The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Weekly Initiative News 11/26/12

Charlotte Street Foundation, based in Kansas City, MO  announced that its Founder and Co-Director David Hughes will step down from his current position as Co-Director in mid-2013, following the hiring of a new Executive Director. Hughes will transition to the role of Director Emeritus, assisting in orientation of the new Executive Director, then continuing to serve as an ambassador and advocate for artists and the organization locally and nationally:


The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, in Atlanta, GA will be hosting a screening of Jack Smith’s films on November 30th at 8pm as a part of Andy Ditzler’s Film Love series. They will be screening a restored version of Jack Smith’s Normal Love (1963-1965, 120 mins). Smith was an artist who excelled in photography, filmmaking, performance art and general theatrical experiences:


and Lawndale Art Center in Houston, TX opens their group exhibition Staring at the Wall: The Art of Boredom curated by Katia Zavistovski and featuring work of Chris Akin, Seth Alverson, Uta Barth, Jeremy DePrez, Clayton Porter and Jenny Schlief:


Image courtesy of Jack Smith and the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center