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5 Spectacular Art Installations On The Atlanta BeltLine

By Jack Rattenbury

5 Spectacular Art Installations On The Atlanta BeltLine

A stroll around the BeltLine is like going to one of the best modern art museums.

Art on the BeltLine has become a day out in its own right. The beautiful installations celebrates the voices, experiences, and values of all Atlantans through the work of hundreds of visual artists, including performers and musicians.

Here are just a few of our favorite art installations on the Atlanta BeltLine that you should definitely go and check out for yourselves.

1. Brandon Sadler

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Where: 1141 North Avenue NE, 30307.

Brandon Sadler is an Atlanta based artist renowned for his public murals. This one on the BeltLine entitled The Gateway to Change: Abhaya’s Way represents spiritual and mental development, through the character Abhaya. The comic-book style is a unique contradiction, but completely works, never failing to put a smile on our face.

2. ARRRTADDICT

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Where: Atlanta BeltLine Corridor under Edgewood Ave

Honoring her Puerto Rican roots, this new mural called Somos Borincanos on the Atlanta BeltLine is not to be missed. She published a post on Instagram captioned, “There is no bigger accomplishment an artist can have than making their community feel seen. Being able to give little Puerto Rican kids a place to learn about their indigenous roots makes me feel so happy.”

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ARRRTADDICT has been very busy as of recently, also creating a stunning mural honoring Pride Month in Little Five Points. She told Secret Atlanta, ““Pride for me is about celebrating the struggles we have suffered and continue to get by making the changes our community needs.”

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3. Andrew Light

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Where: 890 Glenwood Ave SE, 30316

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Andrew Light is an academically trained sculptor and artist who created this striking sculpture on the Beltline. His work has been showcased across the globe, specifically working in metal sculptures due to his extensive history and experience in industry.

4. The Fence

 

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Where: Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail @ Irwin Street

The FENCE is one of the largest outdoor photography exhibitions in the world. Atlanta Celebrates Photography brought this public photography exhibition to the BeltLine. Featuring compelling stories that reach across cultural and geographical boundaries, this exhibition showcases 40 projects from around the world and spans nearly 1000 feet.

5. We Are All Thriving With HIV!

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We Are All Thriving With HIV! is a mural project curated by Living Walls as part of a national campaign for CDC. Vibrantly colored, utterly mesmerizing and completely touching, the mural is an attempt to break away from the stigma that HIV still holds. The mural was created by artists Ajmal Millar, Ash Walsh, John Burnett, Lisette Correa and Maite Nazario.

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