Your Source For The Arts In Atlanta

Every Tuesday, we give you our top picks for the week, from installations and sculptures to paintings, drawings, street art, photography, videos and more.


Donna Mintz: Ex Astris. The artist and writer returns, in her words, to an “abiding exploration of time, place and memory.” She pairs gold leaf with otherwise mundane materials using the idea of the reliquary, a container/shrine in which sacred relics are kept. At Sandler Hudson Gallery through May 4. The opening reception begins at 7 p.m. Friday, March 29.

Street art. Nashville-based muralist Kevin Bongang‘s Love, Live . . . Life at 1776 wraps around a corner at a seven-story apartment building — 1776 Peachtree St. NW — in south Buckhead. Read more about the mural and the SCAD Atlanta grad in our weekly column.

A Web of Artists: Friends From Social NetworksThomas Deans Fine Art presents its second-ever social-network show (the first was in 2012). See work from 20 artists who live around the country, including five from Atlanta. Through April 23.


. . . and counting. Multidisciplinary artist Ann Lewis opens Emerging Collective‘s new downtown Decatur space with this ongoing, interactive, chrono-reactive installation. It features 1,093 toe tags, each presenting the details of a police-related death in the United States in 2016. Through April 12.

Photography at the High Museum. Two exhibitions — William Christenberry: Time & Texture and Look Again: 45 Years of Collecting Photography — continue through April 14. The Christenberry show features more than 100 photographs from the man who spent four decades chronicling the vernacular architecture and rural landscape of central Alabama. Look Again shows many of the High collection’s most prized prints and many unsung gems.


Design Conversations: Stefan Sagmeister. The acclaimed designer begins the third year of the Museum of Design Atlanta series. He’ll explore the essence of beauty and the transformative power of beautiful design while talking about the just-released book Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty that he cowrote with colleague Jessica Walsh. 7 p.m. April 4 at MODA in partnership with Miami Ad School at Portfolio Center.

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Photography Pop-Up Gallery. Featuring the work of New York City-based fashion photographer Landon Nordeman; portrait and documentary photographer Jerry Siegel‘s REVEAL, which celebrates Atlanta drag artists; and Atlanta abstractionist Spencer Sloan‘s digitally manipulated paparazzi photos. Presented by Ponce City Market and Spalding Nix Fine Art. At Ponce City Market between Ponce Denim Co. and COCO + MISCHA. Through March 31.

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