The 2019 Atlanta Biennial collapses distinctions between “folk” and mainstream, past and future, making a case for art “inside and beside” the artworld. Read BA contributor Maura Callahan’s review, co-commissioned by BURNAWAY and our partner publication Momus.
In a recent exhibition in Savannah, artist Erin Johnson’s video works combined ecological research and documentary techniques to investigate a South Carolina nuclear facility. Read BA contributor Jenna Crowder’s review.
In an exhibition in Louisville, Kentucky-born artist and curator Scott Rollins explores the archive of pioneering New York performance artist Richard Gallo. Read BA contributor Paul Michael Brown’s review.
In a solo exhibition in Baton Rouge, New Orleans-based artist Katrina Andry reimagines the historical imagery of the Middle Passage in fantastical mylar prints. Read BA contributor Dillon Raborn’s review.
In a group show at Atlanta Contemporary, artists including John Edmonds, Lucia Hierro, David Onri Anderson, and Atlanta’s own FRKO consider sites and everyday objects that contain a sense of the passage of time.
At the Met Breuer in New York, an exhibition focused on sculptures by the late artist Jack Whitten demonstrates connections between his work and his Southern heritage, as well as his lifelong interests in traditional African sculpture and ancient Greek cultures.