Tag Archives: Atlanta

Hathaway David Contemporary in Atlanta

In my old vinyl collection is the Velvet Underground’s 1967 iconic LP with Andy Warhol’s yellow banana on the cover. A song on that album written by Lou Reed, “All Tomorrow’s Parties”, is an apropos title for the inaugural exhibit … Continue reading

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Jim Byrne at Timothy Tew Gallery

Last weekend closed Jim Byrne’s show at Tew Galleries. Jim had found my blog and invited me to his opening. A group of his newest paintings was exhibited there from October 25 to November 25th, along with artist Isabelle Melchior. … Continue reading

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Strawberry season

I have no excuse for not posting since February. I’ve had a painting block since early March that I don’t attribute to returning to a (wonderful) full-time job. Although it means that I could once again buy a $60 tube … Continue reading

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Miami Basel

Haven’t missed snow shoveling since I’ve been back in Atlanta, but here are some shots to get into the Christmas spirit – from the Feb. 2010 Snowmegeddon in West Chester, PA.   Good to see all the painting at Miami … Continue reading

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Summer Salon at Get This Gallery!

This past Saturday I stopped in at two galleries that have been going strong in Atlanta since after I left town in the late 90s; Get This! and Saltworks next door.  Saltworks is relocating. The director Brian Holcombe told me … Continue reading

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Bernd Hausmann at Emily Amy Gallery

On May 19th, Atlanta’s Emily Amy Gallery hosted an artist’s talk by German-born Bernd Hausmann, a Boston based painter having his first solo exhibition at the westside arts district gallery, through July 7th. The gallery’s blurb states: “The show title, Darwin’s Coral, is a … Continue reading

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Alan Loehle, painter

I first met the painter Alan Loehle at a White Space gallery opening for his wife, the choreographer and performance artist Nicole Livieratos. The post on that event can be found here. This interview doesn’t follow much of a traditional question … Continue reading

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Kronos Quartet and new music

Emory’s Schwartz Center brought the Kronos Quartet to Atlanta last night for an evening of transcendent, or as we used to say in the ’60s, mind-blowing music. In addition, the audience had a chance to see the Azerbaijan Alim Qasimov Ensemble, … Continue reading

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A weekend of music and art

This past friday evening I saw Dr. Kakali Bandyopadhyay on sitar and Anjaneya Sastry on tabla at the Schwartz Center. Both are fantastic musicians and it was a free program. Bandyopadhyay, who has been playing for twenty years, teaches sitar … Continue reading

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Can’t paint? Get in the kitchen.

I had a scare last week with six retinal tears in one eye that required emergency laser surgery. These occurred after posterior vitreous detachments (PVD’s) in both eyes during the summer and fall. Lucky for me that the Emory Eye Clinic … Continue reading

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