<span>Monthly Archives</span><h1>July 2017</h1>
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: When an Artist Calls the Shots: Mark Grotjahn’s Soaring Prices Condo, the Popular New Art-Fair Alternative, Will Launch in Shanghai and Mexico City in 2018 Houston Awards Nearly $3.5 Million in Arts and Cultural Grants Arts group restages historic civil rights protest in New York Protesters Call on ICA Boston to Cancel…

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At the Studio

At the Studio: Sally King Benedict

Today at Atmos we’re speaking with artist Sally King Benedict in her Atlanta studio. Read along for a chance to hear about her Southern roots and her feature in Coca-Cola’s “10 Artists, 10 Bottles and 10 Stories” project. *This conversation has been lightly edited and condensed. Atmos: Thank you so much for having me today! So let’s talk a little bit about your first experience with art. How you got into this. You studied at Charleston, right? Sally King Benedict:…

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At the Museum

Bronx Calling: The Fourth AIM Biennial

At the Bronx Museum tonight is the opening reception for Bronx Calling: The Fourth AIM Biennial is tonight from 6-8pm. Featuring the work of seventy-two emerging artists from the 2016 and 2017 classes of the Bronx Museum’s Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program, the Biennial promises to explore “new directions for art making and touch on urgent social issues from gender inequality, racism and xenophobia, to disease, economic disparity, and the Anthropocene”. The exhibition is open until October 22nd so if…

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At the Event

Digital Storytelling and Photographic Practice

Got plans tonight? If not, head over to the International Center of Photography for their 6:30 panel, Digital Storytelling and Photographic Practice. This program looks at the photograph and related imaging practices as storytelling devices, with a focus on artists and producers working at the intersection of emerging technologies and social justice. Participants include innovative imagemakers Ziv Schneider and Olalekan Jeyifous, along with Emma Raynes, director of programs at the Magnum Foundation. This is a free event, but they ask…

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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 Please follow…

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