"Join Mark Steinmetz, a leading Southern artist whose photographs capture the distinctive character of the region, as he shares insights on the exhibition Mark Steinmetz: Terminus, at the High (March 3–June 3) photographs in, around, and above Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. His black-and-white photographs lend a poignant perspective on how this gateway to the wider world is a place of delightful paradoxes. Mark Steinmetz: Terminus is the latest chapter in the ongoing Picturing the South project, for which the High Museum commissions artists to create original bodies of work that offer new perspectives on the South’s social and geographical landscapes."(photo credit: © Mark Steinmetz)
"Gain an intimate perspective on the High Museum's acclaimed collection of historical and contemporary photographs and see photographic treasures not on public display! This course uses photographs from the High’s permanent collection and the current exhibition "A Fire That No Water Could Put Out": Civil Rights Photography to provide insights into important ideas and movements in photography."
"Monday, Feb. 19 - Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits exhibition opens in the Carter Museum. This exhibition of more than 48 portraits created by renowned photographer Yousuf Karsh features iconic photographs of Americans who have distinguished themselves in fields as diverse as business, medicine, entertainment, politics and the arts. Among the portraits included were those of artist Georgia O’Keeffe, physician and virologist Jonas Salk, singer Marian Anderson, actress Grace Kelly, businesswoman Elizabeth Arden, architect I. M. Pei and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. The exhibition runs through May 20, 2018 and is included at no extra charge in the normal museum admission.
Tuesday, Feb. 20 - Karsh is History - Film Screening and exhibit tour. Join us for a free screening of the documentary "Karsh is History" about legendary photographer Yousuf Karsh as told through his breathtaking portraits. Following the hour long film, visitors will be able to tour the new exhibition Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits. (7pm in the museum theater)"
"Atlanta Photography Group is pleased to present "Portfolio 2018", an exhibition juried by Sam Barzilay. Six exceptional artists were chosen to represent the best of contemporary photography from a national call for entries. Each artist featured in the exhibition offers a diverging approach to environmental portraiture- ranging from the surreal, to the intimate, and encompassing everything from staged narratives to social documentary work. Opening reception is Friday, February 9, from 6-9pm. Artists and Projects:
Vanessa Filley: "A Nursery Rhyme"
Michael W. Hicks, "No Man’s Land"
Kasey Medlin, "Blush"
Dale Niles, "Solidifying Roots"
Erin L. Scott, "3 Feet High and Rising"
Cherie E. Truesdell, "Dirt"
Juror Talk: Saturday, Feburary 10, 11am-12pm
Juror Sam Barzilay will present a talk on Saturday February 10 at 11am. Barzilay will talk about the works he selected and more broadly, contemporary trends in art photography. Currently serving as Creative Director of United Photo Industries – a New York based art-presenting organization promoting a wider understanding of photography – Sam Barzilay is also the co-founder of Photoville, a photographic gathering that has rapidly become among the largest and best-attended photo festivals in North America. Sam is also one of the founding producers of the T3 Photo Festival, in Tokyo, Japan."