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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…

Juan Logan

Since the 1960s, Juan Logan (b. 1946) has mined Southern histories to produce a powerful alloy, one joining abstraction to a narrative that yokes the social injustices of the pre-Civil Rights era to…

Camille Henrot

"Cities of Ys," organized by Miranda Lash at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), was Camille Henrot's first solo exhibition in the United States.

Nina Schwanse

In "Hold It Against Me: The Veronica Compton Archive," Nina Schwanse effectively blurred the lines between artist and subject as well as between fact and fiction by stepping into the shoes of the epon…

Angela Berry

Carnival and second lines, piracy and political corruption, crawfish boils and jazz festivals, gun violence and police misconduct and, of course, Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath—all have been mi…

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