for instance, in Fast Lane, left, where a sinister snout with teeth surreptitiously protrudes from beneath festive ruffles in a series that collectively alludes to consumer culture as a vast, polymorphous, booby trapped pinata. In the back gallery, works by Rosa Byun, Steph Marcus and Sean Starwars exude an acerbic pop surreality typified by Marcus' painted cardboard portrait of a well fed cat in a baseball cap with human legs dangling from its mouth--a fitting talisman, perhaps, for this tumultuous time. ~Bookhardt / New Work by John Isiah Walton, Vanessa Centeno, Rosa Byun, Steph Marcus and Sean Starwars, Through March 6, The Front, 4100 St. Claude Ave., 920-3980;
Sunday, February 28, 2016
Sunday, February 21, 2016
5 Press Gallery, 5 Press St., 940-2900; , Saturate: Recent Animations by National and International Artists, Through March 6, UNO St. Claude Gallery, 2429 St. Claude Ave, 280-6493.
Sunday, February 14, 2016
They are also very dark, so reflections on their glass from the gallery's vast arched window create an unexpected hall of mirrors effect, and it can be disconcerting to look at someone else and see one's own reflection. On the other hand, isn't that what empathy is really all about? ~Bookhardt / Photographs by Tina Barney , Through Feb. 28, New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 658-4100; Gus Bennett: The Blak Code Series, Through Feb. 25, Delgado Art Gallery, 615 City Park Ave., 671-6377.
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Sunday, February 7, 2016
Newcomb Art Museum, Tulane University, 865-5328,