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Remembering Katrina Through Art

Ten years ago this week New Orleans was under water. A decade later, people who survived the flood are still turning to art to make sense of Hurricane Katrina’s fury. Several of the city’s major museums have acknowledged the anniversary with new exhibits, including one at the New Orleans Museum of Art. As Here &… Read More


A Decade After Katrina: NOMA Looks At Memories, Loss And Change In ‘Ten Years Gone’

By John d’Addario | The New Orleans Advocate This review originally appeared here As the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, expect to see media outlets and cultural institutions trotting out images of the 27storm and its aftermath that are likely all-too-indelibly seared on your memory already: houses, neighborhoods and lives destroyed by the floodwaters,… Read More


TEN YEARS GONE Brings Together Six Artists Whose Work Engages With The Broad Themes Of Time, Memory, Loss And Transformation

On view at from NOMA May 29, 2015 – September 7, 2015 New Orleans, LA- Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad themes of time, memory, loss and transformation. Timed to coincide with the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the exhibition seeks to situate the significance of the past… Read More


Review: Robin Hood: Thief, Brigand

The NOLA Project’s latest theater in City Park is a fun family show By Tyler Gillespie | Gambit Weekly This review originally appeared here In the dark of night, a group of robbers dons woodland masks and acts like spirits to scare knights who transport a large chest. The altruistic thieves plan to give –… Read More

Orientalist Art Makes a Surprising Comeback

Orientalist Art Makes a Surprising Comeback

Critics called the movement patronizing and repressive, but it is having something of a resurgence By J.S. Marcus | The Wall Street Journal This article originally appeared here > While French Impressionists were creating their masterpieces in the 1870s and ’80s, the glory often went elsewhere-to artists known as Orientalists, who worked in their Paris… Read More

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