Atlanta Arts and Culture Blog 

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4 noteworthy visual art shows opening this weekend

  • 7:00 am Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 by Howard Pousner

Radcliffe Bailey curates at Gallery 72

The City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs and the Cyclorama will present “Art Against the Wall,” a group exhibit opening Saturday at downtown Atlanta’s new Gallery 72 that will examine the consequences of the Civil War and wars in general. It’s being curated by Radcliffe Bailey, the nationally noted Atlanta artist who frequently layers images, found objects and text to explore themes of ancestry, race and memory.

Through Aug. 22. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays. 2 City Plaza, 72 Marietta St., Atlanta. 404-546-6815, www.ocaatlanta.com.

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