Art Review

by Pelican Bomb

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.

Absence and Presence: An Interview with Adriana Corral

· By Anna Mecugni

Anna Mecugni talks to Adriana Corral, who is currently an artist-in-residence at New Orleans’ Joan Mitchell Center.

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Critics’ Picks: “Constructing the Break” at the Contemporary Arts Center

· By Nic Brierre Aziz, John d’Addario , Taylor Murrow

Art Review contributors share some highlights from the Contemporary Art Center’s annual open-call exhibition.

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Critics’ Picks: “Louisiana Contemporary” at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

· By Ann Hackett, Myles Poydras, Charlie Tatum

Art Review contributors share some highlights from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s annual open-call exhibition.

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Surfin’ U.S.A.: An Interview with Devin Reynolds

· By Emily Wilkerson

Emily Wilkerson talks to artist Devin Reynolds about his recent work, racial stereotypes, and equity in the art world.

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Image Universe: Back to School

· By Staff

We’re closing out summer with a school-themed Image Universe feature.

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For Us All: “Changing Course” at the New Orleans Museum of Art

· By Benjamin Morris

Benjamin Morris visits the New Orleans Museum of Art’s tricentennial exhibition, which spotlights often overlooked parts of the city’s history.

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On Camera: Ruth Owens at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery

· By Nelle Mills

Nelle Mills reflects on Ruth Owens’ current show at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery and the racialized history of photography.

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Barbie Dreams: Susan Bowers at Barrister’s Gallery

· By Charlie Tatum

Charlie Tatum writes about Susan Bower’s reflections on childhood in her current show at Barrister’s Gallery.

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The Southern Half: Doris Ulmann at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

· By Dillon Raborn

Dillon Raborn considers how Doris Ulmann’s photographs at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art create a specific image of the South.

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Speaking Up: Jerry Takigawa at the New Orleans Photo Alliance

· By Myles Poydras

Myles Poydras looks at Jerry Takigawa’s staged still-life photographs, which reexamine the painful legacy of Japanese internment in the United States.

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