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

Ongoing

Somebody Told Me You People Were Crazy. This nine-person exhibition features work by Atlanta-based Marc Brotherton and artists from Boston, Chicago, New York, Iowa and Los Angeles. The title comes from a 1978 concert by the Cramps. At Hathaway Gallery in West Midtown. Through July 13 (curator talk with Craig Drennen on June 12).

New

Street art. Six walls. Five artists. One alley. Go down the rabbit hole with out-of-the-way murals near Noni’s Deli on Edgewood Avenue SE. The artists: Jurell Cayetano, Chris Davis, Lonnie Quest Garner, Meagan Jain and Chris Veal. See our weekly column.

Events

A Graveyard Duet of the Past Now. T. Lang Dance performs in conversation with the Kara Walker installation The Jubilant Martyrs of Obsolescence and Ruin, acquired by the High Museum of Art in 2017. 8:45 p.m. May 22–24 at the High. $14.50 for nonmembers. Tickets through Eventbrite or at 404.733.5000. See our preview.

Open Studios. Meet the artists in the Studio Artist Program at Atlanta Contemporary in West Midtown, see their work and add to your art collection. 7–9 p.m. May 23. $10, $5 students, $35 VIP, members free (member/VIP hour starts at 6 p.m.). Tickets HERE.

Optimistical, by Nathan Pierce of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, is part of City Springs’ new sculpture garden. (Courtesy of Visit Sandy Springs)

Sculpture gallery debut. Sandy Springs debuts its outdoor sculpture gallery prior to an outdoor concert. The nine works chosen from an inaugural national competition will be on display for 10 months and are for sale. City Green at City Springs. 6:30 p.m. May 24.

Coming up

In Transit: The Return Home. Artist Jamele Wright Sr. creates a conversation about family, tradition and the spiritual and material relationship between Africa and the American South. June 6–September 13. September Gray Fine Art Gallery in Buckhead.

 

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