The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Thursday, January 17, 2019


Jack Whitten; Sincerely, John Head; and Michael Gibson at The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
Michael Gibson, Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, January 2008, C-print, 21 x 26 inches, Courtesy the artist.


ATLANTA, GA.- The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center presents new exhibitions by Jack Whitten; Sincerely, John Head; and Michael Gibson. Jack Whitten: Memorial Paintings; Sincerely, John Head: Boxed Set; and, Michael Gibson: We Are Selling Mainly To Americans.

For the past 20 years, NY-based painter Jack Whitten has dedicated abstract paintings to artists, musicians, dancers, politicians, writers, and friends who have passed away. Born in Bessemer, Alabama, Whitten has been deeply influenced by German and American philosophical traditions, Minimalism, and notions of tribute as informed by the Southern Baptist Church. Conceived as tributes, these works are made with acrylic paint using a variety of collage approaches and incorporating diverse inks, glass, debris, and ephemera. For each work, Whitten considers his experience with the person, and a design that might best conjure some sense of their spirit, work, and ideas.

Sincerely, John Head, based in Portland, OR, is the collaborative team of Nat Andreini and Scott Porter, artists who have been developing communal events and creating beer cozies and other ephemera in tribute to the 1977 double platinum selling album Foghat Live. In Atlanta they will present a party and recording studio, where numerous fans can sing their own versions of the songs featured on the album.

Michael Gibson is an Atlanta based artist primarily working with abstract painting. In a departure from his normal studio practice, Gibson taped numerous conversations during 2007’s Art Basel Miami. With careful editing, Gibson has created a spatial soundscape that documents the desire and spin that defines the contemporary art market, where collectors are often as influenced by what they hear as by what they see. The final utterance is by influential art dealer Jeffrey Deitch, who explains that, "We sell mainly to Americans." In addition to the soundscape, Gibson will present photographs taken of key art world figures during the fair

Founded in 1973, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center is a non-profit multidisciplinary arts organization dedicated to excellence, experimentation and education in all forms of contemporary art. Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 535 Means Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318, phone (404) 688-1970, www.thecontemporary.org.





Today's News

May 5, 2008

Moderna Museet in Stockholm Presents Time & Place: Milano-Torino 1958-1968

MoMA Explores The Work of Ad Reinhardt and Mark Rothko in Exhibition

Kamen Stoyanov: At Arm's Length at Museum Moderner Kunst

Lawrence Schiller to Present Sixty Iconic Photographs of the Sixties

Jack Whitten; Sincerely, John Head; and Michael Gibson at The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst Presents Guillaume Bijl

Sotheby's Annual Sale of Indian Art in London Realises GBP 4.2 Million

Getty Exhibition Explores the Visual Representations of Christ in Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Joe Fafard's Running Horses Sculpture Inspires Patrons' $650,000 Gift to National Gallery of Canada Foundation

Shanghai Kaleidoscope Opens at The Royal Ontario Museum

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Greatest dinosaur fossil in the world gets a new private suite at the Field Museum

2.- Marres, House for Contemporary Culture opens the sixth edition of the series titled Currents

3.- Once-in-a-lifetime exhibition reunites lost treasures of Strawberry Hill

4.- Warhol's films play a starring role in the Whitney's retrospective

5.- Torun gingerbread: the ancient luxury with a secret recipe

6.- London Art Fair announces list of exhibitors and curated sections for 2019 edition

7.- Sister Wendy Beckett, nun who became TV star, dies at 88

8.- Exhibition presents a pictorial itinerary that ranges from Monet to Matisse

9.- Survey looking at the way Punk culture used the language of sexuality on view at the Museum of Sex

10.- 'A New Way of Seeing: The History of Art in 57 Works' by Kelly Grovier published by Thames & Hudson

Related Stories



Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful