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A Panorama of Design

Exhibitions, products and personalities. By Matt Shaw for The New York TimesPublished April 21, 2022 Updated April 22, 2022 This article is part of our latest Design special report, about new creative pathways shaped by the pandemic. Five years ago, when she chewed a piece of balsa wood into something resembling a small Giacometti, her owner, Joseph Havel, an artist based… 

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Texas’s Newest Master Sculptor Is a Parrot Named Hannah

Houston sculptor Joseph Havel discovered he was living with a genius. “I thought, ‘Oh my God, my parrot can make Giacomettis.’ ” by Molly Glentzer for TexasMonthly The busiest artist in Texas has little to say when we meet, but she lets out a brief whistle. She quivers slightly as she sizes me up, gazing at… 

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The Undersung Histories of Mardi Gras’s Black Indians

The Undersung Histories of Mardi Gras’s Black Indians Video by Michael PietrzykText by Natelie Meadefor The New Yorker  In the predawn, Demond Melancon threads a detailed mosaic made of a million tiny glass beads. The stretch of canvas is etched with designs in red, gold, and green—the signature colors of the Rastafarian movement. He’ll continue… 

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Prospect.5 spotlights the intimate eye of George Dureau, photographer

By Dave Walker, communication strategist for The Historic New Orleans Collection Many of the subjects of George Dureau’s photographic portraits look directly at the camera’s lens. “I see you,” their eyes say. “See me.” The faces the viewer sees are often those of “othered” people — Black people, queer people, little people, naked people, people missing… 

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New Orleans Museum of Art presents career retrospective for acclaimed New Orleans artist

from ArtDaily NEW ORLEANS, LA.- The New Orleans Museum of Art presents Dawn DeDeaux: The Space Between Worlds, the first comprehensive museum exhibition for the pioneering multimedia artist Dawn DeDeaux, on view October 22, 2021 through January 23, 2022. One of the first American artists to connect questions about social justice to emerging environmental concerns,… 

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Dawn DeDeaux Connects Social Justice and Environmentalism in a Retrospective at the New Orleans Museum of Art

In a retrospective on view at NOMA, Dawn DeDeaux: The Space Between Worlds demonstrates the artist’s longstanding concern with the most pressing issues of our time. by New Orleans Museum of Art for Hyperallergic In Dawn DeDeaux: The Space Between Worlds, the retrospective currently on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), works from across five decades… 

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Tim Francis Makes Curatorial Debut with Black Beauty Exhibition

for The New Orleans Tribune “For a viewer, it really is an extraordinary opportunity to see the journey of Black imagery by Black artists from the past and into the present.” A group exhibition of contemporary icons and today’s emerging prodigies in Black American Art, curated by Tim Francis, is on view until Sept. 21,… 

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Black Beauty: An Exhibition Celebrating Artists of Color

by: Christopher Leach for WGNO NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGNO) —A new exhibition is on display at the Arthur Roger Gallery at 432 Julia St in New Orleans. The exhibition showcases the beauty in America’s black culture. Tim Francis is the Exhibition Curator of the new exhibition titled “Black Beauty.” The collection of art is a celebration… 

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