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The Art of Metanoia Atlanta

The Art of Metanoia reinvents the art gallery experience for a younger generation

Now in its third year, the Art of Metanoia highlights underground artists and fuses the vibes of a concert, art gallery opening, and social mixer all into one.
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Atlas

Located inside the opulent St. Regis Hotel, Atlas is as much a museum as it is a place to eat.
Fahamu Pecou fire

After a fire destroyed his studio, Atlanta artist Fahamu Pecou prepares to start over

Atlanta artist Fahamu Pecou was vacationing in Cuba, on his way to a market, when he stopped at one of Havana’s many Wi-Fi parks to check his text messages. As soon as he was able to connect, his phone lit up one alarming message after another. “Call me right away, it’s an emergency.”
AMFM Festival Westside Trail Atlanta BeltLine

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine brings a new festival to Southwest Atlanta

From August 8-11, the Art.Movement.Film.Music Summer Fest will come alive along the Westside Trail in Oakland City, with visual art, live music, food trucks, panelists, affordable art shows, and more.
Erica Elle

Flame thrower: Lawrenceville artist Erica Elle uses a blowtorch to create her vibrant paintings

Forget paintbrushes. Artist Erica Doggett-Alphin, who goes by Erica Elle, wields a blowtorch to create her kaleidoscopic paintings. “I’m a scientist in a lab,” says the Memphis native. “I started playing around with resin and alcohol-based paints, and when I mixed in fire, it made a flame. When the flames went down, I noticed that it created really cool textures.”
Winnie the Pooh High Museum Atlanta

The Tao of Pooh: Winnie-the-Pooh comes to the High Museum

Atlanta's High Museum of Art is the first museum to bring the 200-plus–artifact Exploring a Classic, an interactive exhibition of original sketches, ephemera, and merchandise from the Hundred Acre Wood, across the pond from London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.
Color ATL

Want to relax? Put down your phone and grab the second volume of Color ATL

Color ATL’s second edition (the first was a hit in 2016) features works by 42 local artists, including Jeremy Brown, Catlanta, HENSE, and Tiny Doors ATL.
Greg Mike's Larry Loudmouf

How Atlanta artist Greg Mike came up with his most iconic character

If you've spent any time in Atlanta, you've probably seen a bright turquoise, often square creature with an ever-shifting amount of eyes and a massive set of pearly white teeth staring at you from murals and billboards across town. The character, known as Larry Loudmouf, is the brainchild of street artist Greg Mike, a Connecticut native who has been living in Atlanta for the past 14 years.

With massive messages, Atlanta’s arts community pushes back against hate

Peter Ferrari wanted to stress the importance of organizing and taking action. Quianah Upton focused on food access. Shannon Palumbo found inspiration in the words of Allen Ginsberg. On Thursday, massive banners painted by these Atlanta artists—along with roughly 30 other painters, poets, and musicians— were rolled out from East Atlanta to Castleberry Hill.
Tiovivo High Museum of Art Atlanta

You can climb and play on these whimsical animals at the High Museum

The High’s newest outdoor art installation is named Tiovivo, Spanish for “merry-go-round,” which is the first hint that it’s intended to serve as both eye-catching sculpture and children’s playscape.

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