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Fall 2017

Contents:

The cover story of the Fall 2017 issue of Louisiana Cultural Vistas asked the question, “Where is Louisiana Art?” Leaders of the state’s nine arts councils weigh in on the locations and inspirations for the visual arts in their communities.

Other features from this issue include:

  • The Marsh Doctor by Justin Nobel: Blaise Pezold and an army of volunteers replant Louisiana’s fragile wetlands.
  • Reenactors by Rebecca Snedeker and Leon A. Waters: Artist Dread Scott plans to retrace the steps of the 1811 slave revolt along river road.
  • #LACULTURE: Romy Mariano curates Instagram posts that reflect the uniqueness of Louisiana culture.

Plus these regular columns:

  • Book Review: “The Gulf Provided” by Michael T. Pasquier: A look at The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea by Jack E. Davis.
  • Foodways: To Be Young Gifted and Black by Zella Palmer: A review of Jessica Harris’s memoir, “My Soul Looks Back.”
  • Geographer’s Space: The Odyssey of the Greek Slave by Richard Campanella: The story of how the sculptor of a scandalous statue found a patron in an eccentric New Orleans financier.
  • Sound Advice: America Hears Itself by Ben Sandmel: A new documentary on traditional music combines vintage and contemporary material.

With stories from our partners at the Historic New Orleans Collection, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, the Louisiana State Museum, and the New Orleans Museum of Art.

The Fall 2017 of Louisiana Cultural Vistas is available $5.95 plus shipping. Click here to order via email or call toll free in Louisiana 1.800.909.7990 or 504.523.4352 ext. 110.

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