Sharing our stories. Each week, Pelican Bomb brings you exhibition reviews, great features, intelligent interviews, and more.
Lauren Scarpello looks at a recent exhibition by Carlton Scott Sturgill that attempted to unearth the sexual fantasies often hidden in daily life.
Ashley L. Voss poetically reflects on memory, time, and the paintings of Ida Floreak.
Marjorie Rawle contemplates how Jessica Bizer translates the digital world into painting in her recent show at Good Children Gallery.
Allison Glenn reflects on visibility and performance in Rashaad Newsome’s recent exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Center.
Joseph Bradshaw visits an exhibition at the New Orleans Museum of Art that explores obstruction in photography since the medium’s earliest days.
Charlie Tatum looks at how Mickalene Thomas riffs on art history to let black women determine how their bodies are presented.
In anticipation of Valentine’s Day next week, we’re highlighting a few artworks exploring the ups and downs of love, sex, and relationships.
Tina Orlandini reviews a recent performance from Junebug Productions that examines the cultural legacy of the African diaspora in present-day New Orleans.
Allison Glenn visits Dr. Charles Smith’s African American Heritage Museum and Black Veterans Archive in Hammond, where the artist aims to tell forgotten histories of the African diaspora.
Joseph Bradshaw contemplates the influence of Max Ernst and Roberto Bolaño on Norah Lovell’s recent paintings.