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Dawn DeDeaux featured in Sculpture Magazine

Dawn DeDeaux’s retrospective The Space Between Worlds at the New Orleans Museum of Arts has been featured in the November/December 2022 issue of Sculpture Magazine. You can read the transcript below and download view the spread below.    Progressive Destinations: A Conversation with Dawn DeDeaux by Leah Triplett Harrington For multimedia artist Dawn DeDeaux, “between”… 

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A-List 2022: Demond N. Melancon

Photos by Chris Granger for NOLA Adore.  Demond N. Melancon Neighborhood: BYWATER BIG CHIEF OF THE YOUNG SEMINOLE HUNTERS AND CONTEMPORARY BEAD ARTIST WHAT YOU SEE AS OUR FUTURE 100 Black masking tribes on the streets. Mardi Gras with no Covid. Many more opportunities for youth in the arts in our city.  DESCRIBE YOUR CHARITABLE WORK I currently serve… 

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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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