2019.01.28, Monday
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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 Mark Rothko’s Untitled (1970) invites us to experience Red in-and-of itself, while Joseph Beuys’ Das Kapital exemplifies Rothko’s worst fear, that “black will eat the red.” Red deactivates Rupi ...

Yvette Cummings: Splendor & Fault

Yvette Cummings: Splendor & Fault

by Dr. Jordan Amirkhani As a weary, young graduate student in the final months of my PhD, a male professor asked me what I was interested in writing about after my dissertation was over; I responded quite plainly, “feminism and motherhood.” He ...

Lolita: Red & Dead

Lolita: Red & Dead

by Jasmine Amussen Yesterday, my friend Elizabeth texted me from a party in Athens, Georgia, where she is attending law school. “Baby. Just had to defend Lolita at a party. She walked away saying she wouldn’t read it because pedophiles use it to ...

Cadmium

Cadmium

by Michi Meko Remember the first time you saw it. Coming out of the Matisse exhibition, you turn the corner and it appears. By itself, alone. The pigment is pure as if it was just ripped in its mineral form from the mines of its resting place. ...

The Bug Behind Red

The Bug Behind Red

By Matt Christy 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 the bodies of crushed cochineal insects. The story was ...

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 ...

Interview: Erica Scoggins

Interview: Erica Scoggins

From the Editor:   Regarding editing errors in No: 94, p.12 of the print issue, Interview: Erica Scoggins Number apologizes profusely to Jac Kuntz, an art critic, journalist and editor based in Atlanta, GA for not crediting her authorship ...

Low Five: The Banality of Contemporary Trauma

Low Five: The Banality of Contemporary Trauma

By M Hill   No. 94     Walter Sutin’s Low Five: The Banality of Contemporary Trauma Sediment Gallery, Richmond, VA February 2 – 25, 2018   Low Five is a queered evaluation of the violence and pleasure derived from a ...

Boredom and Capitalism (According to Wikipedia)

Boredom and Capitalism (According to Wikipedia)

By Sarrita Hunn   In conventional usage, boredom is an emotional or psychological state experienced when an individual is left without anything in particular to do, is not interested in his or her surroundings, or feels that a day or period ...