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Prospect.4

Several works at Prospect explore the chronotope of the batture, the strip of land between river and levy that floods when the waters of the Mississippi Delta rise.

Igniting the Archive

The Mexico-City-based conceptual artist Minerva Cuevas explores the ways in which seemingly banal items like fruit, chocolate, and water reflect the practices and ideology of global capitalism.

Up Close 2016: New Orleans

In 2016 we launched the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation/Art in America Arts Writing Fellowships, a joint project designed to foster art and culture writing in cities throughout the US. Fellowship recip…

Up Close: Narrative Painting

The representational paintings and drawings of New Orleans artist Willie Birch echo traditional African fractal patterns, reinforcing his solidarity with local “bottom up” social organizations…

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