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Monday October 7, 2013 01:50 pm EDT



Artist Nathan Sharratt is building a 3D-printed guillotine and would like for you to be a part of it. At least, he would like for a 3D-printed sculpture of your severed head to be a part of it.

You may have heard recently about 3D printing technology, which allows a computer to recreate a three dimensional object out of plastic resin with almost the same ease as printing a Microsoft Word...

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Monday October 7, 2013 04:00 am EDT
The artist interviews her influences in the new book | more...

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Thursday October 3, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Two of the best characters in the history of theater go head to head this month in Atlanta | more...

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Wednesday October 2, 2013 08:01 am EDT

The 26th annual Out on Film Festival begins on Thursday, October 3, and runs through Thursday, October 10, with screenings at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema. It's a pretty massive event, running for an entire week, featuring close to 50 films plus discussion panels, artist appearances, and parties, all of them celebrating the presence and contributions of LGBT people in cinema.

Everyone's...

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Friday September 27, 2013 09:00 am EDT



The Navigator is kind of a big deal. Literally: 7 Stages' production combines projection, puppetry, and video; off-site locations doubling as oceans, tundra, and tornadoes; and a mix of super/natural locales, steampunk, and a plot about a race against a race against time (I think). It's a lot, and it's being mounted at The Goat Farm, a space which does not traditionally lend itself to...

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Wednesday September 25, 2013 07:53 am EDT
The Atlanta Symphony season kicks off tomorrow evening, and there's a lot that's new this year. Symphony Hall has a new shell designed to improve the oft-criticized acoustics of the venue: audiences will find out opening night whether or not the shell accomplishes what it's intended to do. And although the first night dives headfirst into stalwart classics - the three B's of Brahms, Bach and... | more...

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Tuesday September 24, 2013 04:00 am EDT
The celebrated playwright returns after getting a big start in 2008 | more...

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Friday September 20, 2013 09:00 am EDT


  • Courtesy The High
  • Andy Moon Wilson, "Blue Building," 2009, acrylic, pen, and ink on paper, 20x24. Purchased with the Lambert Fund and gift of Louis Corrigan, 2012.



Summer feels like it's been over for a while - but, alas, not until this coming weekend, with the equinox. Suitably, The High's Drawing Inside the Perimeter is also on its last weekend, after opening all the way back in...

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Wednesday September 18, 2013 08:46 am EDT

  • http://clatl.com/atlanta/ImageArchives?by=1223504
  • UNSPEAKABLE: Several upcoming screenings in the Atlanta area in the next few weeks will allow viewers to experience silent films with live musical accompaniment. Carl Theodor Dreyer's "The Passion of Joan of Arc" will get a live soundtrack from Kim Gordon, formerly of Sonic Youth, and her new collaborator Bill Nace at Augusta's Westobou...
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Friday September 13, 2013 09:00 am EDT

  • Courtesy whitespace
  • Hidden Mother, 2012, C-print, 40 x 40 inches, edition 1 of 3



Wendy Given has new work with Claw, Shine Gloam and Vesper, which opened Thursday night and runs through Oct. 12 at whitespace. The pieces blend the macabre, the supernatural, and the occult - a distinction here with real difference. Or, as it's officially phrased, "Nature is prescribed as a foundation of...

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Wednesday September 11, 2013 08:20 am EDT

  • Courtesy Columbus Museum of Art
  • POP ARTIST: "Black Rhinoceros" from the Endangered Species Portfolio is a 1983 work by Andy Warhol currently part of the exhibition "Warhol in Southern Collections" at the Columbus Museum of Art through October 13.

J.T. and I hit the road last week to check out the temporary exhibition of works by Andy Warhol currently at the Columbus Museum of Art, an...

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Wednesday September 11, 2013 07:00 am EDT
Charles McNair reflects on the road to release of his second book, a novel 20 years in the making | more...

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Friday September 6, 2013 09:00 am EDT

  • Courtesy 2 Rules Fine Art
  • John Westmark, "Fortress," 48x48, paper sewing patterns and acrylic on canvas



A lot of cool exhibits are closing. A lot of cool exhibits are also opening. See John Westmark's Flight and Fancy first, opening Friday at 2 Rules. A dichotomous exploration of male/female, Westmark's paintings use sewing paper applied directly to canvas; his discursive images...

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Wednesday September 4, 2013 08:26 am EDT

  • Courtesy Mauritshuis/High Museum of Art
  • TWITTER UPDATE: Carel Fabritius' painting "The Goldfinch" is part of the exhibition "Girl with a Pearl Earring" at the High Museum. Like the "Girl" herself, this little guy can only be seen in Atlanta through September 29.

The High Museum's exhibition Girl with a Pearl Earring, which opened in late June, has entered its final month. All of the...

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Wednesday September 4, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Drew Conrad exhibits filthy works at Get This! Gallery | more...

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Friday August 30, 2013 09:00 am EDT

  • Photo: Jamie Hopper/Design: Aubrey Longley-Cook. Courtesy Lucky Penny.



So you know how the Decatur Book Festival is going on? Saturday is a particularly keen day for festival-ites, especially if you point your eyes and feet toward the Library stage, which will play host to a variety of panels ("Hauntings and Healings" and "Women On the Verge of a Breakdown/Breakthrough") and performances...

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Thursday August 29, 2013 04:00 am EDT
5 highlights from the massive annual event | more...

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Wednesday August 28, 2013 08:44 am EDT

  • Blane Bussey
  • LEGENDARY TROOPER: Blane Bussey's photograph of Atlanta drag queen Lavonia Elberton will appear as part of the group show "Legendary Children," opening September 1 at Gallery 1526.

I had a meeting with some of Atlanta's legendary children last week, and I'm pleased to report back: The kids are alright.

"Legendary Children" is a group show opening September 1 at Gallery 1526...

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Friday August 23, 2013 09:00 am EDT



With its new home on Monroe Drive, Get This! is opening a new exhibit: Drew Conrad's Backwater Blues, which features no less than what seem "the somber ruins of a once vital place." Conrad works with raw materials, producing sculptural spaces that are the more fractured for their assemblage - and which include at least one taxidermied ram. Opening Saturday, from 7-10 p.m.

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Wednesday August 21, 2013 01:00 pm EDT
Atlanta's young visual arts phenom adds pastels to dreadful past | more...

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Tuesday August 20, 2013 04:00 am EDT
The husband and wife illustrators exhibit new work at the Westside gallery | more...

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Thursday August 15, 2013 04:10 am EDT
The world's most talked about street artist commemorates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington | more...

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Thursday August 15, 2013 04:05 am EDT
5 days, 20 artists, and 1 map to help you navigate the festival | more...

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Tuesday August 13, 2013 12:27 pm EDT

The annual street art conference Living Walls has began again with artists from around the globe painting walls in Atlanta. The previously announced schedule of events kicks off tomorrow, including films at Callanwolde Arts Center tomorrow night and a performance by Killer Mike at the Goat Farm on Saturday night among other things.

The main focus - painting on walls - has been in gear for a...

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Tuesday August 6, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Author Sheri Booker digs deep in her memoir about coming of age in a funeral home | more...

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Tuesday July 30, 2013 09:00 am EDT

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  • Agostino Iacurci
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The lineup of artists participating in the 2013 Living Walls street art conference has been announced. Last year's all-female lineup generated no shortage of attention, including favorable coverage in the New York Times and controversies discussed near and far.

This year's artists come from five...

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Thursday July 25, 2013 04:10 am EDT
+Fresh.i.Am+'s streetwear-inspired movement proves the South has something fashionable to say | more...

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Thursday July 25, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta-based brands blurring the line between urban streetwear and high-end fashion | more...

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Tuesday July 16, 2013 02:00 pm EDT
Exhibition looks beyond the shoot 'em up | more...

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Wednesday July 10, 2013 09:00 am EDT
Drawing Inside the Perimeter creates a revisionist portrait of the city | more...

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Tuesday July 9, 2013 04:00 am EDT
The Atlanta indie poetry press will be releasing nine poetry collections throughout 2013. Here's the skinny on what they have in store. | more...

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Tuesday July 9, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Metamorphoses and Mighty Myths and Legends score hits with watery sets | more...

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Tuesday July 2, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Rashid Johnson calls for a dash of magical realism and historical fiction in 'Message to Our Folks' | more...

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Friday June 14, 2013 04:37 pm EDT

  • GWCC
  • "The Solarium," one of two possible designs for the new Falcons stadium



Three local design firms will help shape what the new Atlanta Falcons stadium will look like in the coming months.

Goode Van Slyke Architecture, Stanley Beaman & Sears, and tvsdesign will help 360 Architecture, the Kansas City-based company that was awarded the lead contract two months ago, make a conceptual...

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Friday June 14, 2013 10:56 am EDT

  • COURTESY RACHEL REESE
  • Work by Lee Arnold will be included in 'Cardinal'



Cardinal, a group exhibition curated by Rachel Reese, opens simultaneously at Marcia Wood Gallery and Twin Kittens tonight Fri., June 14, at 7 p.m. We caught up with Reese earlier this week to ask her a few questions about the exhibition and her work as editor of BURNAWAY. Check out her interview for more details....

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Wednesday June 12, 2013 04:00 am EDT
A newly discovered manuscript gives insight to his rejected masterwork | more...

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Tuesday June 11, 2013 10:04 am EDT

  • JOHN RAMSPOTT
  • A scene from Flux Night in 2011



The artists and performers to be included in Flux Night 2013, the annual Castleberry Hill evening-long arts festival, were announced this morning. Flux Projects gave the scoop to local arts blog ArtsATL, who note that, aside from long-standing Flux favorites Micah and Whitney Stansell, this year's lineup is completely new to the festival. The...

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Friday June 7, 2013 05:54 pm EDT

  • Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
  • "Triple Consciousness" by Rashid Johnson, 2009



Rashid Johnson's solo exhibition Message to our Folks, his first for a major museum, opens at the High this weekend. Johnson is the 2012 David C. Driskell Prize, a honor established by the High Museum to celebrate work in African American art. The exhibition will run through September 8.

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Friday May 31, 2013 11:18 am EDT

  • COURTESY ARTLANTIS



The annual art and music festival Artlantis returns to Poncey-Highland on Saturday for a full day of tunes and artists tents on the corner of Ponce de Leon and North Highland. Artlantis has the distinction of being run by the good folks behind Beep Beep Gallery (and Mother in O4W), making it the only festival of artists tents in Atlanta where you are more likely to find...

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Thursday May 30, 2013 04:00 am EDT
A tiny grassroots arts organization dubbed Nexus in 1973 has evolved into a nationally respected institution | more...

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Tuesday May 28, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Seminar's caustic comedy makes Book Club's shrill hijinks feel paper-thin | more...

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Friday May 24, 2013 09:00 am EDT

  • DECATUR ARTS FESTIVAL



The Decatur Arts Festival returns to Old Courthouse Square with 165 exhibiting artists showing work throughout Memorial Day Weekend. Their website has the full rundown of programming.

More arts events after the jump.

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Thursday May 23, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Tired programming, budget woes, and inconsistent leadership have plagued Atlanta's National Black Arts Festival. Can the once-revered event bounce back? | more...

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Thursday May 23, 2013 04:00 am EDT
A new book of essays offers 44 answers on the state of marriage among African-Americans | more...

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Friday May 17, 2013 11:05 am EDT

  • JOEFF DAVIS
  • The Cyclorama



Queer "idea collective" John Q take over the Cyclorama this weekend for "The Campaign for Atlanta: An Essay On Queer Migration." We've got more details about the performance, which runs tonight and tomorrow at 6:30 pm.

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Tuesday May 14, 2013 11:10 am EDT
For the second year, Atlanta arts organizations WonderRoot and gloATL combined their collective forces for the fundraiser Wonderglo on Saturday night. The event attempts to rethink the typical - and typically stuffy - approach to the arts benefit by transforming the W Midtown with art installations and experiences. Dinner was served in the main ballroom on tables created by artists as gloATL... | more...

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Friday May 10, 2013 01:03 pm EDT

  • Dustin Chambers
  • Wonderglo 2012



WonderRoot and gloATL join forces for the second time on Saturday May 11 to present Wonderglo at the W Hotel Midtown. Tickets range from $10 for access to the after party (presented by CL!) with tunes from DJ Vicki Powell to $50 for access to the art installations throughout the hotel and the after party to $250 for the total three-course dinner/art...

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Wednesday May 8, 2013 04:00 am EDT
'The Game' Brain-teasing competition contains larger artistic ambition | more...

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Tuesday May 7, 2013 04:00 am EDT
c4 holds a fundraiser at FUSE and the Westside Cultural Arts Center finally gears up to open | more...

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Friday May 3, 2013 09:00 am EDT

  • WELCH SCHOOL GALLERIES



This is the opening weekend for the BFA Spring Exhibition at the Welch School Galleries. The show opened last night with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. and will run through May 10.

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