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.
Dillon Raborn contemplates how queer identity is represented in an open-call exhibition organized by a Baton Rouge-based arts and culture publication.
Brooke Sauvage heads to the Central Business District to check out a new public sculpture by Ashley Pridmore.
A recent exhibition turned Barrister’s Gallery into a birdwatcher’s paradise. Myles Poydras reflects on some of the standout works that were on view.
Dana Kopel looks at New Orleans-based artist Ashley Teamer’s current solo show at Fort Gansevoort in New York. Teamer’s latest collage-based works use WNBA trading cards and sports imagery as source materials.
Taylor Murrow visits an exhibition at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and considers the legacy of female abstract artists in the South.
We’re sharing a collection of photographs by artists Maria Hinds and Matthew Thompson, who documented the belongings of Herman Wallace, who unjustly spent 41 years in solitary confinement.
Charlie Tatum talks to trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard about his new album, the process of composing an opera, and the social impact of music.
Ann Hackett explores the questions some artists and arts organizations in New Orleans are asking themselves about their relationships to the oil industry.
Dillon Raborn visits Robert Williams’ solo show at the LSU Museum of Art in Baton Rouge. The exhibition features two decades of Williams’ satirical Pop Surrealist paintings.