Archive For The “Regionals” Category

Regional Update: Tennessee

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Regional Update: Tennessee

By Mineral House Media     Today we live in a global village with technology at our fingertips, and it appears that our access to contemporary art is only accelerating. It’s hard to deny the abundance of opportunity that this momentum opens up for Tennessee artists in 2019 and beyond. So, when Mineral House Media…

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Regional Update: Memphis

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Regional Update: Memphis

By Judith Dierkes     The biggest news for Memphis in 2019 is the celebration of the Bicentennial of both the city and county. Rather than sticking with the tradition of honoring a different foreign country each year, the Memphis in May International Festival will salute the city of Memphis in 2019. Another change is…

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Regional Update: Atlanta

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Regional Update: Atlanta

By Jack Deese     A thousand tomorrows, the Atlanta Biennial, showing at Atlanta Contemporary January 17- to April 7, 2019, showcases the work of 20 artists all working in the southeastern United States. The show was a dual effort of curating by Phillip March Jones, Curator-at-Large at Institute 193, Lexington, KY, and Daniel Fuller,…

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Regional Update: Northwest Arkansas

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Regional Update: Northwest Arkansas

By Alli Lemon     The surge of art programming in Northwest Arkansas is not news to residents of region. Since the opening of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in 2011, visitors and residents of the region have enjoyed access to world-class art and artists, across a broad range of public platforms.   Alice…

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Regional Update: Nashville Jan. 2019

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Regional Update: Nashville Jan. 2019

By Bridget Bailey     As the curtain of Fall finally sweeps in—and the weight of politics is ever-present—Nashville’s artists and creatives gather together to make merry. The turnout at local art crawls has been bigger and better than ever, and no wonder, with Arts & Music at Wedgewood-Houston leading the charge. mild climate has…

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Miami the Magic City

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Miami the Magic City

by Sara Ypsilanti     In recent years, Miami has become famous for Art Basel and Miami Art Week, both of which occur in December, but our city flourishes with wildly diverse contemporary artists year-round.  Art lovers, intellectuals, and collectors will be happy to know that Miami is fluent in cultivating – and delivering –…

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Regional Update: Memphis

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Regional Update: Memphis

by Judith Dierkes     The South Main Art Trolley Tour in Memphis is back and better than ever. It is the last Friday of every month from 6 to 9pm. It now has as much food and drink as art; it took a while for the food establishments to fill in the vacant buildings…

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Regional Update: Oklahoma City and Tulsa

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Regional Update: Oklahoma City and Tulsa

by Jessica Borusky     In Tulsa and Oklahoma City, there are distinct desires to showcase artwork awash in contemporary socio-political issues. Current exhibitions that reverberate this desire include Remember This at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa (through January 6th, 2019), Take a Seat: A Group Exhibition of Feminist Art at Oklahoma City…

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Chattanooga and Nashville

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Chattanooga and Nashville

by Mary Paige Pepper The first in a series of five, LAND AND SEA examines that which is seemingly familiar. Through sculpture, video, painting, and sound, LAND AND SEA questions human interaction and interference with fundamental natural resources—water, air, and soil—specifically in the context of Chattanooga. Each exhibition allows its content to extend beyond the…

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Nashville: Artist Run Galleries

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Nashville: Artist Run Galleries

by Michael Mitchell Regional Update: Nashville One of the many ways to determine the health of an art scene is to survey the variety of artists and venues that show their work in any given city. Now, more than ever, the rise of alternative spaces, artist-run galleries, and the reimagining of some of the anchor…

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