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Raymond McCrea Jones at Columbus Museum, Feb. 28th

February 23rd, 2017
"CSU Department of Art in collaboration with the Columbus Museum invites you to join us next Tuesday, February 28 at 5:30 pm for a lecture and exhibition by Raymond McCrea Jones at the Columbus Museum at 1251 Wynnton Rd, Columbus, GA 31906.

Raymond McCrea Jones is an award-winning photographer and writer based in Atlanta, Georgia. His editorial and commercial photography has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Adweek, Forbes, The Hollywood Reporter, Entrepreneur Magazine, Stern, Outdoor Life and more. Prior to relocating to Atlanta in 2011, Jones was on staff at The New York Times where he produced and photographed pieces for almost every section of the benchmark publication.

“Birth of a Warrior” documents the transformation of 162 civilians as they become soldiers. Photographer Raymond McCrea Jones spent ten weeks in 2013 following a company of recruits during basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia. Jones was with them every step of the way from 4 a.m. until late at night through arrival, processing, outfitting, marching, inspections, drills, physical training, combat and weapons training, live fire exercises, and on through to graduation. His photographs capture a profound study of the lives and culture of those who choose to go to war."
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Ruth Dusseault’s “Play War: RESPAWN” screens Friday, Feb 10th

February 9th, 2017
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Lalla Essaydi & Sally Gall Exhibitions open at Jackson Fine Art, Fri. Feb 3rd

February 2nd, 2017
February's a great month for photography in Atlanta - and Jackson Fine Art is having an opening reception on Friday for Lalla Essaydi (who was a featured speaker for the ACP Lecture Series last year. There will also be artist's talks (highly recommended) for both artists on Saturday at 11am.


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Atlanta Photography Group (APG) 30th Annual Push-Pin Show, Thurs., Feb 23rd

February 2nd, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017 / 6:00pm - 9:30pm
Atlanta Photography Group
Tula Art Center
75 Bennett Street, NW
Gallery B-1
Atlanta, GA 30309

"Join APG members for our 30th Annual Push Pin Party & Membership Drive. Photographers are invited to showcase their work at one of our biggest events of the year. No need to mat, mount, or frame; Prints will be attached to gallery walls with push pins."
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Puppy Love opens on Saturday, Feb. 4th at HATHAWAY

February 1st, 2017
"Two Opening Receptions:
11-1
The Family Reception
Bring the kids for a hot dog, to see the show, pet the dogs up for adoption, talk with the veterans and their therapy dogs .. and maybe take a dog home?

5-8
The Grown-Up Reception
have a glass of wine, see the show, maybe take a photo home - or at least a dog :)

HATHAWAY
Contemporary Gallery
887 Howell Mill Road NW Suite 4 Atlanta, GA 30318
info@hathawaygallery.com
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Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Dedicates “Journey to Freedom” – Sat. Feb 25th

February 1st, 2017

"The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) Public Art Services celebrates the completion of the Freedom Park Pathway Public Art Project – Journey to Freedom: Women of the Civil Rights Movement by Lynn Marshall Linnemeier with photographs by Dr. Doris A. Derby, Shelia Turner and Susan Ross. The piece commemorates the contribution of women to the Civil Rights Movement past and present. The project honors the mothers, sisters and daughters of the movement by visually bridging the gap between generations and focusing on the continued commitment to social justice. The piece uses wall murals and figurative silhouettes to honor both women in Atlanta, Georgia and the greater region of the south through a variety of photographs and symbolic motifs, including quilt styled designs."
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Mickalene Thomas Exhibition & Lecture at Spelman with Art Papers Live

January 25th, 2017

We're super excited to be collaborating with our friends at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art & ART PAPERS LIVE for this Mickalene Thomas event. Be sure to reserve your seat (via Eventbrite) for ART PAPERS LIVE: Mickalene Thomas and Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Ph.D. in Conversation at 6:30pm

Mickalene Thomas: Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities
Feb. 9 - May 20, 2017
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

"The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art is proud to present, Mickalene Thomas: Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities, an exhibition featuring new work by acclaimed painter, photographer, and filmmaker Mickalene Thomas, as part of its 20th anniversary celebration. This solo exhibition, which is organized by the Aspen Art Museum, features photography, mirrored silkscreen portraits, film, video, and furniture."
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Greg Harris Photobook Talk at Fall Line Press, Thursday

January 25th, 2017
"Greg Harris - Assistant Curator of Photography at the High Museum of Art - will be joining us at our new space for a conversation about his involvement with photobook publishing in recent years. Greg has published books with his own independent press, Skylark Editions, as well as with museums and artists who are self-publishing. Greg will talk about his experiences in each of these scenarios how they present distinct opportunities and challenges for reaching an audience.

Please come with your favorite recent (or not so recent) photobook to discuss and share. Fall Line Press seeks to be a resource for photographers, book makers, and collectors to come together and discuss ideas. We'll have our reading room back up and running; and new additions to our bookshop from other presses we admire.

Fall Line Press
675 Drewry Street, Suite 6
Atlanta, GA 30306"
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Landon Nordeman, Spencer Sloan & Lisa Tuttle at Spalding Nix, Opens Feb 3rd

January 25th, 2017


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Sheila Pree Bright’s #1960Now at Center for Civil & Human Rights, starting Friday

January 11th, 2017
Sheila Pree Bright will have a temporary exhibit of her #1960NOW project at the Center for Civil and Human Rights opening on Friday!

"'1960Now' is a participatory and interactive exhibition interpreting intergenerational views of activism through social engaged art. I would like to inspire dialogue that's most needed in this critical moment in our country between races, genders and generations." — Sheila Pree Bright
Update: There are a few seats left for Sheila's conversation with Dr. Michael Simanga on February 3rd at 6pm at the Center for Civil and Human Rights. RSVP here!

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