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Earlier this year, President Donald Trump proposed a budget that would have eliminated the National Endowment for the Arts, among other federal cultural agencies.

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So far, congressional subcommittees have effectively ignored those proposed cuts, but one new Atlanta coalition isn’t taking any chances.

City Lights: Matthew Sweet; Sangeetayan; And More

Jul 27, 2017
Myke Johns

Thursday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

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Monday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

Ari Marcopoulos

Artist Kara Walker spent her teenage years in Atlanta after her father, artist and professor Larry Walker, accepted a position at Georgia State University. Her family lived in Stone Mountain, home of the famous and controversial Confederate memorial carving. That carving, the world's largest bas-relief sculpture, inspired Walker’s own monumental piece, "The Jubilant Martyrs of Obsolescence and Ruin." It was recently acquired by the High Museum of Art and will on view starting next year.

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The High Museum: A Break From Normalcy

Jun 8, 2017
maya martin / courtesy of Vox Atlanta

Art serves, above all, to bring each of us a little bit closer. Art is poignant. Art is honest.

It seems that the High Museum of Art is always searching for new pieces of art to add to its temporary and permanent collections to contribute to a diverse and unique collection.