2018.09.30, Sunday
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WE, LXXX YOU

WE, LXXX YOU

      by Mike Stasny   “How we get nervous when dollar stores go out of business.” – DJ DAD BOD   LXXX YOU is a rotating group of artists and friends founded by Mike “Extremely Michael” Stasny and George “DJ Dad ...

The Catch: Adjunct Struggles in Arts Education

The Catch: Adjunct Struggles in Arts Education

    by Jessica Denzer, Laura Denzer and Jessi Hamilton   A catch-22 is a dilemma of choices that are mutually dependent and conflicting, allowing for no solution or escape from the problem. The title of Joseph Heller’s 1961 novel, ...

Editorial

Editorial

By Laura Denzer   Humans live within and through structures of dependency. From atoms to biospheres, animals to industries, dependent relationships experience continuity and undergo change. Dependency on parents or other primary caretakers ...

Eric Mack’s Alpha Numerics at Channel to Channel in Nashville

Eric Mack’s Alpha Numerics at Channel to Channel in Nashville

By Joe Nolan   Atlanta-based painter Eric Mack’s Alpha Numerics is showing at Channel to Channel in Nashville through October 20. These works offer compelling studies in abstraction where the grids of maps and satellite photos, and the ...

S̶e̶e̶i̶n̶g̶ Experiencing Red

S̶e̶e̶i̶n̶g̶ Experiencing Red

by Lisa M. Williamson Joseph Beuys, Das Kapital Raum 1970-1977 (1980), detail. Staaliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Sammlung Marx, Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, SMB. Photo by Thomas Bruns. Mark Rothko’s Untitled (1970) ...

Yvette Cummings: Splendor & Fault

Yvette Cummings: Splendor & Fault

by Dr. Jordan Amirkhani Yvette Cummings, The Voyeur Series, 2015-2017, 45 14” x 14” panels, acrylic and cut paper on canvas, installation view at APSU. Image courtesy of the artist and Michael Dickins, curator of The New Gallery at Austin Peay ...

Lolita: Red & Dead

Lolita: Red & Dead

by Jasmine Amussen Leila Yavari, Lolita in Atlanta Book Club. Photo courtesy of leilayavarimedia.org. Yesterday, my friend Elizabeth texted me from a party in Athens, Georgia, where she is attending law school. “Baby. Just had to defend Lolita ...

Cadmium

Cadmium

by Michi Meko Remember the first time you saw it. Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled (Cadmium), 1984 at the High Museum of Art, in Atlanta Coming out of the Matisse exhibition, you turn the corner and it appears. By itself, alone. The pigment is ...

The Bug Behind Red

The Bug Behind Red

By Matt Christy Judy Chicago, Red Flag, 1971, 20”x 24”, photolithograph In 2012 a public relations scandal erupted around Starbucks when a group of vegans revealed that the red dye in then-new Strawberries & Crème Frappuccino was made from ...

Review: Art of the South 2018

Review: Art of the South 2018

By Carol Sams   Expectation…More to Consider   I suppose one enters any display area with expectation; indeed, the rebirth of Sears Crosstown Building as Crosstown Concourse gives much reason for the assumption. Anchored on the ground ...