Atlanta-based photographer Sheila Pree Bright used her Picturing the South commission to explore the verdant and contentious landscape of Stone Mountain. Bright will be in conversation with Dr. Hilary N. Green, associate professor of history at the University of Alabama. Don’t miss this conversation that explores Bright’s process and ideas behind capturing Confederate monuments in her work. […]
Hear from artist An-My Lê as she talks about her Picturing the South commission. Since she began photographing in the early 1990s, Lê has explored the impact of violent conflict on American culture and psyche and on the natural landscape.
Taína Caragol, Dorothy Moss, and Michael Rooks will discuss the process of commissioning the Obama portraits from Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley.
Learn about the exhibition André Kertész: Postcards from Paris from curator Elizabeth Siegel. Kertész’s iconic carte postale prints offer new insight into his early, experimental years and reveal the importance of Paris as a vibrant meeting ground for international artists who created new, modern ways of seeing and representing the world.
Lauren Tate Baeza, the Fred and Rita Richman Curator of African Art, will review the history of the High’s African Art collection and discuss new ways of interpreting its current holdings and future collecting strategy.
New York-based artist KAWS (Brian Donnelly) will join Michael Rooks, Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, to discuss his current exhibition at the High, KAWS PRINTS.
Explore and enjoy the aesthetic achievements of American women artists before 1920, the year of women’s suffrage, with Erica Hirshler, Croll senior curator of American paintings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Photography transformed graphic design in the early twentieth century. This talk by Ellen Lupton shows how the camera changed design forever.
Mark your calendar for an evening exploring the designs of Frank Lloyd Wright with the High’s chief curator, Kevin Tucker.