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

February 23 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Kids

Contemporary Kids

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A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.

February 28 / 6:00pm
Off-site

Member Excursion

MINT at the MET

Presented by the Young Professionals
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Join other members of Atlanta Contemporary for a special behind-the-scenes look at MINT’s new exhibitions curated by Makeda Jean Lewis

March 14 / 3:00pm
Workshop

Petri Dish Picassos + Atlanta Science Festival

Presented by Georgia Tech BBUGS
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Come learn about professional artists that use bacteria to make living artwork and learn how to become a petri dish Picasso yourself!

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