At the Event

Art for Justice

Back in June, mega-collector Agnes Gund donated $165 million to begin the Art for Justice Fund. It is truly inspiring to watch someone not only use their wealth, but use art as the vehicle, to create positive change in our nation. “Inspired by the leadership of Agnes Gund and seeded with funds from the sale of artwork in her collection, the Art for Justice Fund offers art collectors and patrons the opportunity to contribute to significant reforms in the criminal…

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Monday Links

5 Things to Read This Week

Happy Monday Atmos! Want to ease into your week with us? Grab your coffee and extend your weekend a little longer. Here’s what we’re reading this Monday morning: Three Francis Bacon works stolen in Madrid recovered by Spanish police Artworks on Loan From the Louvre Destroyed in Fire on a French Island What to See at Frieze Sculpture Park 2017 in London Rising Up Down Under: Sydney Neighborhood Stakes Claim as Australia’s Answer to Chelsea Angela Merkel’s Humanity, Captured in…

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At the Home

At the Home: Fay Gold

Today at Atmos we’re speaking with gallerist and collector, Fay Gold, in her Atlanta home. Read along for a chance to hear about her friendships with art legends, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Robert Mapplethorpe.  *This conversation has been lightly edited and condensed. Atmos: Everyone has their own kind of path towards an art career. Do you want to talk a little bit about yours and how you got here? Fay Gold: I came here in 1966 from New York and four years prior; I’d…

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At the Museum

Send Me SFMOMA

  Here at Atmos, we love whenever we see the intersection of art and technology (um, hello artcloud). So today we’re featuring an absurdly cool initiative by San Francisco’s MoMA. Send Me SFMOMA, sends people works of art via text message. Anyone in the United States (though they are trying to expand internationally), can send a text message to 572-51 with the request “Send me….(insert whatever image, color, emotion you want to see)”. And in return, you’ll receive an instant…

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At the Museum

Joe Bradley at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Open Through October 1 is artist Joe Bradley’s mid-career survey at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Though Bradley is most known for his abstract paintings, the show explores his work across multiple mediums. The exhibition ranges from Bradley’s humanoid canvases to his most recent figurative bronzes. Pro Tip: Admission to this exhibition is free during M&T FIRST FRIDAYS @ THE GALLERY on July 7, August 4, and September 1, 2017. Check it out soon! Image: Joe Bradley (American, born 1975). East Coker,…

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At the Gallery

Alan Vega: Dream Baby Dreams

Opening tonight at Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, Alan Vega: Dream Baby Dreams. “A year after the passing of Alan Vega, who I first knew as Alan Suicide, we will present Dream Baby Dream, a memorial exhibition to commemorate Alan’s life and work. The exhibition has two components: video projections of historic performances by Suicide, and a selection of Alan’s sculpture and works on paper from the 1970’s to his last works in 2016.” Image Courtesy of: Jeffrey Deitch Gallery…

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Monday Links

5 Things to Read This Week

Happy Monday Atmos! Want to ease into your week with us? Grab your coffee and extend your weekend a little longer. Here’s what we’re reading this Monday morning: Summer Art Pilgrimages. What Can Joseph Beuys’s Mythic Boxing Match Teach Today’s Activist Artists? Translating Sight into Paint. Refugees Confront the Past Through Art, at a Pop-Up Museum. Out-of-Town Galleries Arrive, Bearing Art. Image Courtesy of: Sanssouci Palace, Berlin, Germany (Image: © Wolfgang Staudt)…

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At the Museum

Hudson Valley Finds

Finally Friday! Do yourself a favor this weekend and rent a car to go up into the Hudson Valley, New York’s latest art haven. See below for some of our top art picks! Storm King Recently given a starring role in Netflix series, Master of None, this sculpture garden is perfect for a beautiful summer day. Wear comfy shoes and trek underneath colossal sculptures by artists like Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, and Andy Goldsworthy. Dia:Beacon Occupying a former Nabisco box…

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At the Event

Ai WeiWei: Drifting

  Watch here to see Chinese activist and artist Ai WeiWei the subject of the new documentary, Drifting. The documentary is focused on WeiWei and his projects on the refugee crisis. The artists says, “There’s no words to describe [this crisis],” he continues. “I’m trying to see how civilization and humanity function, how they treat these people, how they share the very essential values and dignity of human beings.” The artist has filmed his own documentary on the crisis entitled, Human…

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At the Gallery

Robert Mann: I Scream, You Scream

Perfect timing to combat this summer heat is Robert Mann Gallery’s summer exhibition, I Scream, You Scream. “Robert Mann Gallery’s summer exhibition, I Scream, You Scream, looks at both the visual and social culture of ice cream by juxtaposing contemporary color images of ice cream itself with historical images of people savoring every sweet morsel. The show explores how photographers can capture the playfulness of the human experience indulging in the pleasures of life that will melt in your mind, not your…

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