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Online Panel Discussing "Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation"

/// February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us online for a live panel discussion about Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation. Panelists include the following jurors and artists:

René Morales, 2020 Juror, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator at Pérez Art Museum Miami
David Breslin, 2019 Juror, Director of Curatorial Initiatives at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York
Wendo Brunoir, The Helis Foundation Art Prize for Best in Show
Nic Brierre Aziz, First Place
Ann Perich, Third Place

This panel will be moderated by William Pittman Andrews, Executive Director of Ogden Museum.

Register

After you register, you will receive a link to attend in this panel presented on Zoom.

Learn about Louisiana Contemporary

Also available on this day at noon is a pre-recorded virtual tour of Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation. The tour is led by René Morales, 2020 Juror and Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator at Pérez Art Museum Miami. Link coming soon!


For the 2020 edition of the annual juried exhibition, Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation, guest juror René Morales, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), has selected 55 works by 56 artists.

Ogden Museum first launched Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation, in 2012, to establish a vehicle that would bring to the fore the work of artists living in Louisiana and highlight the dynamism of art practice throughout the state. Since its launch, Louisiana Contemporary has presented 729 works by 450 artists.

This statewide, juried exhibition promotes the contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana, provides an exhibition space for the exposition of living artists’ work and engages a contemporary audience that recognizes the vibrant visual arts culture of Louisiana and the role of New Orleans as a rising, international art center.

The Helis Foundation Art Prize for Best in Show: Wendo Brunoir
Appropriation of a Masterpiece, Spray paint on laser cut wood on birch panel
Don’t Catch You Slippin’ Up, Acrylic and spray paint on laser cut wood mounted to panel

First Place: Nic Brierre Aziz
Pimpin’ Ain’t Easy (White Barbies), Video

Second Place: Luis Cruz Azaceta
CRISIS 3, Acrylic on canvas

Third place: Ann Perich
determination or distrust, Archival pigment print

Details

Date:
February 6
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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