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News: Joe Bankoff has been named the new chair of the Fulton County Arts Council

Joe Bankoff has been announced as the new chair of the Fulton County Arts Council. Bankoff served as the CEO of the Woodruff Arts Center for nearly 6 years before retiring from the position in 2012. From there he moved on to join Georgia Institute of Technology as the Chair of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs. Prior to that Bankoff spent 32 years as a senior partner at King & Spalding....

Review: MOCA GA’s “Creecy: A Survey of Major Paintings” makes the painter’s painter accessible

Entering the expansive space of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia’s Educational Resource Center, I felt instantly immersed in Herbert Creecy’s lifelong “love affair” with painting. Jackson Pollock famously explained that he painted his unstretched canvases on the floor because he felt “more at ease [and] nearer, more a part of the painting since this way I can … literally be in the painting.” Like Pollock, Creecy lived painting, and visitors to Creecy: A Survey of Major Paintings, at MOCA GA through Aug 20, 2016 can experience the artist’s intense and passionate engagement with paint....