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A retrospective of Dawoud Bey’s career over the last 40 years, “An American Project” features around 80 works that represent the renowned photographer’s focus on capturing African American history, underrepresented communities, and themes of identity.
November 7, 2020 - March 14, 2021
A retrospective of Dawoud Bey’s career over the last 40 years, “An American Project” features around 80 works that represent the renowned photographer’s focus on capturing African American history, underrepresented communities, and themes of identity. Organized with the help of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art, the exhibition includes works from Bey’s eight major series, spanning back to his earliest street portraits taken in Harlem during the 1970s. In the years since, the photographer has become known for his work on projects like “The Birmingham Project,” a series of portraits of high schoolers across America entitled “Class Pictures, and “Night Coming Tenderly, Black,” which references the Underground Railroad.
“#InHonor: Variations on a Theme” is a series of portraits by the artist Ervin A. Johnson, Master of Fine Art recipient from Savannah College of Art and Design.
Commissioned and produced by the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), "Pierre Cardin: Le Futur" is an animated film narrating the life and career of fashion designer Pierre Cardin.
Curated by fashion historian Olivier Saillard and organized for the space by Rafael Gomes, “Masters of Cut” is a compilation of garments by the late designers Azzedine Alaïa and Gilbert Adrian.
In “Patrick Kelly, The Journey,” the artist Derrick Adams dives into the archives of the late fashion designer, Patrick Kelly, who was the first American in the Chambre Syndicale du prêt-à-porter for the French ready-to-wear industry.
he first comprehensive survey of Julie Mehretu’s work covers more than 20 years of the Ethiopian-born artist’s career in a traveling exhibition organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art.
A tribute to the essence, ideas, and labors of women, “She Is Here” features works by 20 artists chosen from the past two decades of Atlanta Contemporary’sStudio Artist Program residents.