Sharing our stories. Each week, Pelican Bomb publishes exhibition reviews, features, interviews, and more, engaging with artists, ideas, and artworks in our city. And in conjunction with our own exhibitions and public projects, our in-depth thematic series explore different topics through a range of critical perspectives.
Anna Mecugni talks to Adriana Corral, who is currently an artist-in-residence at New Orleans’ Joan Mitchell Center.
Art Review contributors share some highlights from the Contemporary Art Center’s annual open-call exhibition.
Art Review contributors share some highlights from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s annual open-call exhibition.
Emily Wilkerson talks to artist Devin Reynolds about his recent work, racial stereotypes, and equity in the art world.
We’re closing out summer with a school-themed Image Universe feature.
Benjamin Morris visits the New Orleans Museum of Art’s tricentennial exhibition, which spotlights often overlooked parts of the city’s history.
Nelle Mills reflects on Ruth Owens’ current show at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery and the racialized history of photography.
Charlie Tatum writes about Susan Bower’s reflections on childhood in her current show at Barrister’s Gallery.
Dillon Raborn considers how Doris Ulmann’s photographs at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art create a specific image of the South.
Myles Poydras looks at Jerry Takigawa’s staged still-life photographs, which reexamine the painful legacy of Japanese internment in the United States.