Every Tuesday, we give you our top picks for the week, from installations and sculptures to paintings, drawings, street art, photography, videos and more. Events are arranged in alphabetical order.
2019 Atlanta Biennial: A thousand tomorrows. See work from 21 regional artists who, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center says, create “inside and beside the larger art world.” Through April 7.
Dandy Lion: (Re) Articulating Black Masculine Identity. A first-of-its-kind photography exhibition that highlights young men who defy stereotypical and monolithic understandings of black masculinity by remixing Victorian-era fashion with traditional African sartorial sensibilities. Through April 28. Hammonds House Museum.
Desire, broadly. Benjamin Britton — California born and now teaching at the University of Georgia — explores in painting how it feels to think about following your desires while wrapped up in the landscape. Through March 2. Marcia Wood Gallery.
Do or Die: Affect, Ritual, Resistance. An installation of painting, drawing, photography and video by artist and scholar Fahamu Pecou. It explores the intersections between African-based spiritual traditions and the political and societal violence black men face in the United States. Through April 28. Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University. Read the review.
Rocío Rodríguez: Thirty Years on Paper. A retrospective of drawings from the award-winning Atlanta artist covering the years 1988–2018. Drawing, the artist says, has always been the backbone of her work. Through April 6. MOCA GA.
William Christenberry: Time & Texture. More than 100 photographs from the Alabama-born photographer, painter and sculptor (1936–2016) focus on central Alabama’s architecture and landscapes. They begin in the 1960s and span four decades. Through April 14. High Museum of Art.