Carolyn Metzer, Anne Patterson at One Twelve

One Twelve Gallery in the Stove Works of Inman Park presents “Echoes,” an exhibition of nature inspired photographs and paintings by Carolyn Meltzer and Anne Patterson. Photographer Carolyn Meltzer uses her camera to capture the beauty and dynamism of the natural world. She hopes her photographs will allow viewers to experience some element of the everyday in a fresh, unexpected way. Meltzer also works as a radiologist and views her photography as a creative complement to her medical imaging work. Visual artist, director, and designer Anne Patterson draws inspiration from nature and music. “My goal is to encourage sensory exploration … Continue reading Carolyn Metzer, Anne Patterson at One Twelve

“Shadow Puppets” at GSU Welch

“Shadow Puppets: Traces of New Documentary Practices,” curated by Jill Frank and Stephanie Dowda January 14 – February 8 The Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design Galleries and the Center for Collaborative and International Arts (CENCIA) are pleased to present Shadow Puppets: Traces of New Documentary Practices from January 14 through February 8, 2013. A closing reception on Thursday, February 7, 7-9 p.m., is free and open to the public. The exhibit Shadow Puppets: Traces of New Documentary Practices, features photographic and video works that explore the authority of the document and productively exploit lens-based media’s ability to … Continue reading “Shadow Puppets” at GSU Welch

Kim Anno at Marcia Wood

Kim Anno returns to Marcia Wood Gallery with a new body of paintings entitled “Grand Tour.” Spectacular images of iconic cities and landscapes that we cherish, and damage, by “loving them too much”. “Grand Tour” is a uniquely new approach to painting and the work was recently debuted at the Miami art fairs by Marcia Wood Gallery to wide acclaim. Photographic images are inkjet printed directly onto either aluminum or canvas and then oil paint is applied in a variety of methods. The resulting work is beautiful, sensual, haunting and provocative. The exhibition in Atlanta will be only the second … Continue reading Kim Anno at Marcia Wood

Gordon Parks at Jackson Fine Art

Gordon Parks was one of the seminal figures of twentieth century photography. A humanitarian with a deep commitment to social justice, he left behind a body of work that documents many of the most important aspects of American culture from the early 1940s up until his death in 2006, with a focus on race relations, poverty, Civil Rights, and urban life. In addition, Parks was also a celebrated composer, author, and filmmaker who interacted with many of the most prominent people of his era—from politicians and artists to celebrities and athletes. Peter W. Kunhardt. Jr., executive director of the Gordon … Continue reading Gordon Parks at Jackson Fine Art

Constance Thalken at whitespace

For artist Constance Thalken, 1.2 cm = 1.2 billion microscopic cells; $285,748.24 in medical expenses; 95 10 mg doses of Prochlorperazine; 5,064 mg of Herceptin; 4,500 centigray protons; 139 medical appointments; and, in a word, cancer. “1.2 cm =” is a photographic response to the artist’s encounter with breast cancer, an iconic disease of contemporary society, and her effort to understand the illness, its treatment, and its effects on her body. From January 2010 to February 2011, Thalken underwent treatments that included surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, targeted drug therapy, and hormone therapy. Throughout this time, she collected the bandages that were … Continue reading Constance Thalken at whitespace