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The O Is Calling All Louisiana Artists! Submit your work to Louisiana Contemporary 2020

For the last eight years, Louisiana Contemporary, presented by The Helis Foundation has served as a vehicle for the Ogden Museum of Southern Art to highlight Louisiana’s contemporary art culture. This year’s Juror will be René Morales, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator at Pérez Art Museum Miami. René Morales will curate a selection of works submitted…

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Chandra McCormick’s “The Prayer” January Collection Highlight

Photographer Chandra McCormick was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1957 and has been documenting the state and its people for more than 25 years with her husband, Keith Calhoun. Together, they have visually recorded a wide array of events throughout the state, including New Orleans’ vibrant music culture as well as other elements of…

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Folk Art, Figurines and Football Examining Bennie Day’s "LSU vs. Oklahoma, 1950"

To celebrate LSU playing in the College Football National Championship, we’re highlighting LSU vs. Oklahoma, 1950, a folk art sculpture by Bennie Day!⁣⁣ This mixed media sculpture consists of 96 intricately carved figurines in balsa wood, spread over a 5’x8’ football field.

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Calling All Louisiana Artists! Submit Your Work to Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation

Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by the Helis Foundation has been an opportunity for the Ogden Museum of Southern Art to highlight Louisiana’s contemporary art culture for the last eight years. In 2018, the exhibition featured work by 24 artists from across the state with 34 works of art on view. This year’s Juror will be David Breslin,…

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