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In his exhibition “Kutambua I Nimekuwa Baba Yangu,” which in Kiswahili means, “I Realize, I Have Become My Father,” Jamele Wright uses materials like red clay, nails, beeswax, and found plywood panels to create assemblages. He is influenced by…

When President Obama started singing “Amazing Grace” in the middle of his eulogy for the nine victims of the Emanuel AME Church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina, I remember most the expression on Bishop Julius H. McAllister’s face. Sitting…

Wood is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about the ideal materials available for artistic expression but unlike paper, canvas, or other materials, wood can be a surprisingly creative medium for artists. Some…

“Tied Up at Home” at Blue Mark Studios confirms the well-known adage about “uncanny” being an inadequate translation of Freud’s “unheimlich,” which literally means “un-home-like.” For home, too, can be uncanny, and this show’s array of allusions to house…

Amer Kobaslija, Before the Deluge, 2010. oil on panel.

Residence, transience, environment, and the certain temporality that affects  us all are explored in Amer Kobaslija’s latest exhibit, “A Sense of Place.” A collection of 33 paintings that range from miniature to large scale, Kobaslija’s show turns UNF Gallery…

Glo, Atlanta’s innovative, convention-breaking dance group, recently announced the debut of a performance collaboration with the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Titled Movement Choirs, the project transforms the grounds and interior galleries of the center into an intimate performance…

  If you want to see the charming fashion photos in “Grand Divertissement À Versailles, Vintage Photographs By Bill Cunningham” at SCADFASH, you’re simply going to have to go see them in person—reproductions of these historic images are not…

“Abstraction Today,” on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia through July 2, is an exhibition as much about the art its title suggests as about our city’s established galleries and the breadth of abstract work being…

Brightly painted fingernails and glittery stickers on mushrooms are just a few of the fanciful pieces by artist Didi Dunphy in her current exhibition at Whitespace (through June 18). With this collection of work, Dunphy is extending a solemn…

Fabian Williams’s exhibition “Contraption” predominantly focuses on police brutality in about 20 works. There is a prescribed path, outlined in chalk on the floor, for the viewer to walk through the spacious gallery, which makes sense because many of…

“It’s got all the energy of the United States but with the Mediterranean thrown in,” says David Hockney of Southern California in the new feature-length documentary Hockney. The film takes a close look at what makes one of the…

Mary Pat Matheson will tell you today that when she joined the Atlanta Botanical Garden as CEO in 2002, one of her first major goals was to get an exhibition of famed glass artist Dale Chihuly. He had just…

In Marcus Kenney’s “Babble,” on display at Marcia Wood Midtown through June 18, the darkened memories of our collective American past bubble up into abstracted, whimsical, and sometimes frightening imagery. Kenney’s paintings combine techniques of painting, printmaking, collage, and fiber…

Distance — in time, place, and space — is paramount in Radcliffe Bailey’s work. The sculptures and works on paper at Boston’s Samsøn Projects, on view through May 28, are situated a good distance from each other, the space…

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 the photographic works on view in “Gray Space” at Swan Coach House Gallery, artist Kelly Kristin Jones captured the plastic sheathing at various constructions sites, using it as a visual filter. These translucent sheaths, used to keep water…