Category Archives: ART

January 30

ART OPENING: FABIAN WILLIAMS @OCCASIONAL SUPERSTAR

POSSE VIDEOS: POSSE PHOTOS:  

January 09

THE HIGH: VIRGIL ABLOH: “FIGURES OF SPEECH”

This fall, the High presents the first museum exhibition devoted to the work of Virgil Abloh, the modern, genre-bending artist and designer who became creative director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear in 2018. Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” offers an unprecedented survey of Abloh’s creative work over nearly two decades and pulls back the curtain on […]

December 12

THE HIGH: SALLY MANN: A THOUSAND CROSSINGS

For more than forty years, Sally Mann (American, born 1951) has made experimental and haunting photographs that explore the overarching themes of existence: memory, desire, death, the bonds of family, and nature’s indifference to human endeavor. What unites this broad body of work is that it is all bred of a place, the American South. […]

September 20

MAIRA KALMAN STUDIO VISIT

I have loved Maira Kalman’s books since I was a baby.  I have read almost all of her children’s books. Meeting her in Atlanta was a dream come true.  Being invited to her home and studio was beyond words.  Most of the work that is normally on the walls was out on loan to “The […]

September 12

THE HIGH: OF ORIGINS & BELONGING, DRAWN FROM ATLANTA

Of Origins and Belonging, Drawn from Atlanta is the third in a series of exhibitions at the High focused on work by Atlanta-based artists. The exhibition features six artists who address issues related to place, belonging, and heritage in their work: Jessica Caldas, Yehimi Cambrón, Xie Caomin, Wihro Kim, Dianna Settles, and Cosmo Whyte. Compelled […]

September 12

THE HIGH: THE PURSUIT OF EVERYTHING: MAIRA KALMAN’S BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

The High Museum of Art will premiere this colorful exhibition exploring the extensive catalog of Maira Kalman’s imaginative stories and illustrations, which have delighted readers of all ages for more than 30 years. Perhaps best known for her quirky New Yorker magazine covers and brilliant pictorial essays, Kalman (American, born 1949) has published more than […]

September 05

AYANA V. JACKSON ARTIST IN RESIDENCE STUDIO VISIT

Ayana invited me to visit her Artist-in-Residence Studio in upstate New York.  I got to see some previous work, as well as preview her new work having to do with Drexciya for her exhibition at the Mariane Ibrahim Gallery in Chicago in Fall 2019.  A description of the exhibition Ayana was working on is below: […]