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SALTWORKS

Saltworks Gallery, established in 2002, is a contemporary art gallery with a program focused on exhibiting the work of cutting-edge international artists who are keenly aware of current, sociological themes and their role as cultural investigator.

Atlanta

United States
Address:
664 11th St NW Atlanta, GA 30318
30318
Phone: 404-881-0411
Website: www.saltworksgallery.com




Artists Represented

Alejandro Aguilera
Avantika Bawa
Brian Dettmer
Kojo Griffin
Shin-il Kim
Conor McGrady
Christopher McNulty
Jiha Moon
Prema Murthy
Michael Scoggins


Current Exhibitions

SALTWORKS is pleased to present mythologies and mash-ups, new paintings by New York-based American artist, iona rozeal brown from September 25 to November 6, 2010. This is brown’s first solo exhibition at the gallery.

mythologies and mash-ups depicts an elaborately crafted universe of fantastical creatures with the purpose of creating an allegorical history rooted in African-American hip hop culture and synthesized with Japanese art historical and contemporary aesthetics. The works are painted in flat planes of color and strong lines in the style of the Ukiyo-e woodblock prints of the Edo period. brown continues her investigation of the power of consumer society to undermine individual identity introduced in her highly successful Blackface series (2001-5). This new body of work reads like an epic fable, lush and hallucinatory, in which lessons of the hip hop-era gods and goddesses are preached to the young, often falling on deaf ears. The spiritual and the material worlds co-exist in a chaotic realm of good versus evil, which is at once contemporary and timeless.

iona rozeal brown received her MFA in painting fro the Y... [ Read all ]


Exhibition Photos (6)

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Art Fairs

PULSE - Miami / New York


Submission Policy

The gallery is not accepting unsolicited artist submissions.


Press Links

http://travel.nytimes.com/2009/11/22/travel/22surfacing.html


Location And Getting There

664 11th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318.

On 11th St between Northside Dr. and Howell Mill in Atlanta's West Midtown.


Contact-Directors/Staff

Brian Holcombe, Director
Christina Caudill, Associate Director


Opening Times

Wed - Sat, Noon - 5pm and by appointment.