Art Review

by Pelican Bomb

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

Exhibition Pick: “Self/Reflection”

· By Dillon Raborn

Dillon Raborn visits an exhibition at the St. Tammany Art Association in Covington of works from the collection of the New Orleans Museum of Art.

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“Asian Woman Architect”: Minnette de Silva’s Vision of Tropical Modernism

· By Emily Nonko

Emily Nonko looks back at the career of architect Minnette de Silva, whose designs paved the way for what is now known as Tropical Modernism.

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Editor’s Note: “Queer Tropics”

· By Charlie Tatum

Charlie Tatum, our Editorial and Communications Manager, introduces Pelican Bomb’s latest exhibition and a corresponding series on the Art Review, which both explore conceptions of the tropics.

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Shadow Histories: “Solidary & Solitary” at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

· By Benjamin Morris

At the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Benjamin Morris visits an exhibition that outlines a historical lineage of black artists.

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Body Talk: Trisha Brown Dance Company at the Contemporary Arts Center

· By Charlie Tatum

Charlie Tatum considers how a recent performance at the Contemporary Arts Center celebrated the legacy of dancer and choreographer Trisha Brown.

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Personal Realism: Toward the Blue Peninsula

· By Laurence Ross

Laurence Ross reflects on a recent photography exhibition at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and considers individuals’ perceptions of color and place.

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The Power of Place: A Conversation on Living and Working in New Orleans

· By Charlie Tatum

In a conversation commissioned for Field Perspectives 2017, Charlie Tatum talks with Andrea Andersson, Imani Jacqueline Brown, and L. Kasimu Harris about the difficulties, joys, and particularities of working in New Orleans.

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State of the Abstract: “Unfamiliar Again” at the Newcomb Art Museum

· By Brooke Schueller

Brooke Schueller contemplates the appeal of abstraction through the lens of a group exhibition at the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University.

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A Future Without Borders: ArteFuturo Productions’ Taco Truck Theater

· By Tina Orlandini

Tina Orlandini heads to the Art Garage for a performance by the Taco Truck Theater, organized by ArteFuturo Productions’ José Torres-Tama.

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Now They’re Gone: Pippin Frisbie-Calder at ArtPrize Nine

· By John Kissane

John Kissane looks at New Orleans-based artist Pippin Frisbie-Calder’s installation at ArtPrize, the monumental festival in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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