Although only in its infancy, Prospect New Orleans has garnered worldwide attention as an innovative and important contemporary art biennial with its latest rendition. Prospect.3: Notes for Now opened this past weekend, and will take over eighteen venues across New Orleans until January 25th of next year. Under the curatorial eye of LACMA’s Franklin Sirmans, the biennial has brought in 58 world class artists to NOLA, with programming and events free of charge – fostering the belief that art engenders social progress... More
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TODAY'S FEATURED VIDEO
Bahamian artist Tavares Strachan discusses his piece, Polar Eclipse, from the 2013 Venice Art Biennale with Vernissage TV. Presented in the Bahamas’ first pavilion in history for the 55th biennale, the piece combines sculpture, video, sound, projections and neon to portray the story of the 1909 polar expedition of Robert Peary and Matthew Alexander Henson. Strachan explains insight behind the work, including bringing a children’s choir from the Bahamas to Venice to perform a welcoming song that ties the Bahamas to both Venice and to the North Pole, further exploring the artist’s desire to explore the tie of identity to location. More about the artist