Reviews

Best known for his work in TV, video and film, the Chattanooga native professes a nostalgia for his Southern roots. But our reviewer takes issue with his work in this mini-retrospective because it “preserves a narrative of the Civil War as a battle for heritage and state’s rights and not the continuous enslavement of African-Americans for economic gain.”

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By Jerry Cullum Kelly Kristin Jones’s exhibition “Cotton Is Still King (Although Robbed of Some of Its Dictatorship)” at Sandler Hudson Gallery is the artist’s response to the ubiquity in Metro Atlanta of historical signage that honors “mostly … a past war and dead white men.” She further remarks, in the explanatory brochure that accompanies…

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In 1982, Nancy Floyd resolved to make a photograph of herself each day, a project she has pursued with a profound sense of duty. This formula is not a contrivance, but also not apart from artifice. Each image is a study in the banality of the everyday.

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Rosemary Mayer worked with fabric at a time when the medium was primarily associated with women’s work, but to her it gave her the freedom to be experimental. A recent exhibition at the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia recreated lost fabric works from the 1970s.

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