Gallery News

KANSAS CITY JOINS THE ROSTER OF BIENNIAL CITIES WITH OPEN SPACES

by OSMAN CAN YEREBAKAN for Cultured Magazine   During the preview for Open Spaces 2018: A Kansas City Arts Experience on a rainy Thursday, curator Dan Cameron walked a group of journalists and donors through Swoope Park [sic]. One of the largest urban greeneries in the country and a multifunctional site for recreational and cultural activities, the Midwestern…  Read More

Portrait of a creative space: The Studio of Nicole Charbonnet

By: Folwell Dunbar for ViaNolaVie | JUL 09, 2018 Nicole Charbonnet’s studio is seven thousand square feet. The main room alone is the size of a middle school gymnasium. The former warehouse built around the turn of the century also contains an apartment (Nicole lives there), storage rooms, a downstairs studio used by another artist, a garage…  Read More

The Brooklyn Museum Presents Rob Wynne: FLOAT

Rob Wynne: FLOAT On view at the Brooklyn Museum from June 6, 2018, to January 6, 2019 The Brooklyn Museum is pleased to present Rob Wynne: FLOAT, a site-specific activation putting the artist’s signature glass installations in dialogue with works in the American Art galleries. The presentation features fifteen works, mostly made from hand-poured, mirrored…  Read More

Shattering the Single Point of View: Cover Artist Edward R. Whiteman

Written by Linda T. Dautreuil for Inside Pub, photos by Candra George THE RUSTY WHEELBARROW with unusually straight legs resting on small wheels would be the focal point in Dove Cote Studio were it not for the large collection of recent paintings on reconstituted paper by visual artist Edward R. Whiteman. On a day when…  Read More

A portrait of the artist as a middle-aged woman

A portrait of Ida Kohlmeyer by artist Maddie Stratton of Where Y’Art, as commissioned by NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune for its “300 for 300” celebration of New Orleans’ tricentennial. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune By Mike Scott | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018…  Read More

“Side by Side: Dureau and Mapplethorpe shared friendship and art, but not fame,” The Advocate

A new show at Arthur Roger Gallery provides an unprecedented opportunity to compare work by George Dureau and Robert Mapplethorpe, two of the most important figurative photographers of the 20th century. In a just world, the two artists would enjoy equally significant reputations. But the general art historical line holds that the New Orleans-based Dureau’s photographs exist almost as a kind of footnote or sidebar to those of the more well-known Mapplethorpe, whose fame and notoriety have only increased since his death in 1989, while Dureau’s reputation has been mostly limited to local and specialized circles during the same period. Read More

“Review: Stephen Paul Day’s Queen of Mirth,” Gambit

Christmas has a funny way of reminding us of the innocent joys of childhood even as the world looks less and less innocent. Stephen Paul Day’s magnificently crafted, yet totally weird, Queen of Mirthshow features oversized recreations of vintage children’s games and pop culture collectibles from the shadowy recesses of America’s past. Read More

“Deep Cuts,” Louisiana Cultural Vistas

As part of Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp opening November 16-18, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will exhibit nine prints and an original woodcut block from John T. Scott’s 2003 series, Blues Poem for the Urban Landscape. Read More