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Collide

Atlanta artists Steve Penley and Hutton Snellings break boundaries in Collide exhibition

Born more than two decades apart, Atlanta artists Steve Penley and Hutton Snellings are teaming up for Collide, a joint exhibition in the gallery above Onward Reserve in Buckhead.
ACC Show 2016

American Craft Council Show is hipper than ever

For art collectors, the ACC that matters in March is the annual artisan show at the Cobb Galleria—where makers from all over the country come to stage Atlanta's best annual market.
Charles Gandy

Design star turned Master Knitter Charles Gandy creates fantastical socks

“Who knows?” says Charles Gandy with a laugh, when asked what inspires his ideas for fantastical knitted socks. With witty names like Dancing with the Stars, DreadSox, and Eyes of March, his creations are meant to inspire wonder, not to warm feet.

High Museum debuts Vik Muniz exhibition, including a self-portrait made of trash

Vik Muniz gathered hundreds of pieces of trash from the largest landfill in Rio de Janeiro to create an enormous sculpture—a portrait—made from soda cans, broken computer monitors and toys, bike parts, even an old cash register.
Jon Eric Riis

Atlanta artist Jon Eric Riis’s tapestries blend beauty with a powerful social message

Many cite Atlanta’s Jon Eric Riis as the nation’s leading contemporary tapestry artist, known for weaving richly embellished textiles so masterfully executed that their loveliness nearly obscures their powerful satire.
Tools of the Trade

How to ship an artistic masterpiece

Museums often borrow works of art for exhibitions, but how does a precious, fragile painting from, say, New York make its way to Atlanta without a speck of damage? This month the Georgia Museum of Art offers a rare glimpse into the complexities of shipping a work.
Art AIDS America

Zuckerman Museum exhibition explores how AIDS epidemic changed American art

Tacoma Art Museum curator Rock Hushka and a co-curator spent 10 years putting together Art AIDS America, a traveling exhibition of 100-plus works that stops at Kennesaw’s Zuckerman Museum of Art this month.
Michael Goettee

Atlanta artist Michael Goettee captures the spirit of the West in new Booth Museum exhibit

Michael Goettee, a magazine art director turned painter and sculptor, grew up loving Westerns like The Lone Ranger and The Cisco Kid. But it wasn’t until a trip to Santa Fe 10 years ago that he began incorporating Western imagery into his work.
Britt Bass Turner Studio + Shop

Find fanciful, abstract art at Britt Bass Turner Studio + Shop

Browse gifts like phone cases, coasters, pillows, and handpainted glass ornaments, while the artist works beside the large storefront windows.
Free Art Friday

Urban Scavenger Hunt: Free Art Friday

Every week, local creators hide small pieces of art on windowsills, inside phone booths, and on MARTA train platforms—all in the spirit of Free Art Friday, an international movement to bring art to the masses.

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