What Art Is

Last week I had the opportunity to interview Charlie Lucas, an artist from Selma, Alabama, who is exhibiting at MINT Gallery here in Atlanta. (The interview airs on WABE Monday, March 2, at about 10:44 a.m., because of course you want to hear it.) The contrast between talking to him and with other artists over the…

Perks and Parts

Although Art Relish is on hiatus, one of the lasting perks is being invited to art previews. A little while ago, with ACP, I interviewed Atlanta Ballet photographer Charlie McCullers. Now the Ballet occasionally invites me to events. Last night we saw excerpts from “Love Stories,” coming up May 10-12 at Cobb Energy Centre.

We never knew

This is an interesting story about a photographer’s image recreated as a sculpture. Photographer is an exhibiting professional and shows this work. While plagiarism and appropriation are important and interesting topics, I’m most fascinated by this quote from the sculptors: “We never knew the image had been taken by a professional photographer.” There is no…