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Installed | Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

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Shara Hughes: Don’t Tell Anyone But…

at Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

Apr. 19 – June 15, 2013

Curated by Stuart Horodner

Her canvases slide easily between abstraction and representation, establishing stage-like spaces occupied by bodies and objects. Her paintings are influenced by European and American art traditions and tensions, and she reconciles them with her own pictorial voice, albeit one that gives a shout out to artists including Henri Matisse, David Hockney, Albert Oehlen, and Dana Schutz, to name a few. Like these predecessors, she is a restless maker, shifting scales and media, and maintaining a strong link to the domestic and popular culture. -The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center website

Credit: Shara Hughes: Don't Tell Anyone But..., 2013, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA, installation view. Image courtesy of Shantey Robinson

Credit: Shara Hughes: Don’t Tell Anyone But…, 2013, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA, installation view. Image courtesy of Shantay Robinson

Credit: Shara Hughes: Don't Tell Anyone But..., 2013, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA, installation view. Image courtesy of Shantay Robinson

Credit: Shara Hughes: Don’t Tell Anyone But…, 2013, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA, installation view. Image courtesy of Shantay Robinson

Credit: Shara Hughes: Don't Tell Anyone But..., 2013, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA, installation view. Image courtesy of Shantay Robinson

Credit: Shara Hughes: Don’t Tell Anyone But…, 2013, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA, installation view. Image courtesy of Shantay Robinson

Shantay Robinson earned her MFA in Writing from Savannah College of Art and Design. She currently writes for, TheThirdEyeSite.com, an arts and culture blog.

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