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The new book Artist Spaces: New Orleans, a collaboration between photographer Tina Freeman and author Morgan Molthrop provides a glimpse into the diverse and robust contemporary art scene of New Orleans. The book is the end result of Freeman’s…

At first, Stephen Collier’s show, “The Pigeons in This Town Taste Like Shit,” looks like the worst kind of drug-addled sarcastic gallery show you might see on the Lower East Side, but here, in New Orleans, it works. Context…

Prospect.3 curator Franklin Sirmans has put forth the exhibition’s theme in the question: how does one get to know the other? The implicit answer is: through art. Gauguin and Brazilian modernist Tarsila do Amaral are his historical touchstones for…

The third incarnation of the New Orleans international art biennial “Prospect.3: Notes for Now,” curated by Franklin Sirmans of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, was framed in part by the 1961 novel The Moviegoer by Louisiana author…

In his exhibition “An Imperfect Force” at Antenna Gallery, R. Eric McMaster—the winner of Press Street’s 2014 Open Call—explores the systems that govern various sports by manipulating their rules and forms. McMaster’s show centers on a video installation, The…

At last year’s Creative Time Summit, Mel Chin moderated a conversation on sustainability, “Accessing the Green City.” In his introduction, Chin cracked a few jokes, slipped in a mention his upcoming retrospective in New Orleans, and explained his practice…