This exhibition explores the work and short-but-impactful life of the groundbreaking ceramic artist. Now on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
Anastasia Pelias’s sculpture builds on this mythological legacy, suggesting we all have the ability to commune with a higher power and influence our futures.
Nancy Rexroth: IOWA, which features 28 photographs from the groundbreaking series, is on view at the New Orleans art space through January 30, 2022.
In a retrospective on view at NOMA, Dawn DeDeaux: The Space Between Worlds demonstrates the artist’s longstanding concern with the most pressing issues of our time.
With official authorities overwhelmed and underfunded, locals have mobilized a robust relief response, among them members of the state’s thriving arts community.
Incidents include a staffer being asked to cut their dreadlocks and the permanent installation of a plantation parlor against the advisement of Black staff.
Thomas’s Femmes Noires reframes the gallery space, allowing viewers to alter their behavior from what’s expected in an art institution.
In highlighting a neglected piece of history that struck fear in the hearts of white enslavers, Scott made a statement about who gets to mine our history, simultaneously prompting questions about intentions, impact, and praxis.
In 1811, hundreds of enslaved people marched through Louisiana chanting “freedom or death.” While their oft-forgotten journey ended in massacre, artist Dread Scott spent six years organizing a reenactment to celebrate the legacy of their courage, to be staged November 8-9.
Baton Rouge police have arrested and charged Ronn Germaine Bell, a tenant in one of Roberts-Joseph’s rental properties, with first-degree murder.
The crowdfunding campaign skyrocketed after the restoration of the Notre-Dame cathedral received $1 billion in public donations.
Two photographers document the lives of incarcerated men at Angola, a former slave plantation that is now the largest maximum-security prison farm in the US.