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“Review: Segregation Story,” Gambit

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At first glance, many of these photographs of Alabama in 1956 suggest the mellow, nostalgic visions of traditional American life that we associate with Norman Rockwell’s illustrations or Ronald Reagan’s speeches. Read More

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“A Space for Imagination,” U.S. Airways Magazine

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The Halsey Institute offers a glimpse inside the artistic process. Read More

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“Get Your Quick And Dirty Arts Education With Haiku Reviews,” The Huffington Post

ALLISON STEWART, Over the River #7, 2014, Mixed media on canvas, 48 x 60 inches

Allison Stewart’s new paintings, as always, abstract plant forms – or, more to the point, abstract from plant forms. Read More

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“Deborah Kass on Barbra Streisand, Jonathan Schwartz, and ‘The Good Wife,’” Blouin Art Info

Deborah Kass's "4 Barbras (The Jewish Jackie Series)" (1993)
(Courtesy of the artist and Paul Kasmin)

Interview with Deborah Kass: Paul Kasmin showed your “4 Barbras” series at Frieze New York. You called Streisand a role model in your NYFA acceptance speech. I’d love to hear more about how Streisand has been a role model. Read More

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“Stories Writ in Eyebrow Pencil: John Waters Riffs on His 50-Year Retrospective,” The New York Times

John Waters has been thinking a lot about the half-century lately. Mr. Waters, the filmmaker, author, artist, performer and provocateur, was considering the passage of time because on Friday, the Film Society of Lincoln Center will unveil Fifty Years of John Waters: How Much Can You Take?

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“Phong Bui Curates ‘Bloodflames Revisited’,” New York Times

The space at Paul Kasmin Gallery featuring paintings and other works from “Bloodflames Revisited.” Credit Josh Nefsky/Paul Kasmin Gallery

To view “Bloodflames Revisited,” an incendiary show of works by more than two dozen artists, you step up an inclined plane onto a wooden runway painted red. Read More

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“Bloodflames Revisited,” Time Out

As curated by Brooklyn Rail founder Phong Bui, “Bloodflames Revisited” riffs on the 1947 exhibition “Bloodflames” at New York’s Hugo Gallery. Read More

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“CAC, Ogden, galleries host art openings for White Linen Night Saturday,” The Advocate

The Secret Oyster Bed, 2014. Unique oil block prints on canvas. 72 x 72 inches.

Not to be outdone, Arthur Roger Gallery will mark the occasion with three shows opening in its adjacent gallery spaces on Julia Street. Painter Francis X. Pavy explores issues concerning the Louisiana wetlands in a series of new works on view in the gallery’s main space at 432 Julia, while a suite of never-before-seen photographs from a 1956 Life magazine photo essay assignment by Gordon Parks (who was also the subject of a major exhibition at the New Orleans Museum of Art last year) will be shown next door at 434 Julia. An interactive digital video piece by New Orleans artist Robert Hannant in the gallery’s video room will round out the offerings. Read More

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“Francis X. Pavy’s psychedelic swampscapes are White Linen Night worthy,” The Times Picayune

Unlike most of Francis X. Pavy’s edge-to-edge compositions, Night Flier is focused by a huge harvest moon.

Artist Francis X. Pavy’s psychedelic swampscapes at Arthur Roger gallery are cosmic pleas for the unspoiled wetlands of the distant past. Read More

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“20 New Orleans Artists You Should Know,” Complex

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While it may be best known for its vibrant music scene, New Orleans’ history of visual artists—painters, photographers, sculptors, video artists, and beyond—rivals that of any other city packed with sleek galleries and slick collectors. Though the local art community has lost some of its greatest inspirations in recent months—including George Dureau and George Rodrigue—the fierce passion of the city’s established and emerging artists continues to evolve and make NOLA a hotbed of creative activity. Here are 20 New Orleans Artists You Should Know. Read More

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