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Previews / Setup: Jose Parla – “Segmented Realities” @ High Museum of Art

Tonight in Atlanta (6-10 pm), Jose Parla will be presenting new works at the High Museum of Art entitled Segmented Realities in conduction with Imagining New Worlds with Wifredo Lam and Fahamu Pecou. Pescou and Parla will respond to the work of Lam, providing their reactionary work based on his life and artistic Legacy. Especially intriguing are these new sculptural pieces from the Brooklyn-based Parla that take his work into the third dimension. Enjoy more installation shots below… Photo credit: The artist, musuem, and Rey Parla. Discuss […]

Streets: “Elevate South Broad Mural Projects” (Atlanta)

Last week, artists Hense, Push, Tilt (above), Sever, and Born came together to paint some new walls for the Elevate South Broad Mural Project in Atlanta. Located at South Broad Street between MLK Boulevard and Mitchell Street, the new work beautifies an area that sorely needed some love. Hopefully, we’ll continue to see more of these projects in the future. Discuss Tilt here. Discuss Push here. Photo Credit: Nick Mickolas / Graffuturism.

Openings: KAWS – “Down Time” @ High Museum of Art

Last night, AM attended the early viewing of Brian Donnelly’s (a.k.a. KAWS) latest museum exhibition Downtime and artist talk at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. The impressive multi-level showcase featured both old and new works from the Brooklyn based artist. Upon entering the piazza we were greeted by our old friend the Passing Through Companion in the atrium. Next up was a pavilion installation that housed an array of original drawings, vinyl works and a series of collaborative paintings on photographs with fashion photographer David […]

Preview: KAWS – “Down Time” @ High Museum of Art

Continuing to raise his profile with each successive museum show (see The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth), Brian Donnelly, a.k.a. KAWS, moves on to his next stop – The High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Down Time will feature a 22-foot-high, site-specific mural where visitors are invited to watch the street-turned contemporary-artist paint live over the course of a week in early February. Other highlights will include a 24-foot-long triptych hung in the museum’s Robinson Atrium, a gallery installation […]

Streets: Living Walls Atlanta – The City Speaks

International art festivals in Europe featuring street art and graffiti have been on the rise recently, from the the established set to get underway soon (NuArt – Norway & FAME – Italy) to the newer ones (Galore – Copenhagen, T&J Artwalk – Oslo, See No Evil – Bristol, Bloop Festival – Ibiza, Walk & Talk Festival – Azores, Draw The Line Festival – Campobasso). Meanwhile stateside, Atlanta decided not to let the other side of the Atlantic have all the fun as Living Walls kicked off their annual conference with a […]