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Atlanta to the world!
Explore Atlanta's booming art scene.
Congrats to Susannah Darrow, guest during our Funding your Art episode. This is great news.
Susannah Darrow, co-founder and executive director of Burnaway, has been selected as executive director of ArtsATL.
The Creatives Project wins the 2015 Advancing Atlanta Award
Arts organization beat out tough competition for the top prize
Past guest Michael Rooks has some exciting news!
Michael Rooks has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Nexus Award, given by the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. Atlanta’s favorite curator will be honored at a special reception at the Contemporary on May 19. Rooks has been curator of modern and contemporary art at the High Museum of Art sin…
At Museum of Arts and Design, a Swan Song for Lowery Stokes Sims
Lowery Stokes Sims is retiring as chief curator of the Museum of Arts and Design with a valedictory show that reflects her inclusive philosophy.
Contemplating paintings might not just offer psychological benefits, but also physical ones.
You have probably heard by now, but for those who haven't: the next Flux Project will be a multi-faceted performance piece by Nick Cave - Visual Artist. The performances will take place at Ponce City Market April 23 – 26 of next year. Cave will deploy actors, musicians and a spoken word artist to create a unique experience for the audience. We'll be releasing more details over the next two months, so stay tuned and mark your calendars for April!
200 years of groundbreaking African American art – in pictures
From Henry Ossawa Tanner, the first African American painter to move to Paris and be accepted into the Salon, to superstars of today like Kara Walker, here’s how generations of artists have tackled race, identity and prejudice
Is that right?
Since the Angola-Golden-Lion-Sensation in Venice we have been approached a lot of times by journalists with that one question:
“Being an artist is not just about what happens when you are in the studio. The way you live, the people you choose to love and the way you love them, the way you vote, the words that come out of your mouth… will also become the raw material for the art you make.”
"Being an artist is not just about what happens when you are in the studio. The way you live, the people you choose to love and the way you
Researchers are trying to measure the effects of music, art and dance on age-related disabilities.
Great stuff from ArtsxCraft alumni Artemus Jenkins, Corey Davis and more.
ART: Watch this inspiring short film, 'The World Awaits'. Directed by Artemus Jenkins, the film follows the journey of 8 artists, representing Atlanta, GA, as they take their work to the biggest stage in the art world, Art Basel (including Corey Davis, pictured)
Congratulations to all artists from our community exhibiting at this year's Art Basel.
The battle of Atlanta continues.
'[I]t’s the wrong message to the arts community in this city'
"Atlanta is one of those up-and-coming cities. You keep reading more and more about the arts scene here. There's more artists coming out of the city and it's just a place that's really exciting right now. It's a good opportunity to be here at a time when things are growing, where things are taking off." —Daniel Fuller, ACAC's new curator.
'The goal is to have a space where everyone can gather and exchange ideas.'
Acclaimed author Sandra Cisneros has created an installation in the tradition of "Dia de Muertos" to honor her mother, Elvira Cordero Cisneros.
Watch it all online!
Who decides what art should exist in a public space? “A Tale of Two Murals” examines the situations that arose in two communities – in Southeast and Southwest Atlanta – following the annual “Living Walls” street art conference.
Ever wonder about how artists and art organizations fund their work? We do too. So we sat down with BurnAway's Susannah Darrow and Freelance Graphic Designer Mister Soul about the how's and why's of funding your work from grants to client work.
This episode we explore how to fund art and art organizations. We speak to Susanah Darrow of Burnaway Magazine (www.burnaway.org) and Atlanta-Based artist and graphic designer Mister Soul (http://www.
Richard Prince is turning his Instagram notoriety in his favor yet again, selling the works through Gagosian.
Did you catch the latest episode of Artsxcraft?
We talk with Afro punk organizers Matthew Morgan and Joceyln Cooper about this weekend's Atlanta show, about the birth of the Afro punk movement and about the future of Afro punk in Atlanta.
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Sep 8, 2014 - We speak with artist Michi Meko and art academic Kristin Jaurez about what public art means and what it means in Atlanta. "The job of resurrectors is to wake up the dead" - Michi Meko
The French artist JR has installed century-old photographs in an abandoned building on the island.
- Dom h/t Carla Aaron-Lopez
Street artist DS recently added a couple of paste-ups to a wall in London. It didn’t take too long before a graffiti removal guy removed the paste-ups. Shortly after that, DS was back with a paste up of the graffiti removal guy removing the graffiti. Gold! Art imitates removal of art! We’ve seen th…
When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) closed its public comment period on the issue of net neutrality earlier this week, the agency counted more than 3 million comments, the greatest vol...
For the past few months Portuguese artist Bordalo II (previously) has been stalking the streets of Lisbon looking for heaps of trash. Using mounds of discarded plastic sheeting, old tires, shingles, and tangles of electrical cable, he carefully repositions everything before spray paintin
BURNAWAY and Pelican Bomb, an online art magazine based in New Orleans, have selected the three critics for their inaugural Critic-in-Residence Program. They are Eva Díaz, a New York-based critic who teaches at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn; Erin Dziedzic, curator and head of adult programs at the Kem…
Described by PBS as an exploration of what constitutes beauty in the 21st century, the film offers a tantalizing look at the intersection of art and fashion.
Celebrated artist Carrie Mae Weems joins audiences for this ongoing series with ART21.
Everybody's a critic.
A graffiti-art exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York is called 'outrageous' by Police Commissioner William Bratton.
Gordon Parks at The High Museum of Art, Atlanta. Yes!
A Gordon Parks collection will be exhibited this fall at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta --> http://www.afropunk.com/profiles/blogs/feature-gordon-parks-will-be-exhibited-this-fall-at-the-high The images depict the African American experience of 1950s Alabama, and the racial tensions that dominated the United States at the time.
Timely. Our next show is a round table about Public Art. We can't wait to record it and share it with y'all.
ATLANTA — This summer marks the fifth anniversary of Living Walls, The City Speaks, conference, an event and organization dedicated to bringing public art and conversation to downtown Atlanta.
Pastiche Lumumba is worth listening to.
Pastiche Lumumba, an Atlanta-based artist, curator, and cofounder, in 2013, of the LOW Museum. He is interested in contexts that shift between the high brow and low brow, as mediated through commodity and Internet cultures. His own multidisciplinary work examines the element of context and its eff…
Eight West African video artists explore colonialism and identity in Portuguese-speaking African at the Venice Architecture Biennale.
Such great news!
WonderRoot is pleased to announce the WonderRoot Center for Arts & Social Change, a 54,000 square foot, 8-acre campus for artists and community located in Reynoldstown at the heart of the east Atlanta neighborhoods. Marking the next phase of WonderRoot’s development as Atlanta’s leading organization…
Hey there! We've got a new episode! Stream it, listen to full raw interviews and view the work of the artists we talk to at our show blog! www.artsxcraft.com
New episodes of ArtsxCraft 2nd Mondays on ABL Radio. This episode we explore design and responsibility in design with Atlanta based visual artists: • Artemus Jenkins(http://artemusjenkins.com/), •...
100 NYC water towers will be covered in artwork created by artists like Jeff Koons and Maya Lin. http://bit.ly/Vfn9jh
We’ve been talking a lot about African contemporary art. But have you wondered how art is even defined as such? Don’t be shy. We’ve got you covered.
This looks cool.
Alexandra Troxell, recent GSUBFA graduate and current ACAC Nexus Archive intern, presents her thesis documentary highlighting the history of Nexus through a selection of its stakeholders from 1973-the early 2000’s.
We're thinking of revisiting the topic of Public art.
Did you catch our past episode on murals, street performances, statues and busking.
Are they important? Why are they important? Are they necessarily a good thing? Art in the Public Sphere: Why in my backyard? We ask a group of artists and designers to explore the topic with us.
Mar 26, 2014 - Murals, street performance, statues, busking. Are they important? Are they necessarily a good thing? Art in the Public Sphere: Why in my backyard? We ask a group of artists and designers to explore the topic with us. Music:Illastrate - “1ne 4 you”DJ Variab…
These Japanese designers stand by zippers as the next architectural material for versatile, on-the-go construction.
Thanks to revitalized neighborhoods full of young, creative types, a new wave of public art, and lots of love from the film industry, the “Hollywood of the South” isn’t just for rappers anymore.
What John Berger's classic "Ways of Seeing" tells us about the power and potential of social media.
Next time you pass a puddle, take a look. You may find wonders inside. Consider "Un Regard," a photographic series by Kiripi Katembo Siku, set in Kinshasa, the c...
I miss everything. But you don't have to. Thursday, July 17th between 6:30 and 7:30...Nikita Gale talking about arts at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
Clearly, I need to change my work hours.
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While you listen...some great reads, links to design and photography work and more content related to Episode 6 like the FULL raw interviews with Vek Neal, Ciera Tavana and David Allen Jones. Find them at artsxcraft.com...
New episodes of ArtsxCraft 2nd Mondays on ABL Radio. This episode we explore design and responsibility in design with Atlanta based visual artists: • Vek Neal (http://vekneal.carbonmade.com), • David...
Young talents, who are attuned to the internet and blogging, are changing the face of photography.
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