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Saturday April 2, 2011 10:04 pm EDT

Fed up with finding their home and building defaced with graffiti, two Old Fourth Ward residents and a nearby business have filed a lawsuit against the people they say are behind the works. The AJC's Kristi Swartz says the lawsuit, filed Friday in Fulton County State Court, seeks $1 million in punitive damages for intentional destruction of property and emotional distress.

Among those named...

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Saturday March 26, 2011 09:25 am EDT

  • Charlie McCullers
  • Pedro Gamino and Peng Yu-Chen in Helen Pickett's "Petal"

The Atlanta Ballet obviously takes the term “mixed program” very seriously. When an evening encompasses traditional African music, Bach, a ritualistic sacrifice and some gorgeous minimalism, it's safe to say that the term “mixed” definitely applies.

But it's a measure of the Atlanta Ballet's strength as a company...

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Tuesday March 15, 2011 04:00 am EDT
New space across from High adds to Midtown arts district | more...

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Friday March 11, 2011 10:29 am EST

  • Andrew Alexander
  • The Atlanta Ballet previews pieces from its mixed program "Fusion."

When the ballet Rite of Spring premiered in Paris in 1913, it caused a riot. Things were much calmer last night at the Atlanta Ballet's headquarters as patrons took a first glimpse at young British choreographer Christopher Hampson's new work set to Stravinsky's famous score. Hampson has stripped the number...

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Wednesday March 9, 2011 04:00 am EST
Gals bare (almost) all over one titillating weekend | more...

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Thursday March 3, 2011 04:05 am EST
No, 'Archer' isn't your typical cartoon | more...

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Tuesday March 1, 2011 04:00 am EST
The Agnes Scott professor's discomforting honesty can feel like a slap to the face | more...

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Tuesday February 22, 2011 04:00 am EST
We asked. Local creatives answered. | more...

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Saturday February 19, 2011 10:10 am EST

What? You missed the most recent World Wide Art Federation showdown, “The Art of War of Art” at Stuart McClean Gallery in the Old Fourth Ward? Here's some video play-by-play of all the golden babies, foxy ladies, paintbrush weaponry and vocal improvisation you wish you'd seen.



Fabian Williams revived his Saw-esque red-masked artist captor, Exacto, to offer opening remarks. This time, the...

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Wednesday February 16, 2011 04:00 am EST
Monsters, demons and more on view in two new exhibits | more...

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Wednesday February 9, 2011 04:00 am EST
Husband and wife perform leading roles in Atlanta Ballet's Sleeping Beauty | more...

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Thursday February 3, 2011 03:17 pm EST

  • Joeff Davis
  • Beltline mural by Hense


Atlanta's biggest temporary public art project to date is now accepting submissions for round two of Art on the Beltline, which, in case you've been living under a rock the past year, turned out to be a pretty effing big deal. The Request for Proposals can be found online at the Beltline's website. Deadline for submissions is March 28. Installation of...

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Wednesday February 2, 2011 04:00 am EST
Collaborative exhibit launches Creative Community Housing Project for artists | more...

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Wednesday January 26, 2011 09:00 am EST
Forget cheeseball self-promotion, the local production company presents an engaging model for authentic grassroots marketing | more...

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Friday January 21, 2011 03:55 pm EST

  • FRANCIS TATEM
  • 2010 Art Papers Art Auction

Some art news from around town:

The Art Papers Art Auction, the contemporary art magazine's annual fundraising and hobnobbing event, takes place Fri., Feb. 4 (collectors preview party) and Sat., Feb. 5 (auction). You don't have to wait until the 5th to start bidding, though. The online auction is officially open for preview and bidding. Going once,...

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Tuesday January 18, 2011 04:00 am EST

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For 15 years, art critic Felicia Feaster was the voice of visual art criticism at Creative Loafing. For many she was the voice of visual art criticism in Atlanta. When she left the paper in 2008 to serve as senior editor at the Atlantan, many in the art community waited eagerly to see what would become of her writing at the publication.

In fact, Feaster breathed new life into...

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Friday January 14, 2011 10:15 am EST

Local street artist Evereman gave cabin fever the finger this week by constructing one of his largest works to date - a 4-foot-by-4-foot cube branded with his trademark skull face - and planting in downtown on the GSU campus in Hurt Park.

Below is a cool video of the Everman installation from local urban art blog/shop Streetela.com, "a co-operative brand created to bring the independent urban...

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Thursday January 13, 2011 03:00 pm EST
16 works to seek out at the High, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, MOCA GA, Clark Atlanta University Art Collections and the Michael C. Carlos Museum | more...

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Monday January 10, 2011 07:00 am EST
Russian ballet dancers dispel some Black Swan myths before a local performance of Swan Lake | more...

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Wednesday January 5, 2011 04:00 am EST
The funny man talks life after being a Last Comic Standing judge | more...

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Thursday December 30, 2010 04:00 am EST
Help WonderRoot build a list of works the city should keep their hands off of | more...

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Thursday December 30, 2010 04:00 am EST
Figuring out how Atlanta plans to draw the line between vandalism and art | more...

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Thursday December 30, 2010 04:00 am EST
Not all graf is created equal. Some categories to help you differentiate between works | more...

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Monday December 20, 2010 04:00 am EST
Artist's painstaking process reveals a New World between the covers | more...

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Monday December 13, 2010 06:30 pm EST
Lowbrow art hub closes its doors for good Jan. 5 | more...