Monthly Archives: September 2018

September 21

THE HIGH: OUTLIERS AND AMERICAN VANGUARD ART

Outliers and American Vanguard Art focuses on three key periods when the intersection of self-taught art with the mainstream has been at its most fertile: The First Wave includes the interwar years—particularly the aftermath of the Great Depression—through World War II; the Second Wave covers the “long” decade of the 1970s in the wake of […]

September 20

THE HIGH: OUTLIERS AND AMERICAN VANGUARD ART

Outliers and American Vanguard Art focuses on three key periods when the intersection of self-taught art with the mainstream has been at its most fertile: The First Wave includes the interwar years—particularly the aftermath of the Great Depression—through World War II; the Second Wave covers the “long” decade of the 1970s in the wake of […]

September 16

SPELMAN MUSEUM OF FINE ART: Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness

In partnership with Autograph, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art is proud to present the United States premiere of Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness. In this internationally acclaimed exhibition featuring more than 70 photographs, visual activist Muholi, whose whose pronouns are they, them, and their, uses their body as a canvas to […]

September 13

THE HIGH: WITH DRAWN ARMS: GLENN KAINO & TOMMIE SMITH

A half century before NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee, gold medal sprinter Tommie Smith raised a fist at the 1968 Summer Olympic Games in Mexico to protest abuse of human rights around the world and in response to the struggle for civil rights in the United States. His historic gesture, and its reverberations […]

September 10

THE HIGH: SONIC PLAYGROUND BY YURI SUZUKI

Presented on the High’s outdoor Sifly Piazza, this installation by internationally renowned designer Yuri Suzuki features ingenious, colorful sculptures that modify and transmit sound in unusual, engaging and playful ways. Sonic Playground continues the High’s multiyear initiative to animate its outdoor space with commissions that engage visitors in participatory art experiences. It is the High’s […]