David Platzker is the Curator of Prints and Illustrated Books at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His passion for and promotion of artist publications and ephemera was the focus of Specific Object, the Manhattan bookstore/gallery he founded in 2004, regularly exhibiting printed material by Pop, Minimal and Conceptual artists. Earlier in his career, Platzker worked for Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, and he served as the executive director of the nonprofit bookstore Printed Matter 1998–2004. Join us to hear him talk about his work.

Admission is free.

Contemporary Talks is sponsored by Possible Futures.

Image: David Platzker, Photo: Martin Seck


Upcoming Events

May 1 / 6:00pm
Off-site

Young Professionals Happy Hour

at Whitespace Gallery

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Join other Young Professional members of Atlanta Contemporary for a special happy hour at Whitespace Gallery in Inman Park.

May 1 / 6:30pm
Special Event

Fashion in Bloom

Presented by Dream Warriors Foundation
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Dream Warriors Foundation presents Fashion In Bloom, a celebration of creative expression, bringing together local designers/makers who are moving the art of slow fashion forward with the local dance community in a unique fashion show experience.

May 9 / 7:00pm
Contemporary Cocktails

Exhibition Openings

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Join Us for our Spring Exhibition Openings with solo shows by William J. O’Brien and Erin Jane Nelson. New Project Space exhibitions will open concurrently. Check our website for details!

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