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2019/2020 Exhibition Season
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2019/2020 Exhibition Season

  • Mildred Thompson "Magnetic Fields," 1991 Oil on canvas. 70.5 x 150 inches. Courtesy the Estate of Mildred Thompson and Galerie Lelong & Co., New York

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2019/2020 Exhibition Season

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August 2019 Newsletter

August 2019 Newsletter

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Atlanta Daily World: How Things Are Measured: Two Paintings by Amy Sherald at Spelman Museum

Atlanta Daily World: How Things Are Measured: Two Paintings by Amy Sherald at Spelman Museum

May 15, 2019 By Michelle Hite and TK Smith, Burnaway See more here.

BLACK BOX | Rebecca Kumar: AS SMALL AS A WORLD

BLACK BOX | Rebecca Kumar: AS SMALL AS A WORLD

Monday, May 6, 2019 6:30 p.m. Rebecca KumarAS SMALL AS A WORLD AS SMALL AS A WORLD is a collection of stories that feature hurricane survivors of the American south: Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Puerto Rico. Set in the wake of the major southern hurricanes of the 21st Century thus far—Katrina, Irma, and Maria—the respective...
Pre-Order “Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi”

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BLACK BOX | Gerald Leavell II: "The Living Portrait, PV III"

BLACK BOX | Gerald Leavell II: “The Living Portrait, PV III”

Saturday, April 6, 2019 12:00 p.m. Gerald Leavell IIThe Living Portrait, PV III Interdisciplinary community artist and educator, Gerald Leavell II presents an experimental lecture-performance that explores the concept of living portraiture. Through a composition of narrative poems and dialogue, The Living Portrait, PV III illustrates collaborative artistic practice and prompts effective ways to interpret...
March 2019 Newsletter II

March 2019 Newsletter II

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