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Friday December 14, 2012 09:00 am EST

  • Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs
  • A sculpture created by Ayokunle Odeleye on Hank Aaron Drive



Famed sculptor and Kennesaw State University professor, Ayokunle Odeleye, will be giving an artist talk tonight at MOCA GA in conjunction with his retrospective show covering the last 32 years of his extensive career. The artist talk starts at 6:30 p.m. and is free to the public. More art after...

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Wednesday December 12, 2012 09:20 am EST
Haunting production views corporatism and pornography through a kaleidoscope | more...

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Tuesday December 11, 2012 11:00 am EST
Cawley leaves a memorable mental note at Emily Amy Gallery | more...

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Monday December 10, 2012 09:13 am EST

  • Vinnie Sherfield
  • The painting "Voter Suppression" was displayed in the airport's T Gallery as part of a group exhibition

An artist whose work was displayed at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is crying censorship after his work was removed by the air hub's officials.

Vinnie Sherfield submitted two paintings as part of a group exhibition sponsored by the National Arts Program...

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Friday December 7, 2012 04:53 pm EST

  • Dustin Chambers
  • French artist Pierre Roti's mural along University Avenue sparked intense debate in surrounding communities

Get a peek at what's left of French artist Pierre Roti's mural along University Avenue in southwest Atlanta while you can. The Georgia Department of Transportation says the controversial Living Walls mural near the Pittsburgh neighborhood will be painted over as early...

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Friday December 7, 2012 09:00 am EST



Kevin McDonald, member of Canadian sketch comedy group The Kids in the Hall, will be performing at the Laughing Skull in Midtown all weekend. There will be two performances on Friday and Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m., and a final 7:00 p.m. show on Sunday night. More art after the jump.

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Friday November 30, 2012 02:00 pm EST
Dad's Garage sends up Dickens' Christmas classic with annual improv adaptation | more...

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Friday November 30, 2012 10:23 am EST

  • Emily Amy Gallery
  • 'Follow/Forget' Jennifer Cawley



Atlanta-based SCAD MFA candidate Jennifer Cawley will be hosted by Emily Amy Gallery for her collection of recent paintings, prints, and books titled You Can't Get There From Here. Her work, which touches on a surrealist aesthetic, explores the feeling of limbo while working to the completion of a rigorous degree and will be accompanied by...

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Thursday November 29, 2012 04:10 am EST
From the city's new DIY lit scene to the U.S. Poet Laureate, Atlanta is home to a diverse - and growing - literary culture | more...

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Thursday November 29, 2012 04:08 am EST
I love the South because it is mine.' | more...

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Thursday November 29, 2012 04:07 am EST
Behind the rise of the city's new DIY literary scene | more...

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Thursday November 29, 2012 04:06 am EST
The who, what, where and when of Carapace, Write Club, True Story and more | more...

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Thursday November 29, 2012 04:05 am EST
'I've found Atlanta seeping into my work, frequently, in small ways' | more...

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Thursday November 29, 2012 04:03 am EST
'Luxury helicopters and gowns and cliff-hangers and catfights' | more...

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Thursday November 29, 2012 04:01 am EST
'The concrete illuminates the abstractions we can't quite touch' | more...

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Wednesday November 28, 2012 04:00 am EST
New owner, a film buff and veteran, plans major renovations, first-run features | more...

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Tuesday November 27, 2012 01:00 pm EST

  • Courtesy C4 Atlanta
  • Lobby of C4 Atlanta's new Arts Entrepreneurship Center

Local arts organization C4 Atlanta, a nonprofit that assists artists in the business of being creative, has announced the opening of an "Arts Entrepreneurship Center" in downtown Atlanta. The center, which will be located in the M. Rich Building at Peachtree Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, will host C4's...

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Friday November 23, 2012 11:20 am EST

  • Image courtesy of the artist
  • Atlanta painter Chris Hammer will be giving a painting workshop at the HIGH today.



The HIGH Museum invites Atlanta to come out of its turkey-induced comas and enjoy a day of art and activities at the museum from noon to 5 p.m. Local artists (like painter Chris Hammer featured above) will be giving workshops all day at the museum, covering mediums like ceramics,...

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Tuesday November 20, 2012 04:00 am EST
Ghostly photos blur the lines between this world and the next | more...

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Friday November 16, 2012 03:12 pm EST
Comedian evolves from one-liners to more personal stories | more...

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Friday November 16, 2012 10:56 am EST

  • LeahandMark.com



Get an early jump on holiday present shopping this weekend at the Holiday Indie Craft Experience, featuring nearly 100 local and regional crafters and artists selling everything from jewelry, art, clothing, home decor, and other crafts. The Good Food truck will be on site serving up favorites to hungry shoppers, and it would be wise to come early since the first 250...

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Thursday November 15, 2012 04:05 am EST
The Mountaintop and Lincoln raise questions about the risks and rewards of bringing history's heroes to life | more...

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Wednesday November 14, 2012 04:02 am EST
Chasing ghosts underneath a full moon in North Georgia | more...

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Wednesday November 14, 2012 04:00 am EST
Playwright Steve Yockey uses fairytale imagery as cutting commentary | more...

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Tuesday November 13, 2012 03:33 pm EST
Artist's subjects find their happy places in Parker's Whitespace exhibit Letting Go | more...

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Friday November 9, 2012 10:09 am EST

  • Image courtesy of the artist
  • A sculpture created by Ayokunle Odeleye in Wilmington, North Carolina.



Famed master sculptor and public artist Ayokunle Odeleye, has been creating work in the public sphere for 32 years. His work appears in cities across the nation, and now MOCA GA has an exhibit honoring this Stone Mountain resident's lifetime body of work. The exhibition features photos,...

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Monday November 5, 2012 01:40 pm EST
New play finds contemporary relevance in Greek mythology | more...

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Monday November 5, 2012 01:05 pm EST
Alabama artist's high-profile retrospective opens at the High Museum | more...

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Friday November 2, 2012 10:10 am EDT

  • Young Blood Gallery
  • Artists pay homage to the dead at Young Blood



While Halloween may have come and gone, our neighbors to the South in Mexico are gearing up to celebrate 'La Dia de los Muertos' or 'The Day of the Dead.' In observance of this holiday honoring those who have passed, Young Blood Gallery has created a show where artists use miniature coffins as canvases, with an opening...

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Thursday November 1, 2012 04:00 am EDT
The well-established artist explores the sexualization of femininity with photos and video | more...

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Friday October 26, 2012 10:05 am EDT


  • Rob Dunalewicz
  • Atlanta-raised artist Hense takes on an entire building in this year's Elevate in downtown.



Artists converge on the areas of downtown surrounding Underground Atlanta to add life and color to the city's visual landscape in this year's Elevate Art Above Underground. Including contributions from Atlanta's own, HENSE. Mural madness and more after the jump.

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Friday October 19, 2012 09:00 am EDT

  • Image courtesy of Emily Amy
  • Joshua Dudley Greer in Shared Southern Stories at Emily Amy Gallery



A collection of nine artists who have spent some part of their lives living in the South, explores the concept of home at Emily Amy Gallery's exhibition, Shared Southern Stories. The opening reception is Friday at 7 p.m., this and more after the jump in the weekend arts agenda.

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Thursday October 18, 2012 04:05 am EDT
Our sex columnist says goodbye to Atlanta, but not before visiting a swingers club | more...

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Thursday October 18, 2012 04:00 am EDT
The Goat Farm launches new season of contemporary dance Tanz Farm | more...

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Wednesday October 17, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award winner's vision has a nightmarish twist | more...

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Tuesday October 16, 2012 12:01 pm EDT
Can Elevate raise the prospects of some of Atlanta's blighted blocks? | more...

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Friday October 12, 2012 12:21 pm EDT

  • MICHAEL SCHMELLING
  • Shot of a Decatur houseparty from Schmelling's photo book Atlanta



Jennifer Schwartz Gallery hosts photographer Michael Schmelling for one night only. Plus, Culture Shock at the High, a final showing of MINT Gallery's Leap Year artists, a Star Wars vs. Star Trek showdown off Memorial Drive and we let our event recommendations trickle out into next week, because it's OK to...

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Tuesday October 9, 2012 01:40 pm EDT
ASIFA-Atlanta President Fatimah Abdullah readies for the Southeast's annual ode to animation | more...

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Monday October 8, 2012 11:00 am EDT
Beef spells relief for Fabian Williams, aka the Occasional Superstar | more...

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Thursday October 4, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Indie horror continues to coagulate in and around Atlanta with the release of the latest local thriller | more...

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Wednesday October 3, 2012 09:00 am EDT
New dance work makes its debut at Castleberry's night of public art | more...

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Tuesday October 2, 2012 04:42 pm EDT
Indie art space celebrates 15 years in Atlanta with a retrospective exhibit | more...

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Monday October 1, 2012 12:00 pm EDT
40 low-cost plays in 4 days plus free events | more...

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Tuesday September 25, 2012 10:15 am EDT
Pulitzer-winning playwright Donald Margulies takes first-world look at third world problems | more...

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Monday September 24, 2012 11:33 am EDT
Parr's Hagedorn Foundation Gallery show reveals humanity is all its strange glory | more...

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Wednesday September 19, 2012 06:55 pm EDT
Betting on a belief that art can blend and bind a city | more...

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Tuesday September 18, 2012 02:28 pm EDT



It's been five months since the board of Atlanta-based international contemporary art publication ART PAPERS announced the departure of editor/executive director of eight years Sylvie Fortin. (Full disclosure: I interned at the Little Five Points-based pub a decade ago.) The subtext of the personnel shift was that the board was looking to nurture a stronger rapport with the local art...

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Thursday September 13, 2012 04:05 am EDT
From graphic novels to rock operas, ATL likes its vampires Vlad to the bone | more...

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Thursday September 13, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Modern interpretations that give the character a transfusion of fresh creativity | more...

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Wednesday September 12, 2012 11:55 am EDT
Gale excavates the past to consider present notions about identity | more...