Category Archives: KAP CAS

January 11

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 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 […]

April 27

THE HIGH: ART HISTORY CONNECTIONS: “The Evolution as Style”

Ginia Sweeney – Coordinator of Museum Interpretation took us through the galleries to explore how cultural shifts, scientific discoveries, political events, and more influenced the stylistic evolution of painting, and the choices made by artists, over the centuries. We focused on the European galleries, but this line of questioning can be applied to the rest […]

February 09

THE HIGH: AL TAYLOR: WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT?

The High Museum of Art is organizing the first museum survey in the United States to explore the career of American artist Al Taylor (1948–1999). With more than 150 sculptures, drawings, and prints drawn from several of the artist’s major series over nearly two decades, the exhibition will reveal the crisscrossing avenues of Taylor’s artistic […]

January 26

THE HIGH: “A FIRE THAT NO WATER COULD PUT OUT”: CIVIL RIGHTS PHOTOGRAPHY

This installation of over forty photographs examines the history and legacy of the civil rights movement. Iconic prints drawn from the High Museum’s celebrated collection demonstrate the power and potency of photography during that significant era, while contemporary works point to the ongoing struggle for equal rights. POSSE VIDEOS: POSSE PHOTOS:

October 13

THE HIGH: TECHNICOLOR-JAIME HAYON, AMY ELKINS- BLACK IS THE DAY BLACK IS THE NIGHT, PAUL GRAHAM- THE WHITENESS OF THE WHALE, AND THE MELLON UNDERGRADUATE CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP GALLERY SHOW

TECHNICOLOR: JAIME HAYON Enter the vibrant world of Technicolor, an immersive installation in the Museum’s Anne Cox Chambers Wing featuring dramatic new works by Jaime Hayon (Spanish, born 1974). Hanging from the ceiling are six large-scale textiles based on designs Hayon created for last summer’s piazza installation Tiovivo (those murals are still on view at […]

September 21

CAS FAIR: KIDS ART POSSE: 2017-2018

2017-2018 CAS (Community Action Service) Fair is a Middle School and Upper School event to help students learn what opportunities exist for community, action, and service through school. CAS hours are also required to qualify for and complete the IB Diploma. POSSE PHOTOS: