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Gallery 72

72 Marietta Street NW

Atlanta GA, 30303

Gallery Hours:: 10 am – 5 pm,  M-F

Atlanta is quickly gaining acclaim for its cutting edge exhibitions, quality contemporary art and progressive arts scene. Gallery 72 has a strong focus on local talent, serving as an institution that supports individual artists, local galleries, arts organizations and curators.

Gallery 72 is dedicated to presenting stimulating, and thought provoking contemporary art and programs that focus on advancing Atlanta’s art offerings.Gallery 72 seeks to promote cutting-edge contemporary art, while extending opportunities to artists and art organizations to explore creative expression and compelling idea.

Ephemeral Eternity: Memory, Ritual, and Myth in a time of Dissolution

 

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March 5th  – May 1st

Artists: Robin Bernat , Jessica Scott Felder, Karen Tauches, Wendy Phillips.

Ephemeral Eternity: Memory, Ritual, and Myth in a time of Dissolution is an exhibition focusing on the transience of the human condition, and the power of myth, memory and ritual to forestall vanishing and contested histories and identities. This exhibition examines the acts humanity uses to hold onto beloved memories and contested histories ranging from the personal to the political and the mythic. How we remember the past and process its influence on our present has always been and will always be a part of the human condition. How we record, protect and keep what is beloved becomes the basis for our rituals and myths, for our faiths and our archiving.   The artists in this exhibition work in many forms of media and were chosen due to varied ways they represent our physical and emotional histories.

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Previous Exhibitions: Foreword, An introduction to Atlanta  – June 2014 “Foreword” Press: ArtsATL – Review Gallery 72 Curbed – South Downtown Resurgence Continues with Gallery 72 Creative Loafing – Gallery 72 to Open in Downtown’s Old AJC Building Creative Loafing – Former AJC Headquarters Debuts as City’s ‘Gallery 72’ Grand Opening Slide Show, by Architecture Tourist