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Opening a season of programming that celebrates New Orleans’s tricentennial, the Contemporary Art Center’s annual open call exhibition presents the work of over 30 regional artists.
Pippin Frisbie-Calder, Canceled Edition, 2017.
Site-specific installation: 1,028 hand-carved, woodcut, hand-painted prints of dead Ivory Billed Woodpeckers
The Ivory Billed Woodpecker was the largest species of woodpecker in North America. Once a prominent species within Louisiana, the birds were last sighted in the 1940s and are believed to be extinct.
Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp, the fourth iteration of this citywide exhibition opening November 18, 2017, and running through February 25, 2018, alludes to the city’s unique cultural land-scape as a creative force.
Sarah Morris is an exhibition of the artist’s painting, drawing and film, examining the mythologies of contemporary urbanity, and by extension, the city of New Orleans during its tercentennial year.