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NEWS: Atlanta Contemporary announces a solo exhibition from Lonnie Holley will open up 2017

Atlanta Contemporary has announced their first solo exhibition by a single artist in three years, an exhibition with Lonnie Holley. The Alabama native, who made his first artwork at age 29, is known for his assemblages of found objects, incorporating natural and man-made ephemera, such as plastic flowers, crosses and steel scraps, into totemic sculptures. “We can make art where we have to,” said Holley in a 2014 profile in The New York Times. “Dr. King, if you remember, wrote a sermon on a piece of toilet paper.”...

News Update: The Atlanta Contemporary is bringing back the Atlanta Biennial, announces this year’s artists

The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center has announced the return of the Atlanta Biennial, which has been on hiatus since 2007. “After a nine-year slumber,” says Daniel Fuller, curator at Atlanta Contemporary, “it is a pleasure to bring the Atlanta Biennial back to light. On moving to Atlanta, this exhibition allows us to go back to our institution’s roots, while thinking about art from the South in a fresh way. This Biennial is an invitation to engage voices of the south; it is a platform to gather upon.”...