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NATE POWELL: WORKING IN BLACK AND WHITE

Artist Nate Powell talks about bringing history to life in March: Book One and examines how growing up in the South in the post-civil rights era prepared him to do it.  

NEW PROSPECT.3 DIRECTOR BREAKS THE ICE WITH LOUISIANA CONTEMPORARY

The Ogden Museum of Art unveils Louisiana Contemporary this weekend.  Brad Rhines introduces us to Franklin Sirmans, the curator from Los Angeles who selected the finalists for the exhibit and who is gearing up for his stint as artistic director of Prospect.3, the biennial art expo in New Orleans.

CROSSING BORDERS: OXFORD AMERICAN'S INAUGURAL ART SHOW

Oxford American magazine brings visual artists who are from or influenced by the South together for an exhibition that explores how international travel changes our perspective