The List: Week of September 5

Before "Walker Evans: Depth of Field" leaves the High Museum next weekend, photographer Alex Harris and Mark Sloan, chief curator of Charleston's Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, will discuss how Evans's photography shaped images of the American South on Saturday at 2 pm. The event is free for members; $10 for non-members.
Before “Walker Evans: Depth of Field” leaves the High Museum next weekend, photographer Alex Harris and Mark Sloan, chief curator of Charleston’s Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, will discuss how Evans’s photography shaped images of the American South in a talk on Saturday at 2 pm. The event is free for members; $10 for non-members.

* BURNAWAY STAFF PICKS


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

*Talk: Walthall Fellows
MOCA GA / 6:30-8:30pm

Performance: Glo, cloth field: a creation with conductor Robert Spano
GloATL  / 8:30pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

*Opening: Selected Works by Larry Walker
Ernest G. Welch Gallery / 5-7pm

Opening: Gregor Turk, “Conflux”
Opening: Elizabeth Stockton, “Boundless”
Spalding Nix Fine Art / 6-8pm

*Closing: Masud Olufani, “Poetics of Disembodiment”
MOCA GA / 6:30-8:30pm

Opening: “Visions: Juried Exhibition by the Southeastern Photographic Society”
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center / 7-10pm

*Opening: Joe Walters, “Still Life”
Marcia Wood Midtown / 7-9pm

*Performance: Serenbe Playhouse Presents Yasmina Reza’s Art
Atlanta Contemporary / 8pm

Performance: Glo, cloth field: a creation with conductor Robert Spano
GloATL  / 8:30pm

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

*Talk: Theaster Gates, “Are Artists Activists?”
Stuart Rose Library @ Emory / 4pm

*Opening: Seana Reilly, “Docking on the Orphic Shore”
Whitespace / 7-10pm

Opening: “Lavish Pigment”
Kai Lin Art / 7-10pm

*Performance: Serenbe Playhouse Presents Yasmina Reza’s Art
Atlanta Contemporary / 8pm

Opening: Lillian Blades, “Fractal Reflections”
September Gray Fine Art  / 8:307-9

Performance: Glo, cloth field: a creation with conductor Robert Spano
GloATL  / 8:30pm

Performance: The Boiler Room
Eyedrum  / 8:30pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 

Opening and Talk: Brenda Stumpf, “Cavomyrt”
Bill Lowe Gallery / 12-5pm

*Talk: Mark Sloan and Alex Harris, Southern Exposures
High Museum of Art / 3-4pm

*Talk: Amie Laurel Esslinger + Lauren Michelle Peterson
Swan Coach House Gallery / 3pm

*Art Papers Presents: 13 Presidents by Marisa J. Futernick
Cover Books  / 4-7pm

*Performance: Serenbe Playhouse Presents Yasmina Reza’s Art
Atlanta Contemporary / 8pm

*Opening: “46/21: 46 Million Slaves—21st-Century Slavery”
Mammal Gallery / 5-8pm

Opening: “Absent Bodied”
Kibbee Gallery / 6-10pm

*Opening: “Transitions: States of Being” + “Sleight of Hand”
Zuckerman Museum of Art  / 6-8pm

Opening: Amy Rader + Anderson Smith, “Velare”
Westside Cultural Arts Center  / 7-11pm

Prism Party
MOCA GA  / 7-11pm

Performance: Glo, cloth field: a creation with conductor Robert Spano
GloATL  / 8:30pm

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

*Performance: Serenbe Playhouse Presents Yasmina Reza’s Art
Atlanta Contemporary / 2pm

Performance: Glo, cloth field: a creation with conductor Robert Spano
GloATL  / 8:30pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

*Talk: BURNAWAY presents Rainey Knudson of Glasstire
Atlanta Contemporary / 7pm


ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Atlanta

*Walker Evans / through September 11
“What is Near: Reflections on Home” / through September 11
A Cut Above: Wood Sculpture from the Gordon W. Bailey Collection / through October 30
High Museum of Art

*William Downs and Michael Reese, “Call and Response”
Sandler Hudson / through September 9

*Masud Olufani, “Poetics of Disembodiment”
MOCA GA / through September 10

*Mike Black and Phillip Buntin, “Loud and Quiet”
{Poem88} / through September 10

*”Embody, Embed, Invoke”
Eyedrum / through September 10

WonderRoot’s Walthall Fellows, “I Opened My Eyes. I Changed My Mind”
MOCA GA / through September 10

BlackCatTips (Kyle Brooks), “Just South of Love”
The Art Institute of Atlanta / through September 17

*Larry Walker
*Dawn Haynie and Jess Jones, “Parallels”
Ernest G. Welch Galleries / through September 19

*Amie Laurel Esslinger and Lauren Michelle Peterson, “Systems”
Swan Coach House Gallery / through September 23

Mary Anne Mitchell, “Meet Me in My Dreams”
Chastain Arts Center / through October 29

Doorway to an Enlightened World: The Tibetan Shrine from the Alice S. Kandell Collection
Michael C. Carlos Museum / through November 27


GEORGIA

Athens

Watered Down: Under the Influence of John Waters
ATHICA / through September 18

Rabun Gap

Foxfire: Weaving A Visual History
Hambidge Gallery / through September 24

Savannah

“A Poem in the Form of Flowers” / through September 4
“Built, World” / through September 4
Carolina Herrara, “Refined Irreverence” / through September 4
*Janet Biggs, “Afar” / through July 24
Mildred Thompson, “Resonance: Selected Works from the 1990s” / through October 2
Jeffrey Gibson, “A Kind of Confession” / through October 23
Subodh Gupta, “Guests, Strangers, and Interlopers” / through January 15
SCAD Museum of Art

*”State of the Art”
Jepson Center, Telfair Museums / through September 4


ALABAMA

Mobile 

*Janet Cardiff, Forty-Part Motet
Mobile Museum of Art / through September 25

Montgomery

Women’s Work: Prints from the Collection
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts / through September 25


ARKANSAS

Bentonville

Black Unity / through September 5
Philip Haas, The Four Seasons / through September 12
American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum / through September 19
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art


FLORIDA

Fort Meyers

Glenn Branca and Philip Corner, “Re: Sound” 
Bob Rauschenberg Gallery @ FSW / through October 22

Gainesville

“Third Wave :) – FERMENTER Group Show, vol. 3”
Gallery Protocol / through September 12

Jacksonville

David Hayes, “The Sentinel Series” / through October 2
LIFT: Contemporary Expressions of the African American Experience / through  February 12
Cummer Museum of Art

Miami

“Wrap Your Arms Around Me”
Gallery Diet / through September 3

Ida Applebroog
Laura Lima
Renaud Jerez
Susan Te Kahurangi King
ICA Miami / through October 30

Michele Oka Doner / through September 11
Stan Douglas, Luanda-Kinshasa / through September 25
Robert Rauschenberg / through October 9
Beatriz Santiago Muñoz / through November 13
Matthew Ronay / through January 15
Carlos Motta / through January 15
“Routes of Influence” / through July 18
*Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks / through October 16
Pérez Art Museum Miami

St. Petersburg 

Shana Moulton, “Journeys Out of the Body” / through October 9
Mernet Larson, “Vantage Points” / through October 30
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg

Tampa

“My Little Town” 
Tempus Projects / through September 17


KENTUCKY

Louisville

“Material Issue”

Kentucky Museum of Art and Crafts / through September 25


LOUISIANA

New Orleans

*George Dureau
Jenny Leblanc and Kyle Bravo
Bunny Matthews, “Before and After”
Arthur Rogers Gallery / through September 17

*”2 Freaky 2 Friday”
Pelican Bomb / through September 18

James Flynn, “Quantum Noûs”
Callan Contemporary / through September 24

“THINGS: a still life show”
5 Press Gallery / through September 25

*”A Building With A View”: Experiments in Anarchitecture
Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans / through October 1

Unfiltered Visions: 20th-Century Self-Taught American Art
New Orleans Museum of Art / through October 9


MISSISSIPPI

Jackson

When Modern Was Contemporary / through October 30
Reflections: Works by Modern Masters / through October 30
Mississippi Museum of Art


NORTH CAROLINA

Boone

International Series: Contemporary Artists from Brazil 
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts  / through December 3

Chapel Hill

All About America: Photographs by Burk Uzzle / through September 11
“Politics As Usual” / through February 5
Ackland Art Museum

Charlotte

Here and Now: 80 Years of Photography at the Mint
The Mint Museum  / through September 18

Nelllie Ashford, “Through My Eyes”
Shaping the Vessel: Mascoll + Samuel
Quilts and Social Fabric: Heritage and Improvisation
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture / through January 16

Durham

Buzz Uzzle: Southern Landscapes
The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University / through September 18

Greensboro

Matisse Drawings: Curated by Ellsworth Kelly / through September 18
Plant Lithographs by Ellsworth Kelly, 1964-1966 / through September 18
Henri Matisse: Selections from the Cone Collection / through October 16
The Weatherspoon Art Museum

Raleigh

Andrew Hladky, “Its Some Kynd of Thing It Aint Us But Yet Its In Us”
Artspace Gallery One / through September 5

Davis Choun
Artspace HQ Raleigh / through September 24

*Lincoln Hancock, “Flag”
Artspace Satellite at FLIGHT / through late September

Winston-Salem

*A Legacy Reunited: The Gordon and Copey Hanes Print Collection 
The Diggs Gallery @ Winston-Salem State University / through September 19

“With Open Eyes” / through October 2
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art


TENNESSEE

Memphis

“Anthology: Somewhere Not Here”
Crosstown Arts Center  / through September 19

Nashville

Barry Doupé, “Life and People and Ponytail” 
Mild Climate / through October 6

2016 Artist-in-Residence: Kensuke Yamada 
Cheekwood / through October 16


VIRGINIA

Richmond

*Kehinde Wiley, “A New Republic”
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts / through September 5

Andy Warhol: Icons
The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia / through September 18

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