Mike Jensen

To lend some site-specific oomph to the summer exhibition “Modern by Design,” Atlanta’s High Museum of Art has commissioned installations from Dutch designer Joris Laarman and Japanese collective Nendo. Laarman’s contribution, Digital Matter, features a robotic arm called Abby that has been programmed to construct an elaborate, quasi-Baroque console table using tiny metal blocks. Each block is the physical-world equivalent of a three-dimensional digital unit called a voxel, or volumetric pixel. If you can’t make it in person to watch Abby at work, check out the video on the museum’s website. Through Aug. 21. • high.org