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Past Event January 30, 2017 / 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Home Is Where the Art Is
Gregor Turk & Murphy Townsend
Atlanta Contemporary announces Contemporary Cocktails Off-Site: Home is Where the Art Is. Not all art is only exhibited in museums - some belongs to private art collectors. You are invited to go behind-the-scenes and see some of Atlanta’s best contemporary art collections.
Surgeon, Murphy Townsend, and artist, Gregor Turk, reside in an art-filled 1913 bungalow that reflects their diverse interests. Townsend practices urology at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Turk is known for his public art installations, sculpture and mixed-media constructions that often incorporate mapping, signage and other cultural markings as well as a former studio artist and board member of Atlanta Contemporary.
Their collection includes abstract expressionists James Brooks and Conrad Marca-Relli, sculptors Alexander Calder and Harry Bertoia; photographers Diane Arbus and Sylvia Plachy, contemporary artists Kaws and Takashi Murakami, and a host of Atlanta artists including Fahamu Pecou and Anita Arliss.
Guests will receive an email with address and parking details on the morning of the event.
November 18 / 10:30am
a yoga series
A yoga series presented by Maggie Benoit and collaborating audio and visual artists.
November 29 / 6:00pm
Lead by Daniel Fuller
Join our curator, Daniel Fuller, for an in-depth discussion of our current exhibitions.
December 2 / 12:00pm
A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.