadweard Muybridge used photography to capture the movement of animals and athletes in frozen black-and-white sequences of still images. This photographic phenomenon — the freezing of a moment in time — would come to…

  Tucked in a list of recognizable materials, such as wax and concrete, that make up Quinn Wolff-Wilczynski’s installation Sub Rosa, on view through March 23 in the group exhibition “Scenes of Disproportion” at 368 PONCE, is the tantalizingly vague…

SCAD-Atlanta shows its dedication to bringing leading-edge artists to the South with a two-part show at its new museum, SCAD FASH, where dress work by Daniel Lismore and editorial photography by Jonathan Becker are currently on view. Both exhibitions, Becker’s “A Fashionable…

Everyone is familiar with paper, but not necessarily with how it is made. Teresa Cole’s current exhibition, “Depth of Surface,” at Whitespace brings paper to the forefront and will definitely cause you to think more about the methods of…

  Jane Braddock’s elegant, feminine color palette in “Drip Paintings” at Tinney Contemporary is visually stunning. New works from the artist’s “Shakti” series literally drip with the rich “color of India,” only made more interesting by the literary sources…

Currently on view at Marcia Wood Gallery in Midtown is a delightful ceramics show that brings together ceramicists from around the world, representing a range of techniques in this under-appreciated medium. Virginia Scotchie, an artist and professor at the…

In Metamorphoses, the Roman poet Ovid described a world emptied of permanent natures, a constant flux in which anything could potentially turn into anything else. Not surprisingly, Vik Muniz has adopted the poet as his patron saint, and their…

Between the sea and the sky is where the gods do their best work—righting wrongs, facilitating love matches, and even healing the sick. It is in the healing that Austrian-born artist Susanne Wenger (1915 – 2009) connected with the…

Beth Foley’s recent exhibition of paintings at David Lusk Gallery in Nashville included fewer than 10 works, but the dense detailing of the referential, symbolic, and historical content displayed left plenty to perceive. In “Murders, Misfits and Other Unpleasantries,” the artist brought her keen…