Art Review

by Pelican Bomb

Sharing our stories. Each week, Pelican Bomb brings you exhibition reviews, great features, intelligent interviews, and more.

A Dual Role: Robyn LeRoy-Evans’ Artist Residency in Motherhood

· By Ashley L. Voss

Ashley L. Voss talks to artist Robyn LeRoy-Evans about the difficult balance of raising a child while nurturing a creative practice.

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On Full Existence: William Eggleston at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

· By Laurence Ross

Laurence Ross contemplates William Eggleston’s focus on the everyday and the effect that has had on contemporary photography.

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Defining Difference: Hank Willis Thomas at the SCAD Museum of Art

· By Dana Kopel

In anticipation of Hank Willis Thomas’ new site-specific project for “Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp,” Dana Kopel visits the artist’s two exhibitions at the SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah.

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The Black Market: Kevin Brisco Jr. at Good Children Gallery

· By Imani Jacqueline Brown

Imani Jacqueline Brown looks at Kevin Brisco Jr.’s newest body of work, which questions how society places value on art objects and human lives.

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Stoic and Heroic: The Amistad Research Center Celebrates Jacob Lawrence

· By Denise Frazier

Denise Frazier visits the Amistad Research Center’s exhibition of Jacob Lawrence’s silkscreen prints depicting scenes from the Haitian Revolution.

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A Woman’s Worth: “HERstory” at Stella Jones Gallery

· By Fari Nzinga

Fari Nzinga considers the importance of portraiture and representation in the group show currently on view at Stella Jones Gallery.

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Measuring the Infinite: Adrianna Speer at the Firehouse Gallery

· By Dillon Raborn

Dillon Raborn places Adrianna Speer’s recent works—on view in an exhibition in Baton Rouge—in a lineage of abstract painting and sculpture.

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Back to Reality

· By Brooke Schueller

Brooke Schueller stops by VR Arcade NOLA and tries her hand at drawing in virtual reality.

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On His Trail: Jacob Dwyer’s “DAT LIKWID LAND”

· By Benjamin Morris

Benjamin Morris watches Jacob Dwyer’s recent film, which the artist shot during a residency in New Orleans with Deltaworkers.

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Interruption and Discovery: Sidonie Villere at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery

· By Anna Mecugni

Anna Mecugni visits Sidonie Villere’s current show at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery and discusses the artist’s introduction of new materials into her practice.

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