Anima and Animus at Young Blood

Young Blood Gallery and Boutique presents “Anima & Animus,” a group exhibition show featuring artwork by 16 Atlanta artists depicting animals as manifestations of the subconscious. Curator James O’Donnell says, “I believe this show represents a strong mix of work that is moving, irreverent, edgy and traditional. This variety will enhance the inherent connection between the work, allowing viewers to compare and contrast approaches.” – The show will display an array of artist approaches addressing the themes of spirituality, self-image, relationships, emotions, and modern life. An exciting blend of works ranging from large-scale drawings to mythological sculptures to surrealist-like compositions … Continue reading Anima and Animus at Young Blood

Sharon Shapiro at Tanner-Hill

{Poem88} at Tanner-Hill Gallery presents “California,” a new body of work by artist Sharon Shapiro. Shapiro’s paintings and watercolors are drawn from a range of photographic sources and address stereotypical depictions of women. In this new body of work, Shapiro lovingly reproduces found photos into images of intense sensuality and eroticism. Embracing ideas of sex-positive feminism, Shapiro celebrates the power of female sexuality placing it front and center. Shapiro’s skill as a colorist is put to good use in exploring ideas of femininity and naturalism. Previously, Shapiro’s composite portraits begged the question to what degree is feminine power hidden in … Continue reading Sharon Shapiro at Tanner-Hill

Frances Barth + Mernet Larsen at Marcia Wood

Frances Barth and Mernet Larsen in two solo exhibitions at Marcia Wood Gallery. Frances Barth is a noted American artist and teacher. She makes abstract paintings and videos and has been the director of the multi-disciplinary Graduate school at Maryland Institute College of Art, the Mount Royal School of Art, since 2004. Born in New York City, a graduate of Hunter College for both her BFA and MFA, Frances was on the faculty at Yale University from 1986 and appointed professor in 2001. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1977 and is in the canon of historically significant women … Continue reading Frances Barth + Mernet Larsen at Marcia Wood

Dashboard Co-Op M.O.

Dashboard Co-Op presents M.O. art exhibition and music show. 10,000 sq. ft. of blood and sweat and art and dancing and music and booze. And love. Lots of that. Featuring visual work by Dashboard’s third installment of artists: Katy Malone, Jay Wiggins, Duncan Shirah, Johnathan Welsh, Patrick Flibotte, Johnathon Kelso, Sean Abrahams, Kombo Chapfika, and a performance by Helen Hale. Music from Fauxgerty, featuring members of Gringo Star and Washed Out, and Young Fates, featuring members of The Back Pockets, The Carnivores, The Balkans and N.E.C. 999 Brady St. (next to Miller Union) Atlanta, Ga. 30318 Continue reading Dashboard Co-Op M.O.

Life Iconic at Get This!

Get This! Gallery presents the group exhibition Life Iconic, a group print exhibition curated by Atlanta based artist Jiha Moon. Life Iconic showcases exciting emerging/mid career artists whose works engage with the idea of iconography in life. Iconography is evident in all of these artists’ work, and is drawn from subjects as varied as everyday life, nature and pattern, minimalism and abstraction throughout the exhibition. For some of the artists it appears in a bold and graphic style, for others it is as their subject or an inventive device, and for yet others it may be a subtle undercurrent. This … Continue reading Life Iconic at Get This!

Todd Selby + Elliott Erwitt at Jackson Fine Art

Jackson Fine Art announces an upcoming exhibition by acclaimed blogger and photographer Todd Selby and the famed international photographer Elliott Erwitt. This will be Todd Selby’s premiere gallery exhibition and Elliott Erwitt’s third exhibition in Atlanta. The work of Todd Selby and Elliott Erwitt could both be billed as documentary photographers extraordinaire. Todd Selby’s popular blog “The Selby is in Your Place” has become a sub-cultural pop icon for music, fashion, photography and design fanatics. His illustrated and photographic diaries have also attracted the renowned publisher Abrahams with his first book released in 2010. Mr. Selby has been photographing the … Continue reading Todd Selby + Elliott Erwitt at Jackson Fine Art