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Your Guide To The Arts In Atlanta

Ethan Payne

Lonnie Holley’s “I Snuck Off the Slave Ship” is prophetic and haunting

One of the works that visitors to Lonnie Holley’s I Snuck Off the Slave Ship (at the Atlanta Contemporary through April 2) are likely to notice first is a large freestanding steel sculpture from 2016 titled The Seer. Holley writes of it in one of the text blocks that offer commentary on most of his artworks, “We are all seers one way or other…. Some of us are even foretellers and are able to see things before they happen.”...

Video: Tori Tinsley’s artistic exploration as a means of coping

“I’ve been an artist my whole life, but I’ve never really needed it like I do at this point in my life,” says artist Tori Tinsley, who’s mother was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia in 2009. Tinsley’s experiences of taking care of her mother under such strained circumstances has profoundly effected her own creative practices and work....