Through May 29. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays; noon-5 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment. Kiang Gallery. 1011 A Marietta St. 404-892-5477. www.kiang-gallery.com
Bottom line: Annette Gates and Pandra Williams share Kiang Gallery in an inspired pairing and knock-out exhibition.
By Catherine Fox
Annette Gates and Pandra Williams share a fascination with the wonder, complexity and metaphorical possibilities of the natural world. Both proceed from a deep understanding of biological phenomena. Yet, the way these talented Georgia artists pursue their similar interests is deliciously individual.
Williams merges her clay sculpture, installation practice and environmental advocacy in the magical “Radicis, ” an installation of abstracted natural forms that glows strange and wonderful like the landscape in “Avatar’s” Pandora.
A luminous tube of translucent laminated mulberry paper snakes across two walls of a darkened