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Southwest Florida, here is Sarah Peacock. You are welcome.

It is always fun to receive positive criticism from other writers but it is an especially unique experience to have another writer stop you mid-sentence and say, “Hey, you should check out this other artist instead.”  Enter Sarah Peacock and now, I introduce her to you, my delicious, southwest Florida.

Born and raised in Atlanta, Sarah Peacock is a singer and songwriter who now calls the continental US her home. The …more…

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Do Your Bidding at Art Papers’ Annual Auction

Ladies and gentlemen, start your bidding. The 13th annual ART PAPERS silent art auction is set to begin February 11, 2012 at Mason Murer Fine Art. In addition to artists receiving up to 35% of the proceeds from the sale of their work, Atlanta’s signature visual art event will benefit new and existing programs from ART PAPERS, the award-winning, Atlanta-based contemporary art magazine.

Including an impressive collection of works by Radcliffe …more…

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Kiang Goes Out with a Bang

Kiang Gallery, one of the most revered galleries in the Atlanta art scene, ends its remarkable 20-year tenure in the city with 16 Sided Crystal, a solo exhibition presenting works by local artist Ben Steele. The 16 oil on panel works, paintings based on straight photographs that are both transcendental and technological, aim to “simulate a digital vocabulary through physical form…through crystals and prisms, of actual physical constructions.” ...more...

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It’s That Time of the Month for Three Atlanta Art Galleries

We’re talking about the monthly Ponce Crush, a First Saturday collaborative art stroll connecting three galleries along Atlanta’s Ponce De Leon Ave. and their respective group shows: Young Blood Gallery, a mainstay in the independent and underground art community, Kibbee Gallery, an alternative art space in the Poncey-Highland neighborhood and Beep Beep Gallery, a gallery committed to showing work by emerging local artists. ...more...

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Emily Amy Gallery Gets a Fresh Coat of Polish

If you’ve been searching Atlanta for your favorite shade of OPI nail polish, we just might know where it’s gone off to. In just over a week’s time, works by acclaimed Atlanta-based artist Scott Ingram are set to grace the perfectly manicured walls of Emily Amy Gallery. The gallery’s first-ever exhibition of said artist, entitled Cusp, features drip drawings painted in nail polish in shiny, lacquered shades of metallic, neon …more…

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Art, Ahoy! Free Art Treasure Hunt Comes to Atlanta

Atlanta art lovers now have even more reason to be enamored with the city’s creative scene. AtlantaPlanIt and Georgia Perimeter College’s Department of Fine Arts have teamed up to give away one free piece of art a day until December 13. But it’s not that easy. Interested parties are going to have to dig around a bit and embark on a veritable art treasure hunt to find these pieces. ...more...

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Modern Masters Descend on High Museum of Art

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Carefully assembled from the amazing collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York as part of a multi-year collaboration between MOMA and Atlanta’s High Museum of Art, Picasso to Warhol traces the development of modernism as seen through the brush strokes, sculptures, photographs, drawings, collages and silkscreen prints of artists that radically changed the way the world views art.

The exhibition, one of the largest collections …more…